It probably comes as no surprise to those living there (full disclosure, that includes me), but Vancouver has been rated North America's best city in terms of quality of life.
|Top quality of living cities in North America:
1. Vancouver, BC
2. Ottawa, ON
3. Toronto, ON
4. Montreal, QC
5. San Francisco, CA
Lowest quality of living cities in North America:
5. Miami, Fla.
4. Houston, Tex.
3. St. Louis, Mo.
2. Detroit, Mich.
1. Mexico City, Mexico
That conclusion comes from Mercer International, a respected British-based consulting firm that publishes regular rankings of cities to aid companies and executives planning in location planning.
Vienna, capital of Austria, was the top city in the world in Mercer's 2014 Quality of Living survey, its third straight No. 1 ranking. Zurich, Switzerland, Auckland, New Zealand and Munich, Germany were ranked second, third and fourth respectively.
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