In accordance to Statistics Canada, the Buyer Cost Index (CPI) rose 1.6% on a yr-in excess of-yr foundation in March, pursuing a 2.% gain in February. Excluding foods and vitality, the CPI was up 1.7% yr in excess of yr in March, soon after publishing a 2.% improve in February.
- Costs ended up up in five of the 8 significant factors in the 12 months to March, with the transportation and shelter indexes contributing the most to the yr-in excess of-yr rise in the CPI
- In 8 provinces, buyer costs rose considerably less on a yr-in excess of-yr foundation in March than in February
- On a seasonally adjusted regular foundation in March, the transportation index (-1.1%) posted the premier decrease, although the recreation, training and studying index (+.6%) recorded the premier improve