Top Cities in Canada

The Top Ten

1 Toronto Toronto Toronto is the most populous city in Canada, the provincial capital of Ontario, and the centre of the Greater Toronto Area, the most populous metropolitan area in Canada.

I have never been to Toronto. But I knew it was a nice place to visit. Most beautiful city in the canada.

Most Canadians hate People from Toronto

Because of toroto raptors

Toronto is the most beautiful wonderful place you will ever visit or see!

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2 Vancouver Vancouver Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.

I am living there now

Great weed and vape selections

I am so moving to Vancouver when I'm older. After high school I'm gonna be one of those international university students. I can't wait to get to Vancouver. All my life I've wanted to go to Vancouver. I love it when a city is considered beautiful by everyone and that is exactly what Vancouver has achieved. I love you, Vancouver!

Best city! The people are so friendly :)
You have the beach for summer activities, the mountains for winter sports and Downtown for everything else ;)

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3 Montreal Montreal Montreal is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.

A fun city for all

It a nice place with nice people overall I nice place to live

Montreal is very diverse and a fun place to visit. Very historical as well. If I had the choice, I would definitely live there. I have been to montreal numerous times and it's great. The malls are amazing, the food is great! There is so much to visit, the jazz festival is very cool. Plus there is this awesome french fries place. Lovely lovely lovely! French and english people everywhere. Best shopping and food ever.m - dragonfly99

Montreal is a good place to live. Live in a good neighborhood safe and clean at Montreal and you gonna love Montreal to life I swear. Montreal have some things that should be set like some parts of the city, the road is nasty, graffitis in old buildings, abandoned buildings in the airports areas and this made tourists a bit afraid of Montreal, this are the bad thing about Montreal. But otherwise, Montreal is really a good place to live. Mount-Royal, Old Montreal, Notre-Dame Basilica, Montreal Olympic Stadium + Tower, La Ronde and etc.

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4 Ottawa Ottawa Ottawa is the capital city of Canada. It stands on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of Southern Ontario.

It has really nice views and great people

Lol give ottawa a chance to be number 1. I mean toronto is great but its transportation system is pretty bad. Everything good happens in ottawa and I live in toronto

Beautiful view of the Capital. I like it there, I prefer Toronto but Ottawa is nice too!

If I went to Ottawa, I would see the Peace Tower!

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5 Calgary Calgary Calgary is a city in the Canadian province of Alberta. It is situated at the confluence of the Bow River and the Elbow River in the south of the province, in an area of foothills and prairie, about 80 km east of the front ranges of the Canadian Rockies.

Calgary is just the best! Good work in all industries, super nice people, close to the mountains, most sunny days of any city in Canada, warm chinooks during winter, beautiful massive parks, including a provincial park that runs pretty much across the entire south(Fish Creek Park). Great downtown life, good bars, lots to do anytime of the year!

I live in Calgary and it is a really nice city they have the greatest stampede in America. Also there is barely any crime compared to other cities. - Awesomelionking

Calgary is such a vibrant and cultural city in Canada. The stampede is great, and we have awesome sport teams. Great ci

How did Ottawa pull ahead of Calgary? I've lived in both cities for equal amounts of time and Calgary is ten times better than Ottawa.

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6 Quebec City Quebec City

Hyderabad is the best city in the world

I live in Montreal and have been to Quebec City a couple of times, and I can say it's way better than Montreal. Way more relaxing, beautiful, historical, etc. - MaxPap

Out of all the cities in the world I've been to, Québec was my favourite

Ambiance. Beauty. Setting.

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7 Edmonton

Great restaurants, lovely neighbours, numerous festivals. Great city.

Best city

Hey Toronto, you think you are the best? Well edmonton is a beast with North America’s largest mall. We have the largest intact urban forest in Canada and elk island national park. This park hosts the original breeding herd for bison in Canada. The North Saskatchewan River runs right threw our city and carves a beautiful valley.

Well actually we have the largest urban forest of any city in the world. Toughest and kindest folks you will ever meet. Also every week-end in sprint / summer is a festival in the parks. Just a great place to bring up kids and enjoy the most effective and robust economy in North America.

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8 Winnipeg

Winnipeg is one of the most dangerous cities in Canada.

I stayed one month in Winnipeg and it could be the city in which I'd like to settle. It's big, so much things to do (beautiful parks, great malls, lots of restaurants... ) yet public transportation is only by bus.

Great city, not to mention very nice people. Great big forests to take hikes on too

Forty above and forty below. - LowMiner50

9 Niagara Falls Niagara Falls Niagara Falls is a city in Ontario, Canada. It is located on the western bank of the Niagara River in the Golden Horseshoe region of Southern Ontario, with a population of 82,997 at the 2011 census.

