FILE - A loonie coin is pictured in North Vancouver, B.C. in April, 2014. It used to be said that a penny saved was a penny earned, but rising prices helped push out the penny years ago, and with inflation now running at well over seven per cent, it’s eating into every nickel and dime. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

FILE - A loonie coin is pictured in North Vancouver, B.C. in April, 2014. It used to be said that a penny saved was a penny earned, but rising prices helped push out the penny years ago, and with inflation now running at well over seven per cent, it’s eating into every nickel and dime. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Here’s a list of June inflation rates for select Canadian cities

Inflation climbs in Calgary and Edmonton

OTTAWA — Canada’s national annual inflation rate was 8.1 per cent in June, Statistics Canada says. The agency also released rates for major cities, but cautioned that figures may have fluctuated widely because they are based on small statistical samples (previous month in brackets):

— St. John’s, N.L.: 7.5 per cent (7.1)

— Charlottetown-Summerside: 11.5 per cent (11.7)

— Halifax: 9.1 per cent (8.4)

— Saint John, N.B.: 9.0 per cent (8.6)

— Quebec City: 7.4 per cent (6.7)

— Montreal: 7.6 per cent (6.9)

— Ottawa: 7.7 per cent (7.6)

— Toronto: 7.4 per cent (7.4)

— Thunder Bay, Ont.: 6.6 per cent (4.9)

— Winnipeg: 9.4 per cent (8.5)

— Regina: 8.1 per cent (7.2)

— Saskatoon: 7.6 per cent (6.6)

— Edmonton: 8.5 per cent (7.1)

— Calgary: 9.6 per cent (8.0)

— Vancouver: 7.7 per cent (8.2)

— Victoria: 8.4 per cent (8.2)

— Whitehorse: 7.7 per cent (7.2)

— Yellowknife: 8.3 per cent (7.5)

— Iqaluit: 4.3 per cent (3.5)

This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 20, 2022 and was generated automatically.

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