Canada's Best Places to Live on $100 a Day
With all the economic crises of late, it's no surprise that cost of living often tops the list of considerations when choosing a place to retire. But you have to weigh that affordability alongside other factors - proximity to a major city, arts and culture, healthcare services, restaurants and outdoor activities - so your quality of life doesn't suffer just when you finally have time to enjoy it.
In narrowing down our list of Canada's 10 Best Places to Live on $100 a Day, we sought out towns and cities that offered not only bargain prices, but other amenities that make life that much sweeter.
|Low crime rate||210 (21.9%)|
|Affordable housing||266 (27.7%)|
|Fine weather||213 (22.2%)|
|Vibrant arts and cultural scene||50 (5.2%)|
|Strong economy||59 (6.1%)|
|Proximity to a big city||116 (12.1%)|
So: where can Canadians retire happily on that kind of budget? We came up with 10 communities we think will make most retirees happy, and might also offer the kind of savings that might allow them to spend a few months in the tropics as well. Click on the photo for our choices for the top 10.