Kingston, Ont., is the Canadian city that loves to read the most, according to

Amazon Canada's 'Top 20 Canadian Cities that Love to Read' includes Vancouver, Calgary and Winnipeg.
Kingston, Ont., is the #1 city on's list of Canadian cities that love to read. (Unsplash) has revealed their sixth annual list of top Canadian cities that love to read.

Kingston, Ont., took first place on the list, which was based on's sales data of print and electronic books from on a per capita basis in Canadian cities with more than 100,000 residents from May 2017 to May 2018.

Ten cities in Ontario made the list, while no cities in Quebec or Atlantic Canada cracked the top 20.

In 2017, Saskatoon claimed the top spot. This year, Saskatoon came in sixth.

Here is the complete list:

  1. Kingston, Ont.
  2. Waterloo, Ont.
  3. Vancouver, B.C.
  4. Kelowna, B.C.
  5. Langley, B.C.
  6. Saskatoon, Sask.
  7. Calgary, Alta.
  8. Oakville, Ont.
  9. Regina, Sask.
  10. Edmonton, Alta.
  11. Red Deer, Alta.
  12. Guelph, Ont.
  13. Burlington, Ont.
  14. London, Ont.
  15. Delta, B.C.
  16. Oshawa, Ont.
  17. Kitchener, Ont.
  18. Barrie, Ont.
  19. Winnipeg, Man.
  20. Thornhill, Ont.


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