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10 best places to raise kids in Canada

MoneySense pored over data on everything from daycare costs to crime rates to find the best places to raise kids in Canada. Did your city make the cut?

By MoneySense
10 best places to raise kids in Canada

10 best places in Canada to raise kids 2018

01Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Que.

Median Monthly Daycare Cost: $168 Percent of Families With Kids: 45.6% Percent of Population Under Age 15: 18.1% Learn more about this city

Overhead view of the trees in Saint Bruno

02Saint-Constant, Que.

Median Monthly Daycare Cost: $168 Percent of Families With Kids: 50.0% Percent of Population Under Age 15: 19.5% Learn more about this city

Steeple in the distance in Saint Constant

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03Mont-Royal, Que.

Median Monthly Daycare Cost: $168 Perfcent of Families With Kids: 55.2% Percent of Population Under Age 15: 21.2% Learn more about this city

Overhead view of a neighbourhood in Mont Royal

04Vaudreuil-Dorion, Que.

Median Monthly Daycare Cost: $168 Percent of Families With Kids: 48.8% Percent of Population Under Age 15: 23.0% Learn more about this city

Overhead view of Vaudreuil Dorion

05Oakville, Ont.

Median Monthly Daycare Cost: $1,120 Percent of Families With Kids: 56.3% Percent of Population Under Age 15: 18.6% Learn more about this city

Over head view of a street in Oakville

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06Saint-Lambert, Que.

Median Monthly Daycare Cost: $168 Percent of Families With Kids: 41.1% Percent of Population Under Age 15: 19.9% Learn more about this city

Old home in Saint Lambert

07Lévis, Que.

Median Monthly Daycare Cost: $183 Percent of Families With Kids: 41.9% Percent of Population Under Age 15: 18.6% Learn more about this city

Ship leaving the harbour in Lévis

08Ottawa, Ont.

Median Monthly Daycare Cost: $1,109 Percent of Families With Kids: 44.9% Percent of Population Under Age 15: 17.7% Learn more about this city

Waterfront view of Parliament in Ottawa from a park

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09Russell, Ont.

Median Monthly Daycare Cost: $1,109 Percent of Families With Kids: 50.7% Percent of Population Under Age 15: 20.6% Learn more about this city

River flowing through Russell

10The Nation, Ont.

Median Monthly Daycare Cost: $868 Percent of Families With Kids: 46.7% Percent of Population Under Age 15: 20.9% Learn more about this city

Steeple in The Nation

Read more: The city with the most expensive daycare is... Are cities better for raising kids than the country? Is Quebec doing parental leave the best?

This article was originally published on Jul 31, 2018

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