According to a study released this week by Maclean’s magazine, Montreal ranked 21st out of 29 Canadian cities with regards to municipal management. Read on…

Ahead of Montreal are Vancouver, Toronto, Edmonton, and surprisingly Longueuil, Sherbrooke, and Quebec City which all fall into the top 10.

More specifically, here is the breakdown for Montreal:

By grade:

– Transportation costs: C +
– Transportation usage: A –
– Library usage: C +
– Cultural budget: B-
– Finances and management: F
– Taxes: D +

Ranking in comparison to other 29 cities:

– Transportation: 5th
– Economy: 9th
– Culture/Leisure: 11th
– Finances and Management: 27th
– Taxes: 28th