Found this [mercer.com ]earlier today if you scroll down you will get the full listing Since we are all from so many different horizons I thought that your comments could be interesting.
8:20 pm on Nov 29, 2011 (gmt 0)
ranked against New York as the base city
Awright, what's so bad about a modest number of ! marks?
Vancouver (5) has the best quality of living and is followed by Ottawa (14), Toronto (15) and Montreal (22).
Well, if it's a choice between Will Play Hockey For Food* and Those ### Leafs...
Lists of this kind would come out very different if they didn't assume supplements from the employer to level out differences in cost of living, even within the same country. (Honolulu and SF? Holy ###.)