Toronto Was Just Ranked The Safest City In North America
Safe and sound.
I'll be one of the first to say it, Toronto is one of my favourite cities in the world. We have an amazing restaurant and entertainment industry, are super multicultural and the streets are always bustling, yet comforting, when it comes to big cities.
It seems that The Economist agrees with me, as it just ranked Toronto the safest city in North America and the 4th safest city in the world. The Economist looked at 49 different factors in order to judge 'safety' such as digital security, health security, infrastructure security, and personal security out of a score of a possible 100. Toronto scored highest in Digital and Personal Security, along with many other cities in the top 10.
Overall, Toronto scored 87.36 points - only 2 points away from the safest city in the world Tokyo, Japan that scored an 89.8. Toronto was also the only Canadian city on the entire list - which is making me form scary thoughts about Vancouver. The USA was decently behind Canada scoring the 15th safest city in the world, San Francisco. Sorry guys, but if it's one thing Canada's good at, it's being safe.