One-bedroom apartments range from $650 to $800 per month, though apartments closer to the university may be more expensive because of location. A one-bedroom apartment in Canada will consist of a separate bedroom, kitchen and dining area, living area and a private bathroom. Most leases required one-year contracts and deposits are usually required.

Other costs may include: telephone, television, internet, utilities (electricity and water) and groceries. Most apartments are unfurnished, so you will need to purchase all furniture and kitchens items.

Example of Monthly Expenses

Utilities (water, electricity)$50-75
Telephone (local calls)$50
Internet (basic package)$40
Television cable (basic package)$45
MONTHLY TOTAL$1,035-1,310

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