Canadian Cities With Most Opportunities for Potential Migrants Like You

Once more, we have a chart of the top most livable cities in the world thanks to the recent survey organized by the Economist Intelligence Unit index. 

Wondering, why are you reading this? Since you are pursuing a Canadian residency visa, you must look at where you will settle down after immigration. Rejoice, three of Canadian cities have voted to be in the list of the top ten livable cities i.e. Calgary (5th), Vancouver (6th) and Toronto (7th). These cities are now proved to have the best offerings in the following categories– stability, culture and environment, healthcare, infrastructure, and education. Canada has the highest number of cities to be in the TOP 10 livable cities list, with Japan and Australia’s two cities to get positioned and giving a tough competition. Let’s know more!

Calgary is the major urban centre of Southern Alberta and host of large oil and gas resources. As per the recent data, Calgary’s overall population is expected to grow by 131,400 in five years. Especially the youth is thriving and settling in the city. Yet the population density is low and quality of life is high. 

  1. Calgary is already a city with abundant housing properties. To accommodate the large crowd of immigrants and citizens, the total residential building investment in Calgary is expected to be $2.6 billion over the coming five years.
  2. The labour market in the Calgary Economic Region (CER) has improved in recent months. In June 2019, the region’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.5% from 7.1% a year ago. 
  3. Total employment increased by 38,600 people, thanks to the 33,200 full-time jobs created over the past twelve months. Total employment in the Calgary Economic Region is expected to grow by an annual rate of 1.6% in 2019.
  4. There are predictions of Unemployment rate drop to 5.9% by 2024 with solid growth in the economy as the regional economy is expected to add 108,500 jobs over the six years from 2018 to 2023.

The city of Calgary is expected to remain a more attractive destination for migrants in Alberta shouldering next to the capital Edmonton.

 Rank  Overall  Stability  Healthcare  Culture & Environment  Education  Infrastructure
  5  97.5  100  100  90  100  100


Vancouver, the city with the best climate in Canada with abundant nature and beautiful beaches. One of the largest population of English speakers lives here. As an ethnically diverse city, you will find people with Scottish, Irish and German origins.

According to a recent report, Businesses are facing a massive challenge of finding workers in Vancouver. It is not only IT or Finance occupations, but jobs like cooks and chefs are also having high demands, so much that employers are willing to pay high wages just to retain the workers. 

Across Canada, the unemployment rate is the lowest and BC is with the lowest of them all with 4.4%. Furthermore, most of the employment gains in the province are happening in the capital city of Vancouver.

  Rank  Overall  Stability  Healthcare  Culture & Environment  Education  Infrastructure
  6  97.3  95  100  100  100  92.9


Toronto, known to be an industrial capital as well as a popular destination for students. No wonder, in the EUI ranking the city has scored 100 in the education category.

When it comes to Ontario, there is always multiple developments are happening across the province. And Toronto is the busiest. This migrant-friendly city is a magnet for industries and new investments. Look at the August reports by the Department of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)!

  Rank  Overall  Stability  Healthcare  Culture & Environment  Education  Infrastructure
  7  97.2  100  100  97.2  100  89.3


You can migrate any of these top livable cities in Canada through a PNP nomination. As we always say, you should always be up to date with the current job markets of Canadian provinces and decide according to your choice and needs. If you wish to know more about provinces and the major cities of Canada, call us today to talk to our experts and let’s plan for your future!


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