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A great reason to move to Windsor

(Note: This post was written by Laurel Regan and originally published in a separate blog called “Why Windsor…”, which was later merged with Alphabet Salad.)

From WalletPop Canada, with thanks to a Facebook friend who posted these links on his profile:

Of the top ten Most Expensive Places to Live in Canada, Victoria, BC (my former city) is the fourth most expensive.

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Of the top ten Least Expensive Places to Live in Canada, Windsor-Essex, ON (my new city!) is the fifth least expensive.

Obviously finances and cost of living aren’t the only considerations when the possibility of a big move is on the table, but I’d say they’re a pretty significant part of the decision. Statistics such as those presented in the above links definitely factored into our own decision-making process, and helped to push Windsor into top place on our checklist of must-haves.

Laurel Storey, CZT – Certified Zentangle Teacher. Writer, reader, tangler, iPhoneographer, cat herder, learner of French and Italian, crocheter, needle felter, on-and-off politics junkie, 80s music trivia freak, ongoing work in progress.

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  • TheBargainBabe January 4, 2012

    Saw your link at Blogelina, I think we are in the current blogging class together. 🙂

    I am from the U.S. and admittedly know next to nothing about the cities you are talking about. I like the name Windsor though. 🙂 And it being less expensive to live there sounds EXCELLENT! Are you moving soon?

  • Laurel Regan January 4, 2012

    Nice to see you here – hope you’re enjoying the blogging class too!

    We actually moved here to Windsor at the end of October, so haven’t been here too long, but we’re loving it! I started this blog way back when we first decided to move here, and am continuing it to help educate people about the area and why it’s a great place to be. Windsor isn’t a perfect city by any means, but there are a lot of great reasons to live here and I’m glad to be here.

    Thanks for dropping by and for your comment – much appreciated! 🙂


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