Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Food depends on what you eat. Fast food is a lot cheaper but quality food a lot more expensive. I did not use my cell phone over there as the cell phone function is replaced by MSN. And for all other calls I used Skypeout.
Housing is around 500 CAD/month. Nightlife: A beer is around 4-4,5 CAD, order pitcher for 13 CAD. Cheapest is to take a car with several people. Fuel is very cheap compared to europe. Pay attention where the US highways collect toll. Internet is around 30$/months.
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Advice for students:
I chose to go to Western randomly. I had never visited the school because it was too far away (I am from Victoria BC. Naturally, this made me nervous until I actually moved into rez. Since day one, UWO has been my home.