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Canada's national inflation rate was 2.5 per cent in January, Statistics Canada says. Here's what happened in the provinces and territories. (Previous month in brackets):



  • Newfoundland and Labrador 2.9 (3.2)
  • Prince Edward Island 2.9 (2.9)
  • Nova Scotia 2.7 (2.8)
  • New Brunswick 3.2 (3.3)
  • Quebec 2.8 (2.5)
  • Ontario 2.4 (2.0)
  • Manitoba 2.0 (2.6)
  • Saskatchewan 2.3 (2.5)
  • Alberta 2.9 (2.9)
  • British Columbia 1.7 (1.7)
  • Whitehorse, Yukon 2.5 (2.8)
  • Yellowknife, N.W.T., 4.0 (3.5)
  • Iqaluit, Nunavut 1.5 (1.9)

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., 2.8 (3.2)
  • Charlottetown-Summerside, 2.7 (2.7)
  • Halifax, 2.4 (2.5)
  • Saint John, N.B., 3.0 (3.2)
  • Quebec, 3.0 (2.5)
  • Montreal, 2.7 (2.2)
  • Ottawa, 2.3 (1.9)
  • Toronto, 2.7 (2.2)
  • Thunder Bay, Ont., 2.0 (2.0)
  • Winnipeg, 2.0 (2.6)
  • Regina, 2.5 (2.8)
  • Saskatoon, 2.1 (2.2)
  • Edmonton, 2.7 (2.9)
  • Calgary, 2.8 (2.8)
  • Vancouver, 1.8 (1.9)
  • Victoria, 1.5 (1.5)
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