August 9, 2019
The Municipality of West Nipissing was ranked the top amongst Northern Ontario communities and #82 overall in Maclean's annual ranking for “Best communities in Canada 2019”.
The ranking by Maclean’s included data on 415 communities across the country and listed which communities in Canada offer the best quality of life. The rankings were based on points awarded in 10 categories including wealth and economy, affordability, health, weather, crime, commute, taxes, demographics, culture and community, and amenities.
Similarly, in 2018, MoneySense ranked West Nipissing as the best place to live in Canada with low property taxes.
“This is not the first time West Nipissing is recognized as one of the best communities, and it will certainly not be the last.” Says Mayor Joanne Savage “The story of our vibrant and charming community is making its way across Canada. As proud hosts of the 2019 IPM, we will soon have a greater opportunity to share our quality of life with others from around the world. Every one of us who is proud to call West Nipissing home knows that our Joie de vivre shines through our great services and the generous people of our municipality. We may be #82 on this list, but West Nipissing will always be the best.”
Other rankings from Northern Ontario communities
116. Greater Sudbury
138. North Bay
215. Sault Ste. Marie
223. Elliot Lake
241. Temiskaming Shores