Best place for vacations! My family has been visiting niagara falls for the past twenty years. It is still as wonderful as it was the first time!

Great destination, close to the wine country, good theatre, cuisine and of course good people and their unique cultures.

We always go there on our holidays because the often you go, the better it is.

10 Halifax

A perfect city to experience true Canadians. No metropolitan attitudes like in Toronto or other big cities.

I don't know why a lot of canadians don't like this city, this city is awesome. Ex

This is AWESOME city! It is one of the most beautiful. Plus, it is a medium city! Not like cities such as Vancouver, where Justin Beiber hangs out. HALIFAX is best!

Cool city with a lot of fun, amazing attractions and good shopping.

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The Contenders

11 Victoria

Great weather and a nice city for walking or biking.

Who ever made this is drunk... Victoria is hands down the best place in Canada. (I live inOttawa)

I want resident here

Polite people, great climate, tourist attractions... We got it all

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12 Saskatoon

Whoever says Saskatoon is ass clearly hasn't been there or lived there.

Nice place too raise kids

Saskatoon is a good city :-D

Nobody likes Saskatoon. No one likes saskatchewan. Them and quebec are filled with asss.

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13 Red Deer

Named "Dead Rear" by Albertans. Lots of big, loud trucks, and a liquor store on every corner. Crime is rising. Red Deer College promoted itself as "Plan B" at one point. All the good people are leaving.

14 Moncton

The most polite city in Canada!

A nice place to live, not too small and not too big. And its working like a big ciy like Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver etc... I love this city.

This city is fun, not a huge city but you can do a lot of things there in Moncton City, the best places in this city is Dieppe

15 Waterloo

Waterloo is a very clean and technologically advanced city. It's downtown area is growing rapidly and it has a very strong focus on education as well as being the birthplace of blackberry. Waterloo is truly an amazing city that in 10 years time will be even better.

I want to go to the U.

16 London London London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom. Standing on the River Thames in the south eastern part of the island of Great Britain, London has been a major settlement for two millennia.

Odd it says london uk I think it means london ontario - trains45

Small town feel in a medium sized city. What else do you need. Also the most affordable housing in the country.

What is a picture of England doing here? England is my city!

London England? Why the heck is this here

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17 Saint. John

Well, it's the best city I've been to. Better than moncton, at least if you disregard the economy. The weather is the best in canada. Rain and fog half of the year! I'd you don't like rain, you're a monster.

18 Jasper

So beautiful and so nice people.

19 Mississauga Mississauga Mississauga is the sixth largest city in Canada. Situated in Southern Ontario, it lies on the shores of Lake Ontario, located in the Regional Municipality of Peel, in the central part of the Greater Toronto Area, to the west of Toronto.

The problem with Mississauga and all other Grand Theft Auto cities that aren't Toronto is that they're usually mixed with Toronto. Everything that people know about Toronto (good or bad) is usually what they know about the Grand Theft Auto, and not the city itself. It's the same with Vancouver - the city itself is small, but it's famous cause of the metro area.

I don't know why Mississauga isn't in the top 10, but it surely should be! Under Mayor Hazel McCallion, MiCity has progressed so nicely. The skyline is beautiful, it's cheap and not very crowded, the Celebration Square is a GREAT place. It has the fourth-best Walk Score in Canada too. It's also very affordable compared to Toronto. You gotta vote for Mississauga!


I love it there. It's so quiet. Well, to me because I was raised in Toronto.

Too reliant on toronto, more suburb than city

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20 Regina

Yah it has really nice people and offers to help immigrants and also 32%of the city practice Catholicism


I'd love to visit this beautiful City!

21 Kamloops

Best climate in Canada. Driest hottest summers and a fairly mild winter. Fantastic skiing close by at Sun Peaks and the best recreational lake in Canada (Shuswap Lake) is a short drive away in the Summer.

Nice place, but WAYYY too hot.

22 Kelowna

This City is very beautyful I Love this City

23 Fredericton
24 Renfrew
25 St John's

Anthony Bourdain came here for a reason. St.John's and Newfoundland are on the rise, tourists are flocking here every year for one of the best kept secrets. A favourite of Russel Crowe, Jason Mamoa, Brandon Gleeson, Weezer, Tony Bourdain(RIP), Eddie Vedder and Jack Johnson.. its just getting popular now this standing no way reflects it. People come for their privacy.

Nice name and nice place to visit

A caring city where almost everybody knows your name, and if they don't theyll stop, ask and buy you a Tims coffee

26 Whitehorse
27 Prince George

Has some of Canada's greatest, friendliest people.

It has nice people

28 Guelph Guelph Guelph is a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada. Known as "The Royal City", Guelph is roughly 28 kilometres east of Waterloo and 100 kilometres west of Downtown Toronto at the intersection of Highway 6 and Highway 7. It is the seat of Wellington County, but is politically independent of it.

