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News Manufacturing Economy General
August 20, 2020  

Inflation rate falls to 0.1% as price growth slows: Statistics Canada

Reading was down from a year-over-year increase of 0.7% in June, average economist estimate had been 0.5% for July.

News Manufacturing Economy General
June 18, 2020  

May’s annual inflation rate in sinks to -0.4%: Statistics Canada

Bank of Canada governor said rates would only go up once Canada is well into an economic recovery.

News Manufacturing Economy
May 20, 2020  

Annual inflation rate turned negative in April: Statistics Canada

Overall drop was the first year-over-year decline in the CPI since September 2009.

News Manufacturing Economy
February 20, 2020  

Inflation rises again, hitting 2.4% in January: Statistics Canada

Experts say national statistics data only slightly dents the odds of the Bank of Canada cutting its key interest rate this year.

News Manufacturing Economy General
January 31, 2020  

Manufacturing’s average November wage up 3.8% year-over-year

Ontario and Quebec contributed the most to growth that was ahead of the 2019 inflation rate of 1.95%.

News Manufacturing General
December 18, 2019  

Statistics Canada says annual pace of inflation climbs to 2.2%

Gasoline prices were up 0.9% year-over-year compared with a drop 6.7% in October.

News Manufacturing Economy General
June 19, 2019  

Annual pace of inflation rises in May to 2.4%: Statistics Canada

Prices rose in all eight of the index’s major components compared with a year ago.

News Government Oil & Gas Economy
January 9, 2019  

Bank of Canada holds interest rate, views oil slump as temporary soft patch

The bank is now projecting growth to be just 1.7 per cent in 2019.

News Government Economy
December 5, 2018  

Central bank holds rate amid oil slump; casts doubt on future hikes

The rate remains at 1.75 per cent; the BoC has been on a gradual rate-hiking path.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 13, 2018  

Fed raises key rate and sees possible acceleration in hikes

Foresees four rate hikes this year, up from the three it had previously forecast.

News Government General
May 30, 2018  

Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold at 1.25%

Next scheduled rate decision set for July 11.

News Manufacturing Economy General
May 23, 2018  

Annual inflation cools to 2.2%, just above Bank of Canada midpoint

Statistics Canada says core measure above 2% for first time in six years.

News Manufacturing General
April 23, 2018  

Inflation just over 2% for the whole year: It’s fine, says Poloz

What really matters is that inflation averages out over a multi-year period around that benchmark.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 1, 2017  

Bank of Canada holds interest rate, warns of ‘significant uncertainties’

Bank says some US proposals would have “material consequences” for Canadian investment and exports.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
February 27, 2017  

Gas prices drive inflation rate up by 2.1% as carbon policies take hold

StatsCan said the 6.3% increase in transportation costs was the main contributor to the higher rate.