Why is Canada's Inflation Rate so High?

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

It's been almost two decades since inflation reached the levels recorded last month. People are feeling it at the gas pump, the grocery store, and in big ticket items. What's causing it and can it be brought under control? We ask: Rebekah Young, director, Fiscal & Provincial Economics for Scotiabank; and Benjamin Tal, deputy dhief economist of CIBC World Markets.
Episode:
Why is Life Becoming More Expensive?
Aired:
Dec 06, 2021
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