Annual inflation rate hits 4.4 per cent in September

OTTAWA – Statistics Canada says the annual pace of inflation picked up in September to reach its highest level since February 2003. The agency says its consumer price index in September was up 4.4 per cent compared with a year ago. The reading compared with a year-over-year increase of 4.1

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Statistics Canada set to report August inflation data

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada will say this morning what reading the consumer price index registered for August. The country’s headline inflation barometer clocked in at 3.7 per cent in July, which was the highest year-over-year increase since May 2011 as price growth accelerated from June. Part of the elevated inflation

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