Inflation hits three-year low

Falling gas prices kept a lid on inflation in Saskatchewan in January, with the consumer price index rising only 0.5 per cent from December, according to Statistics Canada’s monthly CPI report released Friday. In fact, the largest year-over-year decreases in gasoline prices occurred in Saskatchewan at 8.8 per cent and Alberta at 7.3 per cent, while Prince Edward Island was the lone province to record an increase in pump prices of 1.5 per cent. via The StarPhoenix – News / Saskatchewan

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