According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.30% per year. Prices in 1997 are 1334.9% higher than prices in 1915.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1915 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,434.92 in 1997, a difference of CA$1,334.92 over 82 years.
The inflation rate in 1997 was 0.78%.
|Cumulative price change||1334.92%|
|Average inflation rate||3.30%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,334.92|
|CPI in 1915||6.3|
|CPI in 1997||90.4|
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