Cost of living in Victoria (Canada) is 8% cheaper than in Albany, New York (United States)
This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 759 prices entered by 96 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require $4,500 in Albany, New York you would need to make just about $4,156 (C$5,326) in Victoria.