News briefs (Nov. 4, 2002)

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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/05/2003

CANADA A TOP ASSIGNMENT

London

— A new report on the best cities in the world for expatriates to relocate to praises Canada, stating there is “very little hardship” for foreign business people living here. The survey, conducted by the London-based Economist Intelligence Unit, assessed the level of hardship for expatriates on three categories — health and safety, culture and environment, and infrastructure. Out of 130 cities rated, Vancouver was tied with Melbourne for best place to live and work, Toronto placed fourth, Montreal eighth and Calgary was sixteenth.

ACCOUNTING BODY CALLS FOR OPTION EXPENSING

Toronto