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Cost of living in Canada

Postby EasyExpat » Wed May 29, 2013 6:08 pm


We are interested by your feedback on the cost of living in Canada. With Easy Expat we have already a useful tool to compare the cost of living in some major cities in the world.

However we do not cover all the countries, nor all the destination where you can eventually decide to expatriate.

If you live in Canada, you can help the community and give information about the cost of living in Canada. You might be able to give indication and comments on the needs:
:arrow: Food (what to expect, what to find).
:arrow: Accommodation price in Canada. Rent?
:arrow: Transport (public transport but also the necessity and cost of using a car)
:arrow: Services (gaz, electricity, telephone, internet...)
:arrow: Tax
:arrow: Health, Education
:arrow: Entertainment (restaurant, cinema, theatre...)
:arrow: ... etc.

Thanks in advance for sharing your experience with the community 8-)
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Cost of living in Montreal

Postby Cyrilexpat » Wed May 29, 2013 6:10 pm

Based on ourguide for expatriation to Montreal and our information:

The cost of housing is one of the key considerations in the cost of living in a country. Rental prices are dependant on the location, size, and quality of property and the price structure in Montréal is extremely complex. Pricing is primarily based on a series of concentric rings that have their focal point at Mont-Royal. The history of the neighborhood and other factors such as amenities affect the variations in this kind of regional pricing.
On average, rents are usually between $600 to 800 for two bedroom apartments, and $850 to $1,600 for a three-bedroom house.

Cost of Living: Dining Out
Three-course Meal for 2 in a mid-range Restaurant - $70.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) - $5.00
Cappuccino (regular) - $3.00
Water (0.33 liter bottle) - $1.50

Cost of Living: Markets
Milk (regular), 1 liter 2.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) - $2.59
Eggs (12) - $3.05
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) - $10.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) - $15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) - $3.50
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) - $9.00

Cost of Living: Clothing
Pair of Jeans (Levis 501) - $65.00
Summer Dress in a Chain Store - $40.00
Pair of Men Leather Shoes - $100.00

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Re: Cost of living in Canada

Postby MarySmithMS » Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:09 am

I can provide the range of prices depending on your spending habits, you can pick what suits you.

(Cost of living)Rent - This depends on the number of rooms and the type of house. Also, the closer you live to downtown and other commercial centres, the higher the rent.

1 bhk apartments can range from $1050 to $780 a month depending on you.
2 bhk apartments can cost $1050 to $1380 or even more.
Townhouses can have 3 to 5 bedrooms and can cost anything from $1050 to $150. Also you will have to pay extra for water and other supplies.

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