Give yourselves a pat on the back, Calgary, after making The Economist's 2014 list of most livable places in the world.
The Stampede City ranked No. 5 according to the publication, tied with Adelaide, Australia, while Melbourne, Australia was named as the top city. In coming up with its findings.
The Economist factored in 30 criteria across five main areas: safety, health care, education, the environment and infrastructure for 140 different cities around the globe. Interestingly, two other Canadian cities cracked the top 10 as well: Vancouver (No. 3) and Toronto (No. 4).
Calgary scored 96.6 points, while Toronto had 97.2, with Vancovuer coming in oh so slightly ahead at 97.3. The highest possible score is 100.
For the metrics of the ranking, each…