Canada's top family-friendly cities

Canada is a great place to live. But what are the best cities for families? A new report finds out

June 17, 2010 | by Rebecca Walberg and Andrea Mrozek
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  1. Statistics Canada. (2007, September 12). 2006 Census: Families, marital status, households and dwelling characteristics. Retrieved May 27, 2010 from
  2. This was the thesis, building on a body of international research, as presented in the June 2009 release of Private choices, public costs. For more details, see Walberg, R., Mrozek, A. (2009, June). Private choices, public costs: How failing families cost us all. Ottawa: Institute of Marriage and Family Canada. Retrieved May 27, 2010 from For more information on the idea of families helping to create a solid economy, see Crowley, B. (2009). Fearful Symmetry: The Fall and Rise of Canada’s Founding Values. Toronto: Key Porter Books.