Gasoline, food push annual inflation rate to 3.1 per cent in August

thestar.com – Business
21 September, 2011 7:29 AM
by Julian Beltrame

Gasoline, food push annual inflation rate to 3.1 per cent in August

OTTAWA — Inflation in Canada rose above the Bank of Canada’s comfort level last month as higher prices for gasoline and food pushed the rate up four notches to 3.1 per cent, Statistics Canada reported Wednesday.

Inflation in Canada rose above the Bank of Canada’s comfort level last month as higher prices for gasoline and food pushed the rate up four notches.

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