Cost of living in Edmonton, Canada

Lunchtime menu in the business district C$19
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) C$9
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast C$12
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk C$1.61
12 eggs, large C$3.35
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes C$4.80
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese C$11
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples C$3.54
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes C$2.68
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket C$3.01
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality C$19
2 liters of Coca-Cola C$2.37
Bread for 2 people for 1 day C$1.69
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area C$1,581
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat C$307
Internet 8MB (1 month) C$52
40” flat screen TV C$424
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt C$137
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) C$12
Hourly rate for cleaning help C$27
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) C$60
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) C$45
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) C$89
1 pair of leather business shoes C$152
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new C$24,874
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas C$1.08
Monthly ticket public transport C$89
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) C$24
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) C$11
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) C$9
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) C$4.62
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) C$5.50
4 rolls of toilet paper C$3.09
Tube of toothpaste C$2.77
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city C$20
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub C$44
2 tickets to the movies C$26
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) C$178
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert C$83
1 cocktail drink in downtown club C$9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city C$4.66
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) C$6
iPod nano 16GB C$146
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) C$0.31
1 month of gym membership in business district C$57
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes C$13
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,514 prices entered by 274 different people.
Latest price update: April 24, 2015.

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