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Canada Data: Aug CPI-Common +1.5% Y/Y, CPI-Trim +1.4%>

Release   August 2017
Source:  Statistics Canada
Index base 2002=100, Not Seasonally Adjusted
                       Aug-17  Jul-17  Jun-17  May-17
CPI-common (1)            1.5     1.4     1.4     1.3
CPI-median (2)            1.7     1.7     1.5     1.5
CPI-trim (3)              1.4     1.3     1.2     1.2
(1) CPI-common is a measure of core inflation that tracks common pric
across categories in the CPI basket
(2) CPI-median is a measure of core inflation corresponding to the pr
located at the 50th percentile of the distribution of price changes.
(3) CPI-trim is a measure excludes 20% of the weighted monthly price
at both the bottom and top of the distribution of price change.
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