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The Consumer Price Index

August 2007


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  1. Weaker gasoline prices in each province showed the increase of the Consumer Price Index to its lowest level in eight months in August. Consumers paid 1.7% more for the goods and services of the CPI basket in August 2007 than they did in August 2006, substantially lower than the increase of 2.2% posted in the previous four months.
Chart 1 Percentage change in the consumer price index and major components (not seasonally adjusted) from the same month of the previous year, Canada
Source(s):  CANSIM table number 326-0020.