High rent, mortgage rates keeping upward pressure on inflation

High rent, mortgage rates keeping upward pressure on inflation

Canada’s inflation rate continued to ease in December, despite upward pressure from rising rents and mortgage interest costs. The Consumer Price Index eased to an annual growth rate of 6.3% last month, thanks largely to a decline in gas prices. That’s down from 6.8% in November and what now appears to be the peak of …

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