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Vancouver Still the Worlds Most Liveable City

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The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has once again named Vancouver as the world's most liveable city.

The organization's Global Liveability Rankings survey reviewed 140 cities around the world on over 30 indicators grouped in to five categories: stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure.

"Ranking at the top of such a respected survey really speaks volumes about the enduring appeal of Vancouver," said incoming Tourism Vancouver chair Rick Baxter at the organization's Annual General Meeting today. "The elements that make our city such a great place to live translate into making this a safe, exciting and welcoming place for visitors."

The EIU's Global Liveability Rankings report is part of their Worldwide Cost of Living Survey. The survey gives a rating of 0 - 100% on each of the criteria and judges a city with a higher score to be the more attractive destination. Vancouver's overall score was 98%. Following Vancouver in the rankings were Vienna, Melbourne and Toronto, with Perth and Calgary in joint 5th position. The survey was last released in 2007 with Vancouver also topping the list.

"The people of Vancouver are the reason we do so well in liveability rankings," said Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson. "We have a city whose people are compassionate, green, and entrepreneurial, and it's qualities like these that make Vancouver a world-class destination."

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