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Cost of Living

The cost of living (prices of basic necessities of life: housing, food, clothing, etc.) varies from country to country. This is affected by differing values of currencies. 

Statistics Canada has monthly data which, tracks the price of the most common food items that Canadians buy.  Note the prices in this chart are average price across Canada.  Stats Canada doesn't provide a breakdown by province or city.  View 'Monthly Average Retail Cost of Food'.

If you are coming to Canada as a skilled worker under the Express Entry method, you are require to bring funds to support yourself and your family.  Please visit Government's 'Proof of Funds' page to learn more about the amount you need to bring.


No matter how much it costs to live in a particular city or country, you still need to manage your money.

     Here are other resources to help you calculate your budget: