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Consumer price index rises 4.7% in October, most since February 2003

That follows year-over-year increases of 4.4 per cent in September and 4.1 per cent in August. Gasoline, whose price was up 41.7 per cent from the previous year, is a major driver behind the top-line rate, Statistics Canada said, but prices were up for every category in the basket the agency uses to assess the cost of living. (The Logic)

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