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Lethbridge among lowest Canadian cities for cost of rent

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When it comes to how much money people pay for rent each month, Lethbridge happens to be one of the least expensive cities in the country.

According to, the average rent for a one bedroom place in Lethbridge is around $917 a month and for a two bedroom home, the average rent is roughly $1,014 a month.

In fact, Lethbridge is the least expensive in terms of the five Alberta cities on the list (Lethbridge, Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Red Deer)

Along with Lethbridge, the other most affordable rental markets in Canada include Gatineau, Quebec as well as Saskatoon, Quebec City, and Red Deer.

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The most expensive city in the entire country, meanwhile for rentals is in Toronto. The average monthly rent for a one bedroom place in that city is $2,330.

You can see the full report here: 2019 Rental Report

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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of News Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and Funeral Assistant since 2016.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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