Alberta prices rise faster than the rest of Canada

Alberta prices rise faster than the rest of Canada

Alberta prices rise faster than the rest of Canada The annual rise in consumer prices was higher in Alberta in October than any other province. Figures from StatsCan show that the rise was 3 per cent following 2.6 per cent in September, while the national average was 2.6 per cent in October after 2 per cent in October. While grocery prices are higher, the biggest single influence on Alberta’s higher prices is natural gas; up 30.7 per cent. Read the full story.