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Inflation by provinces, cities Add to ...

By provinces, territories

Canada’s national inflation rate was 0.8 per cent in December, Statistics Canada says. Here’s what happened in the provinces and territories. (Previous month in brackets):

  • Newfoundland and Labrador 1.3 (1.1)
  • Prince Edward Island 1.2 (1.5)
  • Nova Scotia 1.8 (1.2)
  • New Brunswick 0.7 (0.6)
  • Quebec 1.5 (1.5)
  • Ontario 0.8 (0.7)
  • Manitoba 1.3 (1.3)
  • Saskatchewan 0.7 (0.9)
  • Alberta 0.0 (0.6)
  • British Columbia 0.4 (0.1)
  • Whitehorse, Yukon 1.9 (1.8)
  • Yellowknife, N.W.T., 1.1 (1.2)
  • Iqaluit, Nunavut 0.8 (0.7)

By cities

Statscan 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., 1.2 (1.1)
  • Charlottetown-Summerside, 1.2 (1.5)
  • Halifax, 1.7 (1.1)
  • Saint John, N.B., 0.7 (0.5)
  • Quebec, 1.6 (1.7)
  • Montreal, 1.4 (1.5)
  • Ottawa, 0.7 (0.7)
  • Toronto, 1.0 (0.9)
  • Thunder Bay, Ont., 0.3 (0.3)
  • Winnipeg, 1.4 (1.3)
  • Regina, 0.9 (1.1)
  • Saskatoon, 0.7 (0.9)
  • Edmonton, 0.2 (0.6)
  • Calgary, -0.2 (0.5)
  • Vancouver, 0.5 (0.2)
  • Victoria, 0.2 (-0.2)
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