Inflation Canada

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...

Canada Seeing Biggest Price Hikes In The Developed World: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.24.2014 | Canada Business

Outside of Japan, which has seen prices spike due to a tax hike, Canada has the highest inflation rate among major industrialized nations. That’s...

Those Soaring Meat Prices Aren't Just Your Imagination

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The country's annual inflation rate climbed higher than economists' expectations last month, accelerating to 2.4 per cent, Statistics Canada ...

Internet, Phone Costs Soaring: StatsCan

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada Business

A little more than a year ago it looked like Verizon was coming to Canada, and the big Canadian telcos were busily slashing prices in preparation for ...

Look What's Driving Up Canada's Inflation Rate

CP/HuffPostCanada | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — The rise in the cost of living held steady in August with the annual inflation rate coming in at 2.1 per cent, Statistics Canada said Frida...

‘A Little Bit Shocking': Canadians Are Bailing On Bacon

CP/HuffPost Canada | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Business

Sales of bacon, sausages and some other products at Maple Leaf Foods fell by double digits in the last quarter, as large price increases convinced man...

Bacopocalypse Now!

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.19.2014 | Canada Business

Bacon prices in Canada are nearly 27 per cent higher today than they were a year ago, as a crisis in the industry continues to push costs into the str...

Price Hikes Accelerate

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.17.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadians continue to pay more for food, gasoline and most other consumer items, Statistics Canada said Friday as the annual rate in the coun...

The Scariest Part Of Today's Inflation Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 06.20.2014 | Canada Business

Inflation has returned to Canada. The culprit appears to be energy (in case you haven’t noticed the price of gas soaring), and it sent Canada’s he...

We Don't Have To Worry About Having Too Little Inflation Anymore

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's annual inflation rate unexpectedly jumped to 2.3 per cent last month, as the continuing gain in energy prices pushed the key economi...

Gas Prices Behind Dramatic Climb In Inflation

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's annual inflation rate climbed to its highest level in two years, reaching 2.0 per cent in April, as an unusually big jump in energy ...

Why Those Reports About Canada's Healthy Economy Feel Like BS

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.20.2014 | Canada Business

There is a wide disconnect between the data about Canada’s economic strength and how Canadians actually feel about the economy, says a new consumer ...

These Foods' Prices Are Soaring

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman | Posted 05.15.2014 | Canada Business

If you’re feeling a bigger squeeze on your wallet at the grocery store these days, the soaring cost of everyday food items is likely to blame. A...

Energy Prices Are Taking A Bite

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2014 | 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...