The best country in the world to live in
Date: Friday, October 25 2002
Topic: International News
The United Nation has rated Canada as the best country in the world to live in, for seven consecutive years.
In 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 and, again in 2000, Canada was ranked number one by the UN human development index as the best country in the world to live. Their surveys are based on quality of life, educational opportunities, unemployment, crime rates, and life expectancy. Quality of life in Canada is extremely high. Canada provides a comfortable standard of living, good health care, social security, public education, low crime rates, a stable and growing economy, and a clean environment.
Canada is a free and democratic society. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, guarantees everyone the rights to equality, mobility freedom of speech, assembly and association.
People around the world consider Canada a generous, peaceful and compassionate nation. Canadians are viewed as honest, friendly and polite.