Inflation Canada

Canadian Inflation Tame .. Just Not At The Supermarket

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2016 | Canada Business

Clothing and transportation is cheaper than it was a year ago.

Inflation Is Eating Up Canadians' Wage Growth, And Then Some

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.04.2016 | Canada Business

Inflation-adjusted wages are falling even in booming parts of the country.

No Relief For Canadians On Fruit, Vegetable Prices

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.21.2016 | Canada Business

The fallout from the loonie's slide continues to be felt in Canada's grocery stores. Fruit and vegetable prices kept climbing in February, Statisti...

Canadian Veggie Prices Soar 18.2%

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.19.2016 | Canada Business

Overall food prices are 4 per cent higher than a year ago.

5 Suddenly Expensive Foodstuffs, According To StatsCan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2016 | Canada Business

Bad news, fruit and veggie lovers.

Food Prices Push Canadian Inflation Rate Up In December

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- Canada's annual inflation rate accelerated last month to 1.6 per cent -- an increase mainly fuelled by climbing prices for fresh fruits and ...

Sobey's: No Relief Just Yet On High Grocery Prices

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.18.2016 | Canada Business

Falling loonie, drought in California will keep prices high.

Rising Meat, Veggie Prices Push Inflation Higher

CP Business | Posted 12.18.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- The country's annual inflation rate picked up the pace last month to hit 1.4 per cent -- moving it a little closer to the Bank of Canada's i...

Canada Is Facing A Possible Butter Shortage. Here's Why.

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada Business

A Maritime dairy group is warning Canadians they could face a butter shortage just in time for the holidays. Dairy Farmers of Nova Scotia says ramp...

Rising Food Prices Devour Lower Gas Prices

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA -- Lower gasoline prices continued to weigh against a rise in the cost of food in October as the consumer price index rose 1.0 per cent compare...

Gas Prices Drop 19%, But Look What's Happening To Food Costs

CP/HuffPost Canada | Posted 10.23.2015 | Canada Business

The Bank of Canada held its key interest rate this week at 0.5 per cent as it downgraded its 2016 and 2017 outlook for the economy due to the continued fallout of low energy prices.

Canadian Retail Prices Jump Most In Decade, And Worst Yet To Come

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.29.2015 | Canada Business

Retail prices are rising at their fastest rate in at least a decade and there will be more price pressure ahead thanks to a falling loonie, analysts s...

Canadians' Energy Costs Plunge

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's inflation rate in August was 1.3 per cent, unchanged from the previous month, as a drop in energy prices continued to be a moderatin...

Gas, Food, Housing Costs Up In Latest Inflation Data

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada Business

Gas prices rose sharply for 2 straight months Meat up 6.6 per cent, overall food up 3.4 per cent Core rate at 2.3 per cent OTTAWA -- The Ca...

Ouch: Here's What's Happened To The Price Of A Canada Day BBQ

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.28.2015 | Canada Business

If you’ve noticed your Canada Day food bill rising in recent years, you’re not alone. The price of meat in particular has been soaring, and this y...

Inflation Report Shows Why You're Not Feeling Any Richer

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The annual pace of inflation in Canada edged higher in May as lower energy prices were more than offset by other increases including higher p...

Inflation Takes A Vacation

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The weight of low energy prices slowed the country's annual inflation rate to just 0.8 per cent last month — its weakest reading since Octo...

Beef Prices Have Jumped 18%, And The Worst Is Yet To Come

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.22.2015 | Canada Business

Canada’s core inflation rate jumped 2.4 per cent in March, according to Statistics Canada, but that number obscures an ugly reality for many shopper...

Rising Food Costs Outstrip Lower Gas Prices

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's inflation rate ticked higher in March despite lower gasoline prices, which partially offset a broad rise in other prices.Statistics ...

Relief At The Pumps, Pain At The Checkout Line

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Inflation increased at the same pace for the second month in a row as the consumer price index for February rose just 1.0 per cent compared w...

Interest Rate Cut Less Likely After Latest Inflation Report

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Rate cut? What rate cut?Thursday's sluggish January inflation reading from Statistics Canada is the latest signal to many economists that ano...

BoC Warns Canada Could See 'Negative Inflation'

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The turbulence of the global oil slump could briefly nudge Canadian inflation into negative territory, but the Bank of Canada sees no reason ...

Thank Gas Prices For Fizzling Inflation

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The effects of the global oil slump weighed on Canadian inflation last month as falling pump prices helped slow the annual rate to 1.5 per ce...

Um, About Those Interest Rate Hikes..

CBC | Posted 03.09.2015 | Canada Business

Analysts have predicted this will be the year that the Bank of Canada raises its benchmark interest rate. And it could very well be the year it does. ...

LOOK: Food Prices Growing At Fastest Pace In Years

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada Business

Want to save on your food bill? Switch to chicken. Inflation slowed down in November, thanks primarily to plummeting gas prices, but the rapid rise...