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Costlier trips to the supermarket fan overall inflation in July

WATCH ABOVE: The monthly budget of Canadians is taking a hit, as July’s inflation numbers show prices increased by 1.3 per cent. Any little drop in the price of gas is offset by the rising costs of to fill your grocery cart. 368 more words


It's time to look at price changes without accounting for oil price effect.

After a year of declining crude oil prices which forged price spillovers all over the US economy, it is time for economists to look at price changes without accounting for the petrol effect. 512 more words


Minimum Wage Effect? January to June Job Losses for Seattle Area Restaurants (-1,300) Largest Since Great Recession

Seattle minimum wage hike is getting off to a pretty bad start.

In June of last year, the Seattle city council passed a $15 minimum wage law to be phased in over time, with the first increase to $11 an hour starting on April 1, 2015. 302 more words

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The Ontario government has set the 2016 Annual Rent Increase Guideline at 2.0%. The increase of 2.0% for 2016 is the maximum a landlord can raise a tenant’s rent without the approval of the Landlord and Tenant Board. 175 more words

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Gold: Losing its lust

Gold prices dropped to the 2014 low of 1130.95 as the USD index strengthened after the data in the US showed core consumer price index (CPI) ticked higher in June increasing stakes of the first US interest rate hike in 2015. 149 more words


23 July 2015 (AFR) - Parents, tobacco addicts - Cheese, beer lovers lose out to inflation

(23 July 2015, AFR, p11, by Edmund Tadros,  Misa Han)

‘The buying power of smokers, parents and cheese lovers has shrunk in the past decade while gadget lovers, drivers and homemakers are getting more bang for their buck. 41 more words

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Saskatchewan’s inflation rate hits 1.9% in June

OTTAWA – The annual inflation rate in Saskatchewan was 1.9 per cent in June, up from 1.5 per cent in June. The increase in consumer prices was the largest in Canada. 121 more words