Canada Ranked Second Best Country In World According To New Report

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Canada has nabbed the second spot on a new report ranking the best countries in the world.

US News partnered with Y&R BAV Consulting and the Wharton School to compile a list of the top countries.

While Switzerland came in first place, Canada was right behind them. Third place went to the UK, fourth to Germany and fifth to Japan.

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Canada ranks high in the “Quality of Life,” “Citizenship,” and “Entrepreneurship” categories.

Canada has a good quality of life, due to being economically stable, a good job market, and our well-developed public health system.

Citizenship ranks high due to gender equality, religious freedom, and being a country that respects property rights.

Entrepreneurship also has high rankings because of an educated population, well-developed infrastructure and being connected to the rest of the world.

The report looked at 80 countries through a survey of more than 21,000 people.

It’s a big year for Canada. Our country was voted the top place to travel to by Lonely Planet in 2017.

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