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Canada’s IPRI remained the same for the third consecutive year. Canada remains the highest ranked country in both its region and the western hemisphere. LP was the model of stability, with only offsetting 0.2 points in half of the sub-components. PPR did not decrease thanks to offsetting 0.1 point increases and decreases in Access to Loans and Protection of Physical Property, respectively. IPR remained static. Only Copyright Piracy saw improvement. Canada has one of the best Copyright Piracy scores in the world.
|Category||Score||Global Rank||Regional Rank (NA)|
|Legal and Political Environment||8.4||9 of 130||1 of 2|
|Rule of Law||8.6|
|Control of Corruption||9.1|
|Physical Property Rights||7.5||17 of 130||1 of 2|
|Protection of Physical Property Rights||8.6|
|Access to Loans||5.3|
|Intellectual Property Rights||8.1||11 of 130||2 of 2|
|Protection of Intellectual Property Rights||7.8|