Although the city's central-west side is awful and it looks like a warzone, the rest of Guelph is very good overall. Downtown is beautiful, the unemployment rate is low, and we have very little crime.

Beautiful city, good University - Dileas


Love it xoxo

29 Peterborough Peterborough Peterborough PEE-tər-bur-oh is a city on the Otonabee River in Central Ontario, Canada, 125 kilometres northeast of Toronto.

It's the best! Toronto is just cars and homes. It is like an hour to get to the highway in Toronto. Peterborough is awesome the people are so nice

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31 Hamilton Hamilton

Hamilton is an interesting and diverse city. Located between Niagara Falla and Toronto, on the south side of Lake Ontario, close to Wine Country Ontario. It has an older industrial base profile ( steel mills), and lots of diversity.. It went through some tougher times but the people are resilient, optimistic and embracing the future. Watch out for ain't seen nothing yet!

I live here

The only good thing about Toronto is the sign that says "You are now leaving Toronto". Hamilton is making a comeback, and will soon be the envy of Canada.

Thank you for Lapfox. - darktonyhawk

32 Brampton Brampton Brampton is a city in Southern Ontario, Canada. It is a suburban city in the Greater Toronto Area and the seat of Peel Region.

I lived in Brampton for 10 years and I still don't feel safe. It looks like hell. Lots of drug dealers dealing drugs. Lots of car accidents. Lots of thefts. Lots of criminals. Lots of burglaries. Lots of sexual assaults. Lots of robberies. Lots of impact driving charges. Wow Brampton is a dangerous city.

Brampton has been a dangerous city since the mid 90's otherwise it's ignorant. It's not a racial issue. It's a social issue. You are most likely to be theft. Brampton has a lot of criminals. Brampton is considered one of the most dangerous cities in Canada.

Living in Brampton is horrible especially in the east no one wants to live with these Indians.

Seriously? I lived in Brampton for several years and it was hell. A lot of drugs, many uneducated people and full of Indians. Many fights and violence. It is a very depressing place to be. And yes there are so many South Asians, East Asians, Middle Easterns, Africans there. People are also very racist out there. I hate this place.

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33 Yellowknife

Love this place

34 Thunder Bay

Nice places to vist

35 Kingston Kingston Kingston is a city in Eastern Ontario, Canada. It is located on the eastern end of Lake Ontario, at the beginning of the St.

Great city! Very low crime rates! Beautiful! Fort bad the hockey team sucks

Historic, Fun, Beautiful, Surrounded by water... Great weather... Done Deal.


36 Oshawa
37 Kitchener-Waterloo

LOVE IT 100%

38 Burlington Burlington

Such a nice city, so clean and so friendly and located right in between Toronto and Niagara falls. Beautiful Nature and close to large cities while also located on Lake Ontario, it's perfect.

Best place to be in Canada - close to a 1000 different activites and attractions while nestled between Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment, house prices are not outrageous and the people are trusting and friendly.

39 Sarnia
40 St. Albert

Chosen best city in Canada, best place to raise kids.

41 Cranbrook
42 Brandon

Brandon is a nice city, with some wonderful sports facilities!

43 Prince Rupert
44 Barrie Barrie Barrie is a city in Central Ontario, Canada, on the western shore of Lake Simcoe. Although located in Simcoe County, the city is politically independent.

There are so many tourist destinations like festivals,the waterfront and the big icon in Barrie. There is also the Macleran Art Centre. I love Barrie it's peaceful and people are really nice too. There are lots of shops and restaurants and malls too. Barrie is the best.

45 North Bay
46 Keswick Keswick

Lol such Daniel Bark Daniel Bark

47 Windsor Windsor Windsor, Ontario is the southernmost city in Canada. It is located on the southern shore of the Detroit River, directly across the river from Detroit, Michigan.

Are you kidding me? Windsor sucks. It's right across from Detroit and there is nothing to do. However, there is this nice waterpark in downtown Windsor that's nice, but that's it...

My city, Windsor is famous for bushes that are shaped like penises that alone is a good enough reason why Windsor is the best city in all of Canada if not the world.

Windsor is by far the best city in Canada. For one, as the previous commenter said, we are famous for penis shaped bushes and all there is to do downtown is to look at the feather hat guy.

48 Whitby
49 Sault Ste Marie

I live here

50 Timmins Timmins Timmins is a city in northeastern Ontario, Canada on the Mattagami River. At the time of the Canada 2011 Census, its population was 43,165. The city's economy is based on natural resource extraction and is supported by industries related to lumbering and to the mining of gold, zinc, copper, nickel, more.
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