Toronto ranked among best cities in the world for working from home


Toronto topped many lists including 5th best city in the world for millennials, one of the best urban brands in the world and we are now climbing to the top of another list.

According to this year Index Nestpick Work-from-anywhere reported that Toronto was ranked as the 12th city in the world for working from home.

The study selected 75 major global cities that are often cited as “the best destinations to live in” and assessed cities according to three categories: costs and infrastructure, legislation and freedoms, and quality of life.

Montreal was ranked 9th on the list and Vancouver was ranked 39th.

Before the pandemic and especially during the pandemic, there were advancements in technology and digital connectivity that provide workers with the ability to work from anywhere.

“The pandemic has accelerated this trend rapidly over the past 12 months, however, very few countries have enacted legislation designed to attract foreign workers. Instead, they only offer visas to those in employment. local employment, thus missing the opportunity to attract well-paid employees to their city without needing to create new jobs. ”

This means that if freelance digital nomads, freelancers or just remote workers could work from a city without having a job located in the city they are in, the city could rank higher.

Nestpick Founder and CEO Omer Kucukdere said in the report that “The past year has really proven to many companies that remote working is not just a possibility but in fact something that can be of benefit to people. everyone involved. ”

Some aspects that positively impacted Toronto’s score include internet speed and capacity, LBGT + and gender equality, remote work infrastructure, and healthcare.

Toronto lost a few points because it does not offer a digital nomad or freelance visa.

Nestpick claims Toronto as “a city full of entertainment, culture and a booming commercial presence. As Canada’s most populous city, Toronto is a multicultural city rich in unique cuisines, art and culture. lively nightlife “.

Some of the top rated cities include Melbourne, Dubai, London, and Tokyo – we’re clearly in good company.

The world’s top 20 work from the cities of origin is:

  1. Melbourne
  2. Dubai
  3. Sydney
  4. Tallinn
  5. London
  6. Tokyo
  7. Singapore
  8. Glasgow
  9. Montreal
  10. Berlin
  11. Prague
  12. Toronto
  13. Chicago
  14. Hong Kong
  15. Lisbon
  16. The cap
  17. Edinburgh
  18. Vienna
  19. Los Angeles
  20. new York

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