Canada is constantly one of the best countries to live in because of its great education, healthcare, and governing system.
Canadian cities such as Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, and Calgary are always among the top 20 livable cities in the world for their high quality living standards, but all of these fabulous things come at a price which makes it almost impossible to afford living in some of the urban areas in Canada.
However, in this post, we’ll introduce the most affordable places to live in Canada.
Abbotsford, British Columbia
Rent per Month 1 bedroom in City Centre – $1,050.00
1 bedroom outside of City Centre – $962.50
Abbotsford is home to more than 115,000 people in a big area. This city offers good education system from kindergarten to Post secondary institutions.
Rent per Month 1 bedroom in City Centre – $475.00
1 bedroom outside of City Centre – $405.00
Sherbrooke is the 6th largest city in Quebec with lots of outdoor activities such as skiing and hiking. This city is perfect for students and in general, those who are looking for affordable housing and groceries price.
Moncton, New Brunswick
Rent per Month 1 bedroom in City Centre- $734.29
1 bedroom outside of City Centre- $642.08
Moncton is a bilingual, easily accessible city with no traffic and a booming economy. The housing price is relatively cheap and if you don’t own a car, you can get around with the city’s efficient transit system.
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Rent per Month 1 bedroom in City Centre- $925.00
1 bedroom outside of City Centre- $818.75
Thunder Bay is famous as Lakehead since it sits beside beautiful Lake Superior. Residents also have the advantage of being surrounded by national parks and wilderness. Thunder Bay airport takes you to Toronto in 90 minutes with cheap tickets year-round.
Thunder Bay has the best air quality in Ontario, as well as an excellent tap water that comes from the lake.
Rent per Month 1 bedroom in City Centre- $1,096.59
1 bedroom outside of City Centre- $890.14
Being the largest city in Saskatchewan, Saskatoon offers great education system, affordable housing and grocery, and a beautiful nature.
Nanaimo, British Columbia
Rent per Month 1 bedroom in City Centre- $1,118.42
1 bedroom outside of City Centre- $999.06
Nanaimo is a beautiful seaside city in Vancouver island, British Columbia. having a mild weather (compared to most other parts of Canada), Nanaimo is ideal if you’re looking for great Post secondary institutions, fun outdoor activities, and reasonable housing prices.
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Rent per Month 1 bedroom in City Centre- $981.25
1 bedroom outside of City Centre- $790.00
The capital of Prince Edward Island is a small city with slightly more than 36,000 population and a European style architecture. This city is peaceful, beautiufl, and traffic simply doesn’t exist!
Rent per Month 1 bedroom in City Centre- $1,163.41
1 bedroom outside of City Centre- $1,012.27
London in Ontario is a big city with more than 404,000 people calling it home. This city offers all of the amenities you can find in any other Canadian metropolitan area and is very cheap compared to what it has to offer.
Rent per Month 1 bedroom in City Centre- $1,279.48
1 bedroom outside of City Centre- $825.80
Montreal might be the most surprising city on our list. Even though Montreal is a large city and among the top 20 best cities to live in the world, this city is too cheap and its warm people and European style of the buildings make one feel like being in paradise!
Rent per Month 1 bedroom in City Centre – $1,168.33
1 bedroom outside of City Centre – $957.14
Kitchener is famous for its high percentage of employment. If you move to this city, the chances of not finding a job is way lower compared to most other Canadian cities. The city is expanding very rapidly each year, owing it to its booming economy.