• User Number Password
  • Canada #2 Best Country in the World For 2016

    According to a survey of 16,000 people around the globe conducted by US News & World Report, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and BAV Consulting, Canada is ranked as the #2 best country in the world for 2016, after #1 Germany and ahead of #3 United Kingdom, #4 United States, #5 Sweden, #6 Australia, #7 Japan, #8 France, #9 Netherlands, and #10 Denmark.

     

    This large survey conducted in four regions of the Earth measured 65 country characteristics which were grouped into nine major categories: adventure, citizenship, cultural influence, entrepreneurship, heritage, open for business, movers, power, and quality of life. Countries received a score and ranking for each major category as well as an overall ranking.  

     

    “Adventure” examined to what extent a country has a nice climate and is considered fun, friendly and beautiful. On this category, Canada was rated #15 in the world.

     

    “Citizenship” measured such issues as gender equality, how much a country cares about the environment and human rights, the level of religious freedom, trustworthiness, how progressive the country is, distribution of political power, and respect for property rights. On these factors, Canada came in 2nd place.

     

    “Cultural Influence” investigated whether a country is perceived as possessing a modern, happy, fashionable, trendy, prestigious culture, with culturally significant entertainment. Canada was listed as #11 in this category.

     

    “Entrepreneurship” looked at how well-educated a country’s population is, its technological expertise, the skills of its workforce, its level of innovation and entrepreneurship, how easy it is to access capital, how developed its infrastructure and legal framework are, and the transparency of business practices. Canada was ranked #5 in the world for having conditions favorable for starting a business.

     

    Canada placed 29th for “Heritage” which involved such items as the number of cultural attractions, good food, and having a rich history.

     

    “Movers” measured how dynamic, unique, or distinctive a country is considered to be. On this topic, Canada ranked #34 in the world.

     

    The “Open for Business” category focused on a country’s bureaucracy, whether its tax environment was favorable, the level of corruption, transparency of governmental practices, and how cheap the cost of manufacturing is. According to this survey, Canada is the #3 best country for businesses to operate in.

     

    “Power” evaluated the global leadership of a country, the strength of its military and international alliances, and its economic and political influence around the world. On this measure, Canada came in 11th place.

     

    Canada was ranked #1 in the world for “Quality of Life” which assessed to what extent a country is affordable, family friendly, economically and politically stable, boasts a good job market, and possesses a well-developed public health system and education system.   

     

    Thus, while Canada received respectable ratings in all nine of the key categories of this global survey, it was particularly perceived as having the #1 highest quality of life on Earth and being among the top places on the planet for citizenship and business.

     

    As this survey reveals, people who live in Canada enjoy a high standard of living in a scenic country which guarantees freedoms and offers great educational, employment and entrepreneurial options. These and many other factors have helped to make Canada one of the most popular immigration destinations for skilled foreign workers and their families.

     

    If you want to live in Canada and want to learn more about Canadian immigration, click here!  

     

    Most Canadians Hold Positive View Toward Immigrants

    A Pew Research Center report published on March 14, 2019,  says that people who live in Canada have the most positive view toward immigrants of any of the world's top 18 immigration destinations. According to the international survey, 68% of individuals living in Canada believe that immigrants make their country stronger. By

    Employment in Canada Rises to Record Rate

    On December 7, 2018, the Statistics Canada (StatCan) governmental agency reported that employment in Canada soared to its highest level in more than 40 years. During November 2018, an overall increase of 94,100 new Canadian jobs were added to the country’s growing economy, causing the unemployment rate in Canada to

    2018 Canadian Immigration Report Summarized

    Canada’s hunger for skilled foreign workers has led to a major boost in how many visas will be issued over the next three years, according to the updated Canadian immigration plan revealed on October 31, 2018. Ahmed Hussen, who is the Canadian immigration minister, announced that the national government will allow

    Canadian Immigration Boosts Population Growth

    Canada’s population is growing rapidly, mainly due to Canadian immigration. Statistics Canada reported in September 2018 that the Canadian population is rising at a rate not seen in close to 30 years. For example, there were an additional 518,588 people living in Canada in July 2018 compared to 12 months

    Great Places to Live in Canada for 2018

    There are many factors to consider when choosing where to live in Canada, so some recent reports may help to narrow down the search for that perfect place to call home.For example, The Economist rated 140 cities around the globe and named Calgary as the 4th most livable city in

    Ontario Is Top Choice for Immigrants Moving to Canada

    The Canadian province of Ontario continues to be the #1 destination for immigrants moving to Canada. In 2017, 111,925 new immigrants out of the 286,480 relocating to Canada that year settled in Ontario, with 85,500 of these newcomers moving to the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). By comparison, the French-speaking province of Quebec

    High Quality of Life in Canada

    In the 2018 Best Countries report published on January 23, 2018, Canada was ranked as the world’s best country for quality of life in 2018. The Best Countries survey is conducted each year by US News and World Report, Y & R BAV Group, and the Wharton School at the University

    Economy Created 422,500 Jobs in Canada During 2017

    Data released by Statistics Canada in January 2018 revealed that the economy created 422,500 new jobs in Canada during 2017, which brought the country’s unemployment rate down to just 5.7 percent (the lowest it has been since at least 1976). Of the 422,500 new Canadian jobs filled last year, 394,200 were

    For All Posts
  •