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It’s no secret that Ottawa is a thriving city, but not everyone knows how much fun it is to live here when you’re young! Read on to find out why Ottawa is one of the best cities to live in when you’re in your 20’s!

 1) The best colleges and universities

Ottawa boasts some of the best schools in Canada, including two universities and two colleges. The University of Ottawa, Carleton University, Algonquin College and La Citè collegialè are all renowned schools. This selection of prime post-secondary education institutions is considered to be a major perk of living in Ottawa.

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2) Affordable living

Despite Ottawa’s growing population, it still remains a very affordable city with tons of great apartments in amazing locations. The city offers stunning bachelors and one-bedroom apartments for under $900 – which is a lot less than many other Canadian cities!

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3) Tons of job opportunities 

Even after you have graduated from one of Ottawa’s great post-secondary institutions, you won’t want to leave because of all of the job opportunities. Parliament Hill is popular hub for internships, the business sector is booming, and tourism really heats up in the summer – meaning tons of job and career opportunities!

4) Delicious restaurants

If you’re a 20-something looking for a good meal, Ottawa is a great place to live! Atelier is the perfect spot when you want to splurge, Occo hits the spot for a quick burger, and The Parlour is known for its authentic pizza. One thing is for sure – when you’re hungry in Ottawa, you’ll never be out of options!   

5) Amazing nightlife

This list just wouldn’t be complete if we didn’t talk about all of the amazing bars and nightclubs that Ottawa has to offer. Between Mansion Nightclub, Kavali Nightclub, and Heart & Crown, you’ve got a few fun nights ahead of you.  

With these reasons, and countless others, to live in Ottawa while you’re young – we simply can’t think of another place we’d rather live! What’s your favourite part about living in Ottawa? Comment below and let us know!

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