World's top 5 most expensive cities

The skyline of Hong Kong, the world's third most expensive city for expats, according to a recent...

The skyline of Hong Kong, the world's third most expensive city for expats, according to a recent study. (Fotolia)

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If you think Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver are too expensive, here's how they stack up in the global context.

Here are some of the highlights from Mercer's Cost of Living Rankings for 2014, which compares how expensive it is for expatriates to live in 211 cities worldwide.

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