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  • UN Ranks Canada As World’s 5th Happiest Country

    If you are seeking happiness in life, you may want to move to Canada! According to the 2015 World Happiness Report published in April 2015 by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), Canada is ranked as the world’s 5th happiest country out of the 158 countries assessed around the globe. Factors that UN researchers used to evaluate “happiness” included the availability of social support; generosity; healthy years of life expectancy; income; perception of corruption in business and government; and perception of personal freedom. Each of the 158 countries examined received an overall score between 0 and 10 (with 0 being the lowest score and 10 being a perfect score). Canada came in fifth place on the happiness scale with an overall score of 7.427, which was not far from first place Switzerland which received a total happiness score of 7.587 from the UN researchers.

     

    Many people from around the globe who are looking for better opportunities in life decide to move to Canada. In fact, Canada is one of the world’s top immigration destinations, with approximately 250,000 foreign nationals approved for Canadian immigration each year. It’s easy to understand why people who live in Canada are so happy. After all, Canada is one of the world’s wealthiest countries and boasts one of the highest standards of living on Earth. Canada is also famous for its spectacular scenery and for welcoming immigrants from every region of the world. So many people have been approved for Canadian immigration that Canada has become one of the most multicultural countries on the map, with one out of every five Canadian residents originating from outside of Canada. If you would also like to live in Canada and want to find out if you are likely to meet the eligibility requirements for Canadian immigration, click here!  

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