Inflation Canada

Energy Prices Are Taking A Bite

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A big jump in energy costs and cigarette prices helped push up Canada's inflation rate to 1.5 per cent last month, matching the highest level...

Caucks Seeing Higher Gas Prices

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's annual inflation rate rose to 1.2 per cent last month, still below the Bank of Canada's ideal target but back within its desired ran...

Loonie Dives On Bank Of Canada Announcement

CP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

UPDATE: The Canadian dollar pulled back nearly a full cent after the Bank of Canada's decision to keep its key interest rate steady while lowering its...

Get Ready For Rising Interest Rates

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz has cited "underperforming" inflation and a slow rebound in exports among his major concerns for the e...

Canada Risks Falling Into 'Deflationary Trap': BoC

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says he needs to keep interest rates at historically low levels to head off the risk of a deflationary ...

Economy Weaker Than It Appears: BoC

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Bank of Canada says it sees some encouraging signs in the Canadian and global economies, but warned inflation remains too low to justify ...

Good News For Drivers

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A major drop in the price of gasoline and declines in several other goods and services pushed down Canada's inflation rate to 0.7 per cent la...

This Is Devouring Canadians' Wage Gains

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.24.2013 | Canada Business

Inflation has been very tame in Canada over the past year, coming in at the low end of the Bank of Canada’s target, but not low enough to allow Cana...

Gas Prices Drive Inflation

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.23.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's annual inflation rate edged up one-tenth of a point to 1.3 per cent in July, a softer reading than expected that was interpreted as ...

Price Hikes Are Back

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.18.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Rising gasoline and car prices fuelled the first significant spike in Canada's cost of living since February last month, lifting the annual i...

Some Good News On Gas Prices

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.17.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's inflation story is fast becoming one about disinflation.Statistics Canada reported Friday that the annual rate fell an astonishing s...

Biggest Price Spike Since 1991

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Consumer prices in Canada jumped by a surprisingly strong 1.2 per cent in February as a big hike in gasoline helped fuel the biggest month-to...

Super-Low Inflation Numbers Suggest Weakening Economy

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The economy showed signs of weakness at the end of last year and the beginning of this one as inflation in January slowed to its lowest level...

Where Has All The Inflation Gone?

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.20.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's economy is displaying fresh symptoms of a slowdown, with data released Friday showing inflation falling to the lowest level in three...

Are We Being Told The Truth About Inflation?

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada is being urged to change the way it calculates housing costs in its inflation reports, with critics saying its current meth...

Inflation Sees Uptick

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.19.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's annual inflation rate rose slightly to 1.5 per cent last month, but most consumer prices stayed well in check and there were few sig...

Energy Costs No Longer Driving Inflation: StatsCan

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.18.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Inflation in Canada appears to have entered a period of stability near the Bank of Canada's two per cent sweet spot, providing little impetus...

Canadians Grow Poorer As Inflation Outstrips Wage Gains

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.26.2012 | Canada Business

Wages in Canada are growing more slowly than inflation, meaning the average working Canadian is effectively getting poorer, data from StatsCan shows. ...

Inflation Slows, But Most Items Still Up: StatsCan

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's inflation rate dipped to the lowest level in 18 months in March as price gains in food and gasoline slowed dramatically — although...

What's Driving Up Canada's Inflation Rate?

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.23.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Consumer prices continued to gain steam in Canada last month, as higher prices for key goods like gasoline and food pushed the rate of inflat...

INFOGRAPHIC: What's A 1921 Dollar Worth Today?

The Huffington Post Canada | Jennifer Tse | Posted 01.20.2012 | Canada Business

This feature was produced by Jennifer Tse, a student in Ryerson University's School of Journalism, in partnership with The Huffington Post Canada. ...

Canada's Surprising Inflation Jump

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's inflation rate jumped past three per cent last month, but with the economy's foundations in quick-sand, there is little prospect of ...

The Culprit Behind Sky-High Consumer Prices

CP | Posted 08.29.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA -- Canada's annual inflation rate jumped to the highest level in eight years last month, rising to 3.7 per cent as big ...