It’s often worthwhile and great fun to scrutinize lists such as ‘The Top Ten Best Countries for a Stress-Free Retirement”. CANADA comes in at #8, just ahead of The Netherlands. Sixty and Me is a community of 500,000 women over the age of 60. The goal is to help them live happy, healthy and financially secure lives, to find profitable work, stay healthy and develop a positive mindset about this “amazing period of their lives”.”WRITEUP . . . . #8 CANADA (edited version) – “If you’re looking for somewhere spacious, look no further than the world’s second-largest country. With just 4 people per square kilometre, you’ll have plenty of space to yourself. Canada has also ranked highly for moral and political freedom, but was the lowest-ranking country in the top 10 when it comes to traffic. If you’re looking for a more secluded retirement that takes you off the beaten track, you might find the peace and tranquility you’re searching for in Canada.”* CANADA IS BEST FOR – wide open spaces . . . * NOT SUITED FOR – getting from A to B quickly . . . . . . . . The Top Ten – #1 Finland; #2 Spain; #3 Austria; #4 Brunel; #5 Slovenia; #6 Japan; #7 Portugal; #8 Canada; #9 The Netherlands; #10 Sweden.