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QuickList: March inflation rates for Canadian provinces, territories

Last Updated Apr 21, 2017 at 10:00 am EDT

A gas pump is shown at a filling station in Montreal on April 12, 2017. The country's annual inflation rate slowed to an unexpectedly weak 1.6 per cent last month as the continued decline in food prices played a big role in offsetting the higher cost of gasoline. The latest reading from Statistics Canada shows the pace of inflation decelerated from February's year-over-year reading of two per cent, which was right on the Bank of Canada's ideal target. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

OTTAWA – Canada’s national annual inflation rate was 1.6 per cent in March, Statistics Canada says. Here’s what happened in the provinces and territories (previous month in brackets):

— Newfoundland and Labrador: 3.8 per cent (4.2)

— Prince Edward Island: 1.7 (1.5)

— Nova Scotia: 1.3 (1.4)

— New Brunswick: 2.8 (2.8)

— Quebec: 0.9 (1.2)

— Ontario: 1.9 (2.3)

— Manitoba: 1.6 (2.3)

— Saskatchewan: 0.6 (1.4)

— Alberta: 1.3 (2.2)

— British Columbia: 2.0 (2.3)

— Whitehorse, Yukon: 2.7 (2.7)

— Yellowknife, N.W.T.: 1.5 (2.1)

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