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What's Canada's most livable city?

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Despite its beaches and mountain views, Vancouver has been knocked off the top of the most livable cities list. (Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press)

Vancouver has lost its coveted spot at the top of the Economist's most livable cities list. 
According to the team that determines the list, Vancouver lost its title because of regional traffic issues following a highway closure on Vancouver Island.
"When we look at the survey, we don't just look at the immediate urban environment of a city ... The closures on the highway were quite high-profile, they caused quite a lot of inconvenience to people I think, and that was one of the factors that we had fed back to us," said John Copestake of the Economist's Intelligence Unit.
The West Coast city is now in third place, after Melbourne and Vienna. 
Two other Canadian cities made the top 10, with Toronto coming in fourth and Calgary right behind in fifth.
From less congestion to natural beauty, what makes a good city great? What do you consider Canada's most livable city?

(This survey is not scientific. Results are based on readers' responses.)

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