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Motorists at the gasoline station in Toronto. (Fred Lum/Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)
Motorists at the gasoline station in Toronto. (Fred Lum/Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)

April inflation rates for provinces, cities Add to ...

Canada’s national inflation rate was 0.4 per cent in April, Statistics Canada says. Here’s what happened in the provinces and territories. (Previous month in brackets):

By province and territories:

  • Newfoundland and Labrador 0.6 (1.6)
  • Prince Edward Island 1.8 (1.2)
  • Nova Scotia 0.6 (1.1)
  • New Brunswick -0.2 (0.8)
  • Quebec 0.4 (0.8)
  • Ontario 0.4 (1.0)
  • Manitoba 1.8 (2.3)
  • Saskatchewan 1.0 (1.3)
  • Alberta 1.3 (1.2)
  • British Columbia -0.8 (0.5)
  • Whitehorse, Yukon 0.7 (1.2) Yellowknife, N.W.T., 0.7 (1.6)
  • Iqaluit, Nunavut 1.4 (1.2)

By city

Statistics Canada also released rates for major cities, but cautioned that figures may fluctuate widely because they are based on small statistical samples (Previous month in brackets):

  • St. John’s, N.L., 0.5 (1.5)
  • Charlottetown-Summerside, 1.8 (1.2)
  • Halifax, 0.5 (1.0)
  • Saint John, N.B., -0.3 (0.8)
  • Quebec, 0.6 (1.1)
  • Montreal, 0.4 (0.8)
  • Ottawa, 0.3 (0.9)
  • Toronto, 0.6 (1.1)
  • Thunder Bay, Ont., 0.0 (0.6)
  • Winnipeg, 1.8 (2.3)
  • Regina, 1.4 (1.7)
  • Saskatoon, 0.6 (1.0)
  • Edmonton, 1.3 (1.0)
  • Calgary, 1.4 (1.3)
  • Vancouver, -0.8 (0.8)
  • Victoria, -1.3 (0.2)

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