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QuickList: August inflation rate for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.1 per cent in August, 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.: 2.9 per cent (3.3)

— Charlottetown-Summerside: 0.4 (0.7)

— Halifax: 1.0 (0.9)

— Saint John, N.B.: 2.4 (2.5)

— Quebec: 0.1 (0.2)

— Montreal: 0.4 (0.5)

— Ottawa: 0.9 (0.9)

— Toronto: 1.9 (1.7)

— Thunder Bay, Ont.: 1.2 (1.2)

— Winnipeg: 1.0 (1.6)

— Regina: 0.6 (1.0)

— Saskatoon: 0.8 (1.1)

— Edmonton: 0.7 (0.9)

— Calgary: 0.6 (0.6)

— Vancouver: 2.4 (2.6)

— Victoria: 2.0 (2.0)