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    • In Canada, the All-items Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 2.4% in 2008, compared with 3.8% in the United States and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) total of 3.7%.
    • The price of food in Canada increased 3.9% in 2008, compared with 6.4% in the United States and the OECD total of 6.1%.
    • The price of energy in Canada climbed 9.8% in 2008, compared with 13.9% in the United States and the OECD total of 12.4%.

    Chart 25.3 Consumer Price Index, All items, by selected country
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