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Living and housing expenses in Canadian cities are pretty heavy right now. If you're a Millennial like me, you're likely paying off a student loan, car payments, your first mortgage, or all three. There often isn't much left over at the end of the month to enjoy the much-needed and all-too-fleeting summer sunshine. So what's a thrifty city dweller to do?
Congratulations! You made the move. Or you made the move and hightailed your way back to that West Coast nirvana locals offhandedly call "Vancity." Regardless of choosing to stay or go, you know the n...
Upon finishing university, I moved to downtown Toronto where, admittedly, it's a lot more difficult to connect with your neighbours and community because everyone is so busy going from place to place. I discovered that the best way to make the big city feel more intimate was to create a sense of familiarity within some of my daily and weekly rituals.