Inflation rate at 2% in November

The most recent issue of Statistics Canada’s Consumer Price Index indicates that the overall inflation rate for the month of November stood at 2.0% on a year-over-year basis, a 0.4% decline from the rate posted for October.


The StatsCan report indicated that the major contributor to the lower inflation rate was a slowdown in the growth rate of energy and food prices.


The full Consumer Price Index report, which reviews the inflationary picture by province and by economic sector, can be found on the StatsCan Web site at


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