Canada is the No. 1 Country in the World, According to the 2021 Best Countries Report
According to the American magazine US News & World Report The sixth annual Best Countries report reveals the importance of social justice as a global ambition, the unexpected societal byproduct of the COVID-19 crisis, and the influence of conspiracy theories.
For the first time in the study's six-year history, Canada got first place in the world overall, overtaking the current leading country Switzerland, which has held the title since 2017. Countries were assessed on 76 different indicators, such as economic growth, openness to business, impact on the world stage, quality of life of the population, development of tourism and social sphere, culture, innovation, historical heritage, racial equality, commitment to social justice, adaptability and commitment climate goals.
Canada is also considered to be a country with a good labour market, human rights, and social justice. In addition, the country took first place in the ranking of countries that are considered non-corrupt and respecting property rights.