Canadian annual inflation rate 0.1% in August

In Alberta, the annual inflation rate was up 0.6 per cent

Canadian annual inflation rate 0.1% in AugustThe Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Canada rose 0.1 per cent on a year-over-year basis in August, matching the 0.1 per cent increase in July, reported Statistics Canada on Wednesday. Excluding gasoline, the CPI rose 0.6 per cent in August, following a 0.7 per cent increase in July. In Alberta, the annual inflation rate was…

Annual inflation rate hike declines in July

In Alberta, prices were up 0.9 per cent from a year ago

Annual inflation rate hike declines in JulyThe Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.1 per cent on a year-over-year basis in July, down from a 0.7 per cent increase in June, according to a report released Wednesday by Statistics Canada. Prices rose in five of the eight major components on a year-over-year basis in July. The CPI grew at a slower pace…

Alberta inflation rate increases more than Canadian average

Natural gas prices increased 43.9 per cent, following a significant price decline in June 2019, when commodity prices fell and the provincial carbon tax was removed

Alberta inflation rate increases more than Canadian averageConsumer prices rose in June in nine provinces on a year-over-year basis in June but prices rose the most in Alberta, according to Statistics Canada. The federal agency reported Wednesday that the Consumer Price Index in Alberta increased by 1.6 per cent from a year ago compared to Canada’s overall increase of 0.7 per cent.…

Consumer prices on the decline in Canada in May

Gasoline prices rose 16.9 per cent on a month-over-month basis in May after falling significantly in April (-15.2 per cent) and March (-17.8 per cent)

Consumer prices on the decline in Canada in MayThe Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell 0.4 per cent on a year-over-year basis in May, down from a 0.2 per cent decline in April, according to data released Wednesday by Statistics Canada. Excluding gasoline, the CPI rose 0.7 per cent, the smallest increase since January 2013, said the federal agency. “Prices rose in four of…
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