Canada has been named the third best country in the world. It has also been named the #1 country in the world in 2019 for quality of life for the fourth year in a row. Overall, Canada also ranked as the third best country in the world for women, third for education and second for corporate headquarters. The study, conducted by US News & World Report in partnership with Y&R’s BAV and Wharton, broke down 80 countries’ overall rankings based on 75 different metrics. Each of those metrics was then placed into one of nine subcategories. Canada beat out Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Switzerland and Finland, which all finished in the Quality of Life top five. According to the study, Canada placed number one for its political stability, strong job market, safe environment and its good education system. Published in Daily Times, January 29th 2019.