January 2016 Inflation Review from Corporate Economics
Calgary’s inflation increased in January 2016
In January 2016, Calgary’s inflation rate rose 2.0 per cent year-over-year, following a 1.5 per cent increase in December. The inflation rate was up 2.1 per cent in Alberta compared to 0.8 per cent a year ago. For Canada, the rate accelerated to 2.0 per cent from 1.0 per cent in January 2015 (Chart 1). The all-items inflation rates for Calgary, Alberta, and Canada jumped in the month mostly due to higher gasoline and food prices.
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