Gas prices up by as much as 20 cents in some Canadian cities

Sep 29, 2022 | 10:26am

Gas prices jumped overnight in some cities across Canada by as much as almost 20 cents. According to the CAA’s gas price tracker, the price of gas is up nationally by just over three cents on average at 158 cents per litre, with some provinces seeing higher jumps than others. In Alberta, prices are up […]

As food inflation stays hot, here’s a look at how much items cost

Aug 16, 2022 | 10:27am

Canada’s inflation rate fell from its near 40-year high of 8.1 per cent in June to 7.6 per cent in July, Statistics Canada said Tuesday. The easing was largely attributable to gas prices, which have dropped in recent weeks, but similar relief has not extended to food costs. The latest consumer price index data showed […]

Canada’s inflation rate slows to 7.6% in July as gas prices fall

Aug 16, 2022 | 8:39am

Canada’s year-over-year inflation rate slowed to 7.6 per cent in July, with the deceleration largely driven by a decline in gas prices. The inflation rate hit a nearly 40-year-high of 8.1 per cent in June, but economists were widely expecting inflation to have since slowed. In its latest consumer price index report, Statistics Canada said […]