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Table 2
The Consumer Price Index, major components and special aggregates,
1 Canada, seasonally adjusted

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The Consumer Price Index, major components and special aggregates, Canada, seasonally adjusted
  CANSIM vector number Relative importance 2 Indexes Percentage change December 2009 from
December  2009 November  2009 December  2008 November  2009 December  2008
    2002=100
All-items (v41690914) 100.0 115.4 115.5 114.0 -0.1 1.2
Food (v41690915) 17.0 122.0 121.8 119.8 0.2 1.8
Shelter (v41690916) 26.6 121.3 121.3 123.4 0.0 -1.7
Household operations, furnishings and equipment (v41690917) 11.1 107.7 108.6 105.6 -0.8 2.0
Clothing and footwear (v41690918) 5.4 92.7 93.9 92.9 -1.3 -0.2
Transportation (v41690919) 19.9 115.5 115.4 110.3 0.1 4.7
Health and personal care (v41690920) 4.7 113.3 113.3 110.1 0.0 2.9
Recreation, education and reading (v41690921) 12.2 103.8 103.8 102.0 0.0 1.8
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco products (v41690922) 3.1 131.2 131.3 128.7 -0.1 1.9
Special aggregates  
All-items excluding food (v41690923) 83.0 113.3 114.0 112.0 -0.6 1.2
All-items excluding food and energy (v41690924) 73.6 111.8 111.8 111.0 0.0 0.7
All-items excluding eight of the most volatile components (Bank of Canada definition) (v41690925) 82.7 113.1 113.0 111.5 0.1 1.4
Core consumer price index (CPI) (Bank of Canada definition) 3 (v41690926) 82.7 114.5 114.4 112.9 0.1 1.4