They shoot! They score! Kamloops beats Kelowna, others in best city rankings

According to the Maclean's magazine, Kamloops ranks 37th amongst Canada’s best, while Kelowna ranks 65th, Vancouver ranks 174th and Victoria ranks 59th.

Kamloops has been ranked above Kelowna, Vancouver and Victoria in an annual ranking of Canada’s best communities by Maclean’s.

According to the Canadian newsmagazine, Kamloops ranks 37th amongst Canada’s best, while Kelowna ranks 65th, Vancouver ranks 174th and Victoria ranks 59th.

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The rankings are based on factors such as affordability, population growth, taxes, weather, community and more.

Kamloops’ top three features were listed as internet access, amenities and weather.

Maclean’s methodology for the ranking explained that it assumed remote work is here to stay and asked where people should move if they’re not tied to an office and commute.

Each community was ranked, compared to its peers.

A total of 415 communities across Canada were ranked. The top city in the country was determined to be Halifax. The top B.C. community, which ranked 18th on the best of Canada list, was Langford, the Victoria suburb that is home to B.C. premier John Horgan.

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