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Sampling of Vancouver apartment rentals, Canada's most expensive market

posted Jun 25, 2011, 11:29 PM by Milorad Borota
Canadian apartment rents rise as demand outstrips supply
By John Morrissy, Postmedia News June 14, 2011

“Immigration continues to be a factor in supporting rental housing demand. Recent immigrants tend to rent first before becoming homeowners,” said Bob Dugan, CMHC’s chief economist.

The highest average rents were found in Vancouver, at $1,181; Toronto, at $1,124; Ottawa-Gatineau, at $1,056 for the Ontario portion; Calgary, at $1,040; Edmonton, at $1,029; and Victoria, at $1,024.

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