Cost of living in Toronto, Canada

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Latest price update: September 18, 2014.
Daily menu in the business district C$19
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) C$8
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast C$6
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk C$2.73
12 eggs, large C$3.61
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes C$3.00
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese C$9
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples C$3.72
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes C$3.46
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket C$2.77
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality C$17
2 liters of Coca-Cola C$2.22
Bread for 2 people for 1 day C$2.32
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area C$2,282
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat C$127
Internet 8MB (1 month) C$49
40” flat screen TV C$460
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt C$166
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) C$9
Hourly rate for cleaning help C$22
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) C$54
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) C$43
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) C$102
1 pair of leather business shoes C$111
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new C$26,947
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas C$1.33
Monthly ticket public transport C$130
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) C$23
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) C$10
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) C$7
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) C$3.95
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) C$5.22
4 rolls of toilet paper C$2.63
Tube of toothpaste C$2.92
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city C$24
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub C$51
2 tickets to the movies C$28
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) C$236
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert C$112
1 cocktail drink in downtown club C$11
Capuccino in expat area of the city C$4.73
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) C$7
iPod nano 16GB C$144
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) C$0.52
1 month of gym membership in business district C$64
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes C$10

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