The latest apartment rental report released by rentseeker.ca indicates that Calgary remains the most expensive city to rent a one bedroom in Canada. This despite rising vacancy rates and Alberta being in the middle of a recession.
When compared to other major cities, the clear winner were the renters in the province of Quebec. Both Montreal and Quebec City had average rents in the mid-$600s.
Here’s how Calgary rental rates compare to the rest of Canada
- Calgary: $1,122 average rent for 1 bedroom
- Toronto: $1,103 average rent for 1 bedroom
- Vancouver: $1,079 average rent for a 1 bedroom
- Edmonton: $1,029 average rent for a 1 bedroom
- Ottawa: $972 average rent for a 1 bedroom
- Regina: $918 average rent for a 1 bedroom
- Saskatoon: $895 average rent for a 1 bedroom
- St. John’s, Newfoundland: $798 (1 bedroom)
- Montreal, Quebec: $668 (1 bedroom)
- Quebec City, Quebec: $666 (1 bedroom)
RentSeeker.ca analyzed bachelor, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments in major Canadian markets and their surrounding suburbs (if any). The infographic below highlights their findings.