There’s no avoiding the numbers: The cost of living in Canada, especially in its major cities, has been on a steady incline. Finances are complicated no matter what your situation is; whether you’re trying to make ends meet or creating an investment plan. For single people in Canada, these costs are significantly harder to shoulder. Between necessary expenses like housing and bills, combined with policies and systems that favour families and couples, there are a number of factors that put extra pressure on people living on their own. These are the added expenses that come with being single in Canada.