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Note to users
The Consumer Price Index is published monthly and is not subject to revisions.
Detailed information on the methodology and concepts of the CPI is contained in The Consumer Price Index Reference Paper, Updating Based on 1992 Expenditures, (Occasional), Catalogue 62-553.
Information regarding the Family Expenditure Surveys is contained in two volumes: Family Food Expenditure in Canada, 1992, Catalogue 62-554, and Family Expenditure in Canada, 1992, Catalogue 62-555.
A brief non-technical document entitled "Your Guide to the Consumer Price Index" (Occasional) Catalogue no. 62-557-XPB answers the frequently asked questions about the construction and use of the CPI.
For further information, contact the Consumer Prices Section, Prices Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0T6 (613-951-9606), or you can also search through the Statistics Canada catalogue which lists all current products and services available from Statistics Canada.