A new 2018 survey by Moneysense magazine has named Oakville, Ontario as the best Canadian City for the immigrants in 2018. The survey put Oakville near and ahead to Toronto (which is considered the best choice for newcomers to Canada).
Moneysense Magazine Survey of the Best Canadian City for Immigrants
Toronto is placed in the 5th position as the best Canadian city by the survey of the best places to live in Canada.
Oakville is located on Ontario Lake’s shore at around 40km southwest of Toronto. It has a population of around 200,000 people. According to Moneysense magazine, Oakville is a wealthy choice for residents with a small-town sense of community. The mega-mansion is balanced here by affordable housing access.
Based on the 10 categories like – culture, amenities, population growth, taxes, commute, weather, crime, health-care access, economy and wealth, and affordability, 415 Canadian cities were ranked by Moneysense magazine survey. According to the survey, a city should be safe, affordable, easy to get ground, including good weather, and should be prosperous to be called among the most livable city.
Moneysense award points to Canadian cities based on the basis of the percentage of people speaking a language other than English and French. It increases the importance of low employment rate, access to the airport, and affordable rents. According to the survey, the visible minorities’ percentage in Oakville has increased from 18% to 31% over the last 10 years. About 30% of the residents here speak a language other than English & French.
10 Best Canadian Cities for new Immigrants to Canada
Here is the list of the top 10 Canadian cities for the immigrants or the newcomers according to the Moneysense magazine survey:
- Oakville, Ontario
- Ottawa, Ontario
- Mont-Royal, Quebec
- King, Ontario,
- Toronto, Ontario
- Milton, Ontario
- Brossard, Quebec
- Delta, British Columbia
- Westmount, Quebec
- Vaughan, Ontario
Get the full list of list of 100 Canadian cities here.
Oakville is at the top for the best Canadian city by rank in 2018 because of its access to education, a thriving immigrant population, and a good job market. It’s the 35th most linguistically diverse city in Canada because people here speak a language other than English and French.
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