A recent study conducted by US News & World Report, the WPP agency and Wharton School of Business ranked the world's nations to determine the "Best Country in the World". The rankings were based on multiple parameters like quality of life, economic growth, entrepreneurship and so forth.
Canada snagged 2nd place, landingjust below Germany which took the #1 spot.
The top 10 countries in the world are as follows:
Some countries also received distinguished honours. France was ranked the best country for cultural influence, Brazil was ranked the best country for adventure, Italy was ranked the best country for heritage, and Canada was ranked the best country for quality of life; just to name a few.
While these establishments are no longer there, one building has remained for over 200 years and with it a mystery that goes back just as long.
In 1815, only several years after its construction, the Gibraltar Point Lighthouse saw the disappearance and rumoured murder of its first keeper, J.P. Radan Muller, a disappearance that remains a mystery to this day.
Officers with the Toronto Police Service basically stumbled upon a mini-IKEA after finding a shipping container filled with more than $120,000 worth of allegedly stolen office and home furniture.
Two Mississauga men have been charged in the incident, which started when a shipping container was stolen from the Jane and Finch area on Thursday, May 13.
According to a statement from TPS, officers found the container at a warehouse just a seven-minute drive away from where the theft took place, recovering a staggering amount of furniture.
Police say they found 193 boxes of office furniture, 97 pieces of home furnishings, 51 boxes of home reno equipment and cabinetry and 10 boxes of bathroom reno merchandise.
Bilal Mohammed, 32, and Hamza Irfan, 30, have both been charged with multiple counts of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (over $5,000) and Trafficking in Property Obtained by Crime (over $5,000).
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