The Most Miserable City in Canada

Toronto takes the crown in a new study from the Canadian Centre for the Study of Living Standards, ranking lowest in happiness for the country.
November 28, 2010, 5am PST | Tim Halbur
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Michael Bolan of Yahoo News writes:

"While Toronto came in at the bottom of the list (Sherbrooke, Que., was at the top), citizens of the megacity can take comfort in the fact, on average, they remain a fairly happy bunch. Toronto scored a 4.15 out of 5 on the happiness scale while Sherbrooke scored a 4.37. This means citizens in the happiest city were only about 5.5 per cent happier than in the least contented."

A central difference, according to the report, is that people in smaller regions have a greater sense of belonging to a community.

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Published on Saturday, November 27, 2010 in Yahoo News
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