Rural Living in Canada
Many people dream of living in a vast city such as Toronto or Vancouver when they think of Canada, however a growing number of people want to shed city life and become part of Canada’s growing rural community.
Canada has a lot to offer when it comes to rural living: mountains, lakes, forests and even glaciers. According to the last census (2006) six million Canadian live in small towns or rural areas, which is just under 20% of the population.
There can be huge financial advantages to living outside major urban locations. Almost without exception rural houses are cheaper than their city counterparts. You might spend 0,000 on a small 800 sq ft apartment in a city with one bedroom and barely enough room to swing a cat. But, the same money might buy you a four or five bedroom property in an acre or two of land with 2-3,000 sq ft in