Canada

Canada's most socially engaged cities

Which Canadians are best at learning to live together?

Smart Cities 2010: Get Your Score

City Learning to Live Together Score Volunteering rate Per cent who regularly socialize with other cultures Per cent who spent on social clubs
Saskatoon 7.1 65.1 74.1 27.7
Victoria 6.8 46.8 86.1 28.8*
Winnipeg 6.1 53.5 84.6 17.2
Regina 5.8 51.2 76.5 16.4
Edmonton 5.8 52.2 80.6 17.1
London 5.7 58.7 73.9
Calgary 5.7 50.3 76.6 18.8
Toronto 5.6 47.6 89.0 14.3
Hamilton 5.5 52.3 76.8
Charlottetown 5.1 56.2* 54.1 16.3
St. John’s 5.0 46.4 47.3 23.4
Vancouver 4.9 44.6 82.8 9.2
Halifax 4.9 56.5 66.3 16.9
Abbotsford 4.8 52.0 86.7
Ottawa – Hull 4.7 51.3 53.8
Montréal 4.5 36.7 69.8 17.0
Moncton 4.4 48.6 67.3 19.0*
Saint John 4.3 51.3 50.9 16.6*
Sherbrooke 4.1 44.1 66.5
Québec 3.8 36.0 50.1 25.4*
Trois-Rivières 3.5 36.5 43.2

Sources:
Statistics Canada, Canadian Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating, 2007
Canadian Council on Learning, Survey of Canadian Attitudes toward Learning, 2008
Statistics Canada, special tabulation, unpublished data, Survey of Household Spending, 2008
Note: Unless indicated, data reflects Census Metropolitan Areas.
* Data for these cities only available at the economic region level.

CLI Measure: Proportion of Canadian engaged in unpaid work as part of a group or organization
CLI Measure: Proportion of Canadians who socialized with people from other cultures a minimum of a few times a month.
CLI Measure: Proportion of Canadian households reporting spending on membership in or contributions to social clubs or organizations.