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  1. Symbols
  2. Note on CANSIM
  3. This publication was prepared under the direction of:
  4. Cover page designed by:
  5. Note to users
  6. Note of appreciation
  7. Standards of service to the public
  8. Copyright


The following standard symbols are used in Statistics Canada publications:

not available for any reference period
not available for a specific reference period
not applicable
true zero or a value rounded to zero
value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded
suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
use with caution
too unreliable to be published
significantly different from reference category (p < 0.05)

Note on CANSIM

Data that appears in the The Consumer Price Index (catalogue no. 62-001-X) are also available electronically, free of charge under the Statistics Canada Open Licence Agreement, in our CANSIM (Canadian Socio-Economic Information Management System) database through the Internet, under tables 326-0009, 326-0012, 326-0015, 326-0020, 326-0021, 326-0022 and 326-0031. In general, CANSIM provides a longer historical series. For further information on CANSIM call 1-800-263-1136.

This publication was prepared under the direction of:

Richard Evans
Director, Consumer Prices Division
Haig McCarrell
Assistant Director, Consumer Prices Division, Production
Bruno Morin
Acting Chief, Consumer Prices Division, Production
Kyle de March
Analyst-Economist, Consumer Prices Division, Analysis and Dissemination Section

Cover page designed by:

Rachel Penkar
Senior Graphic Designer, Dissemination Division

Note to users

The Consumer Price Index is published monthly and is not subject to revisions.

Index for the month
Release date
December 2014
January 23, 2015
January 2015
February 26, 2015
February 2015
March 20, 2015
March 2015
April 17, 2015
April 2015
May 22, 2015
May 2015
June 19, 2015
June 2015
July 17, 2015
July 2015
August 21, 2015
August 2015
September 18, 2015
September 2015
October 23, 2015
October 2015
November 20, 2015
November 2015
December 18, 2015
December 2015
January 22, 2016

Note of appreciation

Canada owes the success of its statistical system to a long-standing partnership between Statistics Canada, the citizens of Canada, its businesses, governments and other institutions. Accurate and timely statistical information could not be produced without their continued cooperation and goodwill.

Standards of service to the public

Statistics Canada is committed to serving its clients in a prompt, reliable and courteous manner. To this end, Statistics Canada has developed standards of service that its employees observe.

Published by authority of the Minister responsible for Statistics Canada

© Minister of Industry, 2015

All rights reserved. Use of this publication is governed by the Statistics Canada Open License Agreement.

February 2015

Catalogue no. 62-001-X, vol. 94, no. 1

ISSN 1496-2225

Frequency: Monthly


Consumer Prices Division

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