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2014-05-23 at NOON

Local inflation rate rises 2.5 per cent in April

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By tbnewswatch.com

THUNDER BAY -- The area’s rate of inflation rose slightly in April, new data from Statistics Canada shows.

New reports show that the inflation rate rose to 2.5 per cent in the Thunder Bay area. That’s up from the 1.5 per cent increase in March.

Only Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon and Toronto had higher rates for April.

The national average rate of inflation for April was two per cent, while the provincial average was slightly higher at 2.4 per cent.

(CKPR Radio)


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Eastender says:
Inflation rate up 2.4%.
Dollar buying power, down 2.4%
Real inflation rate, 4.8%

5/23/2014 2:44:58 PM
gremlin says:
Well you can thank the "unions" for much of it. Our utility costs (hydro, water, gas) are going through the roof.
5/23/2014 4:32:16 PM
Stucky says:
I blame "quotation marks" being "overused" and ruining the "fabric of society"
5/26/2014 2:09:31 PM
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