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By John Melady

In 1984, Marc Garneau turned Canadas first astronaut and a countrywide hero. seeing that then, seven of his fellow voters have in his footsteps, many greater than as soon as. This publication was once written as a twenty-fifth anniversary tribute to those courageous women and men who defied large odds, risked their lives, and soared from Earth on sheets of flame.

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As a result, it received a consistency bonus. However, the score for Climate (10) is below 25, so it also received a penalty. 4 for a rank of 106 among the 331 metropolitan areas. This composite score reflects the weighting of individual categories and consistency adjustments. Had it not been for the climate factor, Billings would have scored and ranked noticeably higher, and had it not been for the consistency factor, it would have scored and ranked noticeably lower. S. metropolitan areas included in chapter 5.

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The 10 category scores are then accumulated to reach the area’s composite total score, which is also converted to a 0–100 scale. That score is then used to determine the overall ranking for the metropolitan area. The model allows different category weightings. Cities Ranked & Rated weighs Cost of Living, Climate, and Quality of Life slightly more than the other categories. This decision was based on the notion that these attributes have the most profound effect on daily life and longterm goals.

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