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Magazine names Guelph one of Canada's best places for new Canadians

MoneySense magazine has named Guelph one of its best places to live for new Canadians in 2016.

Scored high points for cost, employment and ethnic make-up

Basilica of Our Lady Immaculate is located in downtown Guelph. (Kate Bueckert/CBC News)

Guelph is high on the list of places to move in Canada for new Canadians, according to MoneySense magazine.

The Royal City made its top 10 list of best communities for new Canadians in part due to low unemployment, low cost of rent for a one bedroom apartment and for its percentage of immigrants as part of the total population, which the magazine placed at 17 per cent. 

Nearby Waterloo also received high honours, ranked the tenth best place to live in Canada overall. 

Guelph was rated 32nd in that category.  

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