Canada earns a C and ranks 12th of 16 peer countries—down three positions. Performance on some indicators has improved, but stronger performance by international peers has pushed Canada down in the rankings.
B.C. scores top grades and ranks higher than almost all the peer countries in the second report card to look at the economic performance of the provinces in an international context.
The top-ranked provinces are New Brunswick and Quebec on the first society report card to look at performance at the provincial level. Overall, Canada gets a “B” and ranks 10th among 16 peer countries.
Top-ranked province Ontario scores a “B” and ranks 11th among 26 regions on environment report. Five provinces get “D-” grades. Overall, Canada gets a “D” and ranks third-to-last among international peers.
We look at Canada’s national and provincial performance relative to that of 15 other peer countries in six performance categories: Economy, Education and Skills, Innovation, Environment, Health, and Society.
This website—How Canada Performs: A Report Card on Canada—assesses Canada’s quality of life compared with that of its peer countries.