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Toronto ranked one of the best cities in the world

Toronto ranked as having one of the best city brands in the world, according to a new report from Resonance Consulting, a company with headquarters in both New York and Vancouver.

The report looked at metropolitan areas with more than 2 million people and capital cities with a population of more than 1 million people. It used quantitative and qualitative data from both locals and tourists to determine its rankings, which were based on six core categories: place, programming, prosperity, product, people and promotion.

In the list of 100 cities, Toronto just cracked the top 10. Why did it rank so highly? Obviously, it had something to do with Drake (and more importantly, diversity).

"The city's open doors, combined with its financial density (with a Fortune 500 head office ranking of eighth) has resulted in unprecedented downtown density and local swagger, egged on by real estate wealth and whatever nickname Drake gives his beloved hometown this week," reads the report.

Here's the full top 10 list:

1. London
2. Singapore
3. New York
4. Paris
5. Sydney
6. Amsterdam
7. Los Angeles
8. Tokyo
9. San Francisco
10. Toronto

Photo by Michael Muraz.


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