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Inflation hit 8.1 percent in June in Canada - Statistics Canada

By: Q Country/Star FM News
Posted: July 20, 2022 09:22

Gasoline prices the main driver - up 54.6 percent year over year

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Canada's inflation rate hit 8.1% in June driven by surging gasoline prices. 

Statistics Canada says gas prices were up 54.6% year-over-year - and 6.2% month-to-month in June.

Food prices were also up 8.8% - and many services cost more - restaurant dining, rent, and hotel rooms increased by 5.2%.

More details available at https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/daily-quotidien/220720/dq220720a-eng.htm?HPA=1 


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