Toronto - Post Report Question and Answers

Can you save money?

Nope. - Nov 2015

No. Even with COLA, the cost of living is on par with D.C and New York. But if you save all of your receipts from grocery shopping, eating out, etc, you can apply for tax rebate, as diplomats are tax exempt. It is quite a time-consuming project, but it is worth doing. We would get back around $400-500 a month on taxes from our normal spending. - Jul 2015

Yes, if you buy memberships to the museums and zoo and shop are the larger grocery chains. Costco accepts US memberships but only accepts cash, debit or their own credit card. If you eat out a lot, you might go broke. - Jan 2013

Not really. Toronto is an expensive city. - May 2010

No. - Apr 2010

Yes. - Aug 2008

If you shop in Buffalo! - Jan 2008

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