March 2016 Inflation Review from Corporate Economics
Calgary’s headline inflation rate held steady in March
In March 2016, the headline inflation rate for the Calgary census metropolitan area (CMA) held steady at 1.4 per cent year-over-year. Excluding food and energy, the inflation rate slowed to 2.0 per cent from 2.1 per cent in February. In Alberta, the consumer prices rose 0.1 percentage point from February to 1.5 per cent in March. Nationally, the inflation rate was 1.3 per cent, following a 1.4 per cent increase from the previous month.
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