The Economist recently released its annual global livability report and Vancouver was once again named one of the world's most livable cities. The annual Economist Intelligence Unit poll is based on a comprehensive assessment of 140 cities around the world, and rates venues according to five categories: stability, health care, culture and environment, education and infrastructure. Vancouver placed third, just behind Melbourne and Vienna, with the report singling out the city's low crime rate and laidback lifestyle. A particularly notable excerpt indicated that "those of us in London, San Francisco and Shanghai must endure the rat-race, and dream of dwelling amid Viennese coffee houses or Vancouver's sailing and skiing". To read the full report, click here.