Shrinkflation: to control costs, food companies shrinking packaging

When costs rise, a food company has three options: raise the price, make smaller packages or change the ingredients

Shrinkflation: to control costs, food companies shrinking packaging
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When costs rise, a food company has three options: raise the price, make smaller packages or change the ingredients

Quit blaming workers for rising inflation

By raising interest rates, central bankers are moving away from one of their prime purposes: to maximize employment

Quit blaming workers for rising inflation
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By raising interest rates, central bankers are moving away from one of their prime purposes: to maximize employment

3 reasons why we don’t need to worry about inflation

Central bankers and Finance Ministers are less worried about inflation than they are about reviving growth

3 reasons why we don’t need to worry about inflation
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FINLAYSON: Central bankers and Finance Ministers are less worried about inflation than they are about reviving growth

A lower Canadian dollar will benefit Ontario’s economy but …

There will be winners and losers, including the poor consumer

A lower Canadian dollar will benefit Ontario’s economy but …
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DI MATTEO: There will be winners and losers, including the poor consumer

The high cost of low food prices

Higher prices would allow the industry to innovate and educate consumers to the fact that food should not be taken lightly

The high cost of low food prices
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Higher prices would allow the industry to innovate and educate consumers to the fact that food should not be taken lightly.

Interest rate forecast for January 2014

Little change to the interest rate forecast is expected but five-year fixed mortgage rates should fall slightly

Interest rate forecast for January 2014
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Little change to the interest rate forecast is expected but five-year fixed mortgage rates should fall slightly.

Thank exports for any improvement in Canada’s economic performance in 2014

But the signs are definitely mixed

Thank exports for any improvement in Canada’s economic performance in 2014
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But the signs are definitely mixed.

Alberta economic snapshot for January 26, 2013

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Alberta economic snapshot for January 26, 2013
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Alberta’s inflation rate stands at zero.

BC economic snapshot for January 26, 2013

BC economic snapshot for January 26, 2013
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Consumer prices in BC have drifted lower since April.

Ontario economic snapshot for January 26, 2013

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Ontario economic snapshot for January 26, 2013
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Ontario’s economy will continue to stagnate until growth in the US economy picks up.