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Here's the average cost of rent in major Canadian cities for October 2019

British Columbia and Ontario continue to be the most expensive provinces to rent a room, or rooms, in Canada.

A new rent report from PadMapper shows that Montreal is the only city in the country outside of the two provinces to crack to the top 10 most expensive rental markets.

Toronto takes the top spot for most expensive one-bedroom units with an average cost of $2,300, however, Vancouver is easily the most expensive market for two-bedroom units with an average cost of $3,230.

<who> Photo Credit: PadMapper.com

Alberta's major cities managed to stay out of the top ten, with Calgary and Edmonton ranking 14th and 19th respectively.

In Calgary, one bedroom units average out at $1,120 a month, while in Edmonton the average cost of a one bedroom home is $940.

On the east coast, Halifax ranks 17th with and an average price of $960 for one bedroom units and $1,270 for two bedroom units, followed by St. John's at 23rd.

Victoria, where one bedroom pads cost an average of $1,390 is ranked fifth in the report, with Kelowna being pegged at eight.

Abbotsford is the only other BC city to crack the list, sitting at 17th, with an average monthly rent of $950 for a one bedroom apartment.

To read the full report, click here.



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