How inflation could hit your family budget in 2017
The national rate of inflation has been running in the low 1 per cent rate and in November came in at 1.2 per cent on a year-over-year basis. Inflation is near inconsequential when you measure it using the collection of goods and services assembled by Statistics Canada. But depending on factors like the size of your family, your travel habits and whether you commute, your personal inflation rate could be higher. Read MORE.