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How Attractive Seven BC’s Cities to Immigrants? Report by The Conference Board of Canada 2014

Submitted by on January 31, 2015 – 11:52 amNo Comment | 801 views

In the third City Magnets report, The Conference Board of Canada provides analysis the dynamics of city living for 50 Canadian municipalities, including six in BC. Like City Magnets II (2010), this report starts with the premise that cities failing to attract new people will struggle to stay prosperous and vibrant. 50 Canadian cities were analyzed according to 43 features that make cities attractive to highly mobile populations (immigrants).

BC’s City Ranking and Grading in 2014:

Vancouver – 4 (A)
Victoria – 11 (B)
Burnaby – 14 (B)
Coquitlam – 18 (B)
Richmond – 23 (C)
Kelowna – 30 (C)
Surrey – 32 (C)
Abbotsford – 35 (D)

Read full report

Read our analysis of the immigrant economic integration indicator by 50 Canadian Cities.

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