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Survey says Calgary is one of the best places for families to live

Last Updated Jan 23, 2020 at 2:37 pm MDT

FILE PHOTO: Calgary city skyline (PHOTO: Tom Ross, 660 NEWS Photo)

CALGARY (660 NEWS) – According to a German relocation service called Movinga, if you have a family there are few places in the world better to live than Calgary.

In a study of 150 international cities, the company ranked Calgary eighth on its list.

Helsinki, Finland came in first in the survey, which scored cities for things like housing affordability, safety, health-care, air quality, and living costs.

Livability study from Movinga. Jan. 22, 2020. (CREDIT: Movinga)

Calgary had high marks for housing affordability and education.

Quebec City was second on the list, and Montreal came in ninth, right behind Calgary.

The survey was conducted among parents in each city, measuring public sentiment.