In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, we recently reached out to RE/MAX Influencers across the country to identify what makes Canada an amazing place to live.

We received tons of comments identifying countless reasons why we’re blessed to live in this beautiful country. Here are some of our favourites…

Top 10 Reasons We Love Canada

10 – Safe and Friendly

“I was born here and it is my home. I’ve traveled the world and Canada is the safest and friendliest country. It offers endless opportunities.” – Susan McGougan, RE/MAX of Nanaimo

9 – Standard of Living

“The high standard of living and opportunity that Canada provides is unbeatable.” – Daniel Strickland, RE/MAX Centre City Realty

8 – Attitude is Everything

“We live in the best country in the world, not only because it is vast and geographically beautiful, but because of the diversity and attitude of tolerance of our people.” Deborah Moore, RE/MAX Orchard Country

7 – Simply Beautiful

“The environmental and urban diversity of Canada is fascinating. We are living in the most beautiful country in the world. Canadians are peaceful, considerate and polite.” Ernest Sheridan, RE/MAX Penticton Realty

6 – Freedom and Abundance

“I’ve had the good fortune to travel and see a lot of the world—more than 80 countries—and have a very clear vision of the freedom, abundance and beauty we enjoy and often take for granted.” – Ron Neal, RE/MAX Alliance

5 – Sharing is Caring

“Coast-to-coast we demonstrate personal values of friendship, caring and respect. We have an amazing country that we are pleased to share with those in need who also want to make a difference.” – Ian Lindsay, RE/MAX First Realty

4 – Those Who Fought for our Freedom

“It is my country of birth for many generations. My grandparents fought in the war for our freedom. Thanks to that freedom, we enjoy peace in our beautiful country.” – Jackie Blakney, RE/MAX Finest Realty Inc.

3 – We All Contribute

“Canada is so wonderful and diversified: everyone, everywhere has something to contribute to this wonderful country. Canada is welcoming from coast-to-coast.” – Rudi Widdershoven, RE/MAX First Realty

2 – Beautiful, yet Rugged

“I love Canada, and I’m proud to be Canadian, because we live in a stunningly beautiful, yet rugged country where the people are friendly, helpful, resourceful, united and proud!” – Adrian Michelutti, RE/MAX Professionals

1 – The Dream of Home Ownership is a Reality

“I love Canada because it is one of the most beautiful, safe and multi-cultural countries in the world. In Canada, we all have the opportunity to attain a home to call our own with as little as a five per cent down payment and good credit.” – Chris Albanese, RE/MAX Kelowna