cost of living

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Vancouver Is the Second-Least Affordable Place to Live on the Planet, Study Says

Toronto is only the 11th most expensive place to live according to urban planning company demographia.
Anne Gaviola
1.23.19
money

Nearly Half of Canadians Are $200 Away From Being Broke

Higher cost of living leaves barely any financial wiggle room, experts say higher interest rates spell trouble.
Anne Gaviola
1.22.19
housing

The Very Strong Case For Moving the Hell Out of Toronto

With rent prices skyrocketing and telecommuting becoming more common, many young people are finding a better life in smaller places.
Tiffy Thompson
1.18.19
video

How Six People Bought a Million-Dollar House Together

We find out how and why a group of six friends pooled their money together to buy a million-dollar house in one of Canada's hottest real estate markets.
VICE Staff
1.11.19
housing

Group of Toronto Striking Renters Declare Victory

The landlord of a Parkdale building has backed down on their rent increase demands following the two-month-long strike.
Allison Tierney
3.27.18
HOUSING CRISIS

Being Evicted in Toronto Right Now Is Devastating

We talked to a bunch of Toronto’s young people who are getting tossed out of their homes amid new tenant rules.
Graham Isador
5.18.17
housing

People in Toronto Share Their Worst Housing Nightmares

Why do we live here again?
Allison Tierney
4.12.17
money

How Much It Really Costs for Young People to Have a Fun Life in Toronto

You aren’t going to like the answer.
Allison Tierney
4.4.17
Culture

We Asked Students If They Know Anything About Personal Finance

Are millennials really as bad at their finances as everyone assumes?
Jake Kivanc
11.8.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

In Vancouver, the Only Thing Rising Faster Than the Cost of Living Is the Cost of Dying

This cemetery made $2.4 million in revenue selling 75 graves last year.
Sarah Berman
9.18.16
News

Rent-Striking London Students Won Compensation for Their Crappy Housing

Their dorms were turned into a building site so they refused to pay rent.
Simon Childs
12.1.15
Stuff

​How Do Psychics Survive in New York City?

Even as Manhattan becomes more and more unaffordable, fortune tellers—and their ubiquitous neon signs—have flourished in even the wealthiest neighborhoods. How are they hanging on?
John Surico
3.11.15