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Whitby ranked 10th best medium-sized city in Canada

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Blog by Randy Miller | April 2nd, 2014

Whitby Harbour Point
Whitby Harbour Point

Whitby continues to outshine other municipalities in Durham Region in MoneySense magazine’s annual ranking of Canada’s Best Places to Live.

The town placed 10th in the best medium-sized city category with populations between 100,000 and 400,000, and 27th overall.

“We are so proud to rank in the top 10,” said Mayor Pat Perkins. “Whether you prefer an urban, rural or lakeside setting, Whitby is an exceptional place to live, raise a family and do business.”

Canada’s Best Places to Live compiles data from 201 cities and towns and ranks each community on its liveability. Thirty-four factors were considered in this year’s analysis, including commuting, weather, demographics, wealth, housing, crime, taxation, amenities, health care and culture.

In the overall ranking, Whitby scored the highest among four other Durham municipalities. Clarington came in second (58th), followed by Pickering (67th), Ajax (128th), and Oshawa (130th).

See Canada’s Best Places to Live 2014: Best Medium-Sized Cities

If you are thinking about a move to Whitby or Brooklin, please contact me. I can show you why Whitby is such a great place to live. The Village of Brooklin, located in northern Whitby is also well regarded and very family friendly.


Randy Miller
Sales Representative
Re/Max Rouge River Realty Ltd., Brokerage
905-668-1800 or 905-427-1400