Canada is pretty great, we don't need a survey to tell us that...but just in case you wanted some back up info when you remind your foreign friends why we're the best:
New research has created 75 scores for different countries all over the world and takes into account everything from culture to business and regulation, has dubbed Canada the 2nd best country in the world and the BEST country in terms of quality of life...like the ENTIRE world.
Says who? Well, about 16,000 people who's perceptions of a host of countries were a part of a survey conducted by ad agency WPP, the Wharton business school, and US News & World Report. These people
The Quality of Life subranking is based on an equally weighted average of scores from nine country attributes that relate to quality of life in a country: affordable, a good job market, economically stable, family friendly, income equality, politically stable, safe, well-developed public education system and well-developed public health system. And Canada seems to be pretty damn good at all those things!
Guys, we beat Sweden in the quality of life section... AND THEY BROUGHT US IKEA AND MEATBALLS.