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Canada’s Best Places To Live & Work Remotely In 2021 Were Just Revealed

They're not necessarily where you'd expect, either! 🏠

A new ranking of Canada’s best places to live and work remotely in 2021 was just revealed and you may be surprised to see which communities took the top spots!

To compile the top 25 list, Maclean’s Magazine considered factors like housing affordability, crime rates, local weather, health resources, amenities, population growth and internet quality.

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Maritime cities dominated the top spots on the list, with Halifax coming in first place, followed by Fredericton in second.

Moncton came in seventh, while Charlottetown and Saint John ranked tenth and twelfth respectively.

Many of the places at the top end of the list were praised particularly for their super strong internet connections and the excellent access to local amenities.

Which provinces came out on top?

Ontario communities scored particularly high too, with St. Thomas and Belleville taking third and fourth place respectively.

Cornwall came in eighth, while Toronto, Brampton, Welland, Windsor, Woodstock and Strathroy-Caradoc all made the top 20.

Niagara Falls also came in at 24, while Tillsonburg rounded-off the list in 25th place. 

What does the top 25 look like?

  1. Halifax, N.S.
  2. Fredericton, N.B.
  3. St. Thomas, Ont.
  4. Belleville, Ont.
  5. Edmonton, Alta.
  6. Winnipeg, Man.
  7. Moncton, N.B.
  8. Cornwall, Ont.
  9. Brooks, Alta.
  10. Charlottetown, P.E.I.
  11. Toronto, Ont.
  12. Saint John, N.B.
  13. Brampton, Ont.
  14. Saskatoon, Sask.
  15. Welland, Ont.
  16. Windsor, Ont.
  17. Regina, Sask.
  18. Langford, B.C.
  19. Woodstock, Ont.
  20. Strathroy-Caradoc, Ont.
  21. Medicine Hat, Alta.
  22. Central Saanich, B.C.
  23. Sidney, B.C.
  24. Niagara Falls, Ont.
  25. Tillsonburg, Ont.