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Canada Dominates List of Top Five Most Liveable Cities in the World

September 23, 2016

Last month, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) published its Global Liveability Ranking and Overview.  While Melbourne and Vienna captured the top two spots, the Canadian cities of Vancouver (British Columbia), Toronto (Ontario) and Calgary (Alberta) rounded out the top five, illustrating the hig…

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Toronto ranked #1 in KPMG's list of tax competitive global cities

September 19, 2016

KPMG’s Focus on Tax, a study of total business tax costs by country and city, highlights Canada's low tax costs and ranked Toronto, Ontario in the top spot among global cities for tax competitiveness.

Focus on Tax is a supplemental report of KPMG’s biennial survey, Competitive Alternatives, w…

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Top Four North American Cities are in Canada According to Quality of Life Survey

March 24, 2016

Mercer's quality of life rankings cover 230 destinations based on their Quality of Living Survey, which compares conditions in 440 cities in order to offer companies insight into how to fairly compensate employees when assigning them to international positions.

Vancouver, British Columbia(5) is N…

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Toronto Solidifies Reputation as a Global Financial Centre

December 8, 2015

The 18th edition of the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI) indicates that Toronto is second to only New York City in financial centre competitiveness among North American cities.  Toronto moved ahead of Chicago, Boston and San Francisco from the previous ranking and also moved into the global “to…

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Calgary and Toronto Rank High in Scorecard on Prosperity

April 6, 2015

In its seventh annual edition of the Scorecard on Prosperity, the Toronto Region Board of Trade (the Board) measured and assessed the economy and labour attractiveness of the Toronto Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) against 23 other metropolitan areas around the globe.  Canada’s largest city, Toron…

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Canadian Cities Rate High in New Quality of Living Survey

March 17, 2015

The Mercer 2015 Quality of Living rankings identified Vancouver, Ottawa and Toronto as the top North American cities based on Mercer’s quality of living criteria.  Mercer is an international consultancy focused on talent, health, retirement and investments. It helps multinational companie…

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Innovation Alley Celebrates Winnipeg's Thriving Technology Sector

February 24, 2015

Winnipeg, Manitoba continues to recognize the role of its technology community plays in the city’s economy by naming a section of Adelaide Street “Innovation Alley.”  The area, located in the city’s historic West Exchange District, is home to many of Manitoba’s exciting technology fir…

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Toronto Ranked Best Place to Live in the World

February 6, 2015

Toronto has been chosen as the best large city to live in, according to the annual rankings of the Economist Magazine's Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

Canada's largest city topped 50 other locations based on the rankings of safety, liveability, democracy, cost and other indicators relevant to…

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Toronto Chosen as Most Liveable Location in North America

January 28, 2015

ECA International, a world leading provider of knowledge, information and technology for the management and assignment of employees around the world, ranked Toronto as the most liveable location for North Americans.  Vancouver and Ottawa tied for 3rd place in the index.

“Good air quality, solid in…

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Cisco Canada chooses Toronto for $150 million investment

July 23, 2014

Cisco has chosen Toronto as the base for its innovation hub, investing in venture-capital funds, incubators and companies to the tune of $150 million.  They employment spin-off is estimated to be 1,700 new jobs in the province of Ontario.

Canadian firms have previously criticized the lack of ventu…

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Wall Street Journal Says, “Build Your Start-up in Toronto

June 6, 2014

A Wall Street Journal article recently declared Toronto, Ontario as the best place in Canada to build a start-up.  The article drew on the results of Startup Genome’s Startup Ecosystem Report from 2013. Toronto is Canada’s largest city and it also ranked 8th in the world.

Investors from the U…

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Cisco Chooses Toronto for Global Innovation Centre

March 5, 2014

Toronto is one of four – and the only North American location – global innovation hubs slated for a $100 million investment by Cisco Systems Inc.  The company is a global leader in Internet backbone equipment and has created this innovation investment to promote advancements in "Internet of everythi…

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