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Consumer price index in April up 2.0 per cent from year ago

Last Updated May 15, 2019 at 7:43 am MDT

Statistics Canada's offices at Tunny's Pasture in Ottawa are shown on Friday, March 8, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the consumer price index was up 2.0 per cent in April compared with a year ago.

The move compared with a year-over-year increase of 1.9 per cent in March.

Economists on average had expected an increase of 2.0 per cent for April, according to Thomson Reuters Eikon.

 

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The Canadian Press