If you’re looking for a new city to call home, you may want to consider the ones on this list. MovingWaldo has released a ranking of the cheapest places to live in Ontario with the best quality of life, and they offer the best of both worlds.

MovingWaldo based its ranking on the house and renting prices in various cities and towns around Ontario, using Statistics Canada, Zumper, and CREA data.

The regions on this list were also chosen for their quality of life, which includes factors like health, pollution, green space and recreation, climate, education, and employment opportunities.

The cheapest places to live in Ontario are located all over the province, from north to east to west.

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Below is the complete list by MovingWaldo, along with the average price of a home and rent per month in each area.

Thunder Bay
House price: $302,200
Rent (1-bedroom): $1,315

Rainy River
House price: $330,000
Rent: $1,000

Deep River
House price: $370,000
Rent (1-bedroom): $1,400

House price: $398,600
Rent (2-bedroom): $1,600

House price: $527,700
Rent (2-bedroom): $1,800

House price: $557,000
Rent (2-bedroom): $1,899

House price: $574,000
Rent (2-bedroom): $1,685

House price: $575,500
Rent (2-bedroom): $2,119

House price: $675,100
Rent (2-bedroom): $1,875

House price: $705,000
Rent (2-bedroom): $1,995

Whether you’re looking for affordable homes, outdoor activities, or access to arts and culture, each of these cities has its own features that make it unique.

For example, Deep River is known for its vast network of hiking trails, ski hill, golf course, and yacht club.

Barrie is a great city for art lovers and hosts one of the largest outdoor arts and crafts celebrations in Ontario.

So, in conclusion, you don’t need a big city budget to enjoy an incredible quality of life in Ontario — you just have to know where to look.