I’ve believed it since I moved here over twenty years ago, and Money Sense magazine agrees, Burlington is one of the best cities in Canada to live.  Today, Money Sense magazine published their  2012 report on the Best Places to Live in Canada and Burlington took the #2 spot.  Congratulations Burlington!


Ranking out of 190 cities
Weather 2 Affordable housing 136
Household income 20 Discretionary income 29
New cars on road 44 Job prospects 38
Population growth 17 Doctors per 1,000 54
Low crime 3 Walk or bike to work 163
Transit 37 Health pros % 122
Culture 34

*Data from MoneySense

Our perpetually low crime rate and fabulous weather are among the highest scores that helped us secure such a desirable ranking.  If you have never been to Burlington or you are thinking about moving here, come check out all that we have to offer – you won’t be disappointed.  To view all of the scores and the rest of the cities on the Money Sense list, click here.