Our lives, habits and property outlook has changed dramatically since the pandemic lockdown was lifted in early 2022, but two years of remote working has changed the way we think about big cities versus small towns. The “urban exodus” doesn’t seem to be abating much.
According to the latest census data, people are still leaving Toronto for bigger, cheaper housing in smaller neighbourhoods.
With rents soaring, grocery bills and general living costs rising, it makes sense that people are still moving to other parts of the province or country to support their families.
The pandemic may have fuelled the exodus, but Toronto’s unaffordable housing started driving young people out years ago.
Resonance, a global marketing consultancy with offices in Vancouver, Montreal and New York City, has compiled the rankings of the 5 Top Small Cities To Live In Ontario by analyzing factors such as employment rates, weather, safety, culture, outdoor recreation areas and nightlife.
The five Ontario cities that made the 2022 list are:
- Niagara Falls
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