01/20/2012 07:41 EST | Updated 01/20/2012 08:44 EST

Canada Inflation Rate: Tracking The Devaluation Of The Canadian Dollar Over Time (INFOGRAPHIC)


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

Statistics Canada's latest inflation report shows inflation cooling rapidly in December as gas, food and car prices dropped sharply.

Here’s a visual way to understand how the Canadian dollar has progressed: the below infographic, 10 Dollars, 10 Decades: A Visual History of Inflation in Canada, contrasts the value of a 10-dollar bill from the past 10 decades with how much it would be worth today, using numbers generated by the Bank of Canada Inflation Calculator.


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