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Global Affairs Canada (Development) Students: Update of the monthly living allowances (July 2017)

If you manage students at Global Affairs Canada (Development), please note that some modifications have been made to the monthly living allowances for some cities. These changes come into effect July 1, 2017.

Monthly living allowances

July 1, 2017

$1,050

  • Campbellton (NB) - New
  • Edmundston (NB) - New
  • Joliette (QC) - New
  • Rimouski (QC)
  • Rouyn-Noranda (QC) - New
  • Saint-Hyacinthe (QC) - New
  • Sherbrooke (QC)
  • Summerside (PE) - New

$1,100

  • Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (QC) - New
  • Saint John (NB)
  • Sept-Îles (QC) - New

$1,150

  • Corner Brook (NL) - New
  • Chatham - Kent (ON)
  • Norfolk (ON)
  • Windsor (ON)

$1,200

  • Cape Breton (NS)
  • Charlottetown (PE) - New
  • Cornwall (ON)
  • Gatineau (QC)
  • Greater Sudbury (ON) - New
  • Moncton (NB) - New
  • Montreal (QC)
  • North Bay (ON)
  • Prince George (BC)
  • Quebec (QC) - New

$1,250

  • Abbotsford-Mission (BC) - New
  • Fredericton (NB) - New
  • London (ON)
  • Nanaimo (BC) - New
  • St. Catharines - Niagara (ON)
  • Thunder Bay (ON)
  • Winnipeg (MB)

$1,300

  • Belleville (ON) - New
  • Brantford (ON) - New
  • Hamilton (ON) - New
  • Kingston (ON)
  • Lethbridge (AB) - New
  • Peterborough (ON)
  • Sarnia (ON) - New
  • St. John's (NL)

$1,350

  • Barrie (ON)
  • Grande Prairie (AB) - New
  • Guelph (ON)
  • Kamloops (BC) - New
  • Kelowna (BC) - New
  • Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo (ON)
  • Red Deer (AB)
  • Regina (SK)
  • Saskatoon (SK) - New

$1,400

  • Halifax (NS) - New
  • Oshawa (ON)
  • Victoria (BC) - New

$1,450

  • Ottawa (ON)
  • Edmonton (AB) - New

$1,500

  • Calgary (AB)

$1,600

  • Toronto (ON) - New

$1,650

  • Vancouver (BC) - New

If the city where the student lives is not listed above, the basic monthly rate of $1,000 applies.

Only increased rates apply to students already in Canada. Where the monthly rate has decreased from the previously published amount, the new rate will apply only to new students arriving in Canada.

If you have any questions, please contact: