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QuickList: April inflation rates for Canadian provinces, territories

OTTAWA – Canada’s national inflation rate was 1.7 per cent in April, Statistics Canada says. Here’s what happened in the provinces and territories. (Previous month in brackets):

— Newfoundland and Labrador, 2.0 per cent (1.1)

— Prince Edward Island, 1.7 (0.3)

— Nova Scotia, 1.2 (0.4)

— New Brunswick, 2.2 (1.1)

— Quebec, 1.0 (0.7)

— Ontario, 2.1 (1.5)

— Manitoba, 1.3 (0.9)

— Saskatchewan, 1.4 (1.3)

— Alberta, 1.5 (1.5)

— British Columbia, 1.8 (1.7)

— Whitehorse, Yukon, 0.7 (1.0)

— Yellowknife, N.W.T., 1.6 (1.7)

— Iqaluit, Nunavut, 2.3 (2.5)