Cost of living in Canada

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These numbers reflect the average prices of 112 cities in Canada, such as Trois-Rivieres, Saint John's, Penticton, Comox, Chilliwack, and more. To view the cost of living in a specific city in Canada, search for a city above.
 
Cost
Range
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $16.50
CA$22.59
$11.07 - $29.01
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$9.99
CA$13.68
$8.82 - $12.22
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.03
CA$2.78
$1.53 - $3.15

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Cost
Range
Bread
1 loaf
$2.50
CA$3.43
$1.67 - $3.86
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.43
CA$7.43
$3.05 - $11.38
Milk (1 gallon) $7.95
CA$10.88
$4.62 - $13.86

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Cost
Range
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.40
CA$6.02
$4.00 - $4.96
Monthly public transit pass $68.18
CA$93.37
$62.14 - $83.18
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $25,034.05
CA$34,282.88
$24,214.06 - $26,347.97

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Cost
Range
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$62.83
CA$86.04
$47.80 - $93.29
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,250.12
CA$1,711.98
$1,118.82 - $1,564.59
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,146.12
CA$1,569.56
$1,071.78 - $1,446.75

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Cost
Range
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $744.16
CA$1,019.09
$556.23 - $1,056.57
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $12,218.47
CA$16,732.58
$10,841.64 - $15,913.76

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Cost
Range
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.30
CA$7.26
$3.82 - $7.22
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.57
CA$4.88
$2.26 - $5.10
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$12.99
CA$17.80
$11.25 - $16.54

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Cost
Range
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$55.23
CA$75.63
$32.21 - $81.54
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$39.78
CA$54.48
$25.56 - $58.84
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$86.57
CA$118.55
$57.43 - $122.66

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