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If you're looking to move somewhere where they will pay you living wages in Ontario, well, you might want to move over to St. Catharines.

The City of St. Catharines is not only officially the biggest municipality in the province to pay employees a living wage, but according to Living Wage Canada, it is also the second-largest certified municipal employer across the whole country.

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With warmer months ahead, there are a ton of Ontario jobs where students can work this summer.

From jobs by the beach to water parks in Toronto, there's no shortage of ways to make some extra cash for people studying at the moment.

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City living ain't cheap –well, living anywhere in Ontario isn't cheap, but there are some areas where you can get by with a little less coin.

Ontario Living Wage Network (OLWN) released Ontario's updated living wages by region on November 1, 2021, and Sault Ste. Marie is the cheapest listed place to live in Ontario, with the lowest living wage rate of $16.20 per hour.

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It's no secret that living in Toronto is super expensive, but compared to other cities in Ontario, it's not the only one.

It's been a couple of years since some of Ontario's living wages were recalculated, and while the numbers have been updated to reflect how much you need to make in order to live where you do, they're all still way higher than the province's minimum wage.

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