Ottawa's inflation rate up 2.1 per cent in July

Ottawa's inflation rate up 2.1 per cent in July

Ottawa’s annual rate of inflation crept slightly higher than the rest of the country in July, as national prices rose in line with Bank of Canada targets.

Statistics Canada said Wednesday that Ottawa’s annual rate of inflation rose 2.1 per cent compared to last July – up from the 1.9 per cent hike in June. Nationally, the inflation number came in at two per cent last month, which kept it right at the midpoint of the central bank's range of one to three per cent.

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