According to Statistics Canada, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.00% per year. Prices in 1999 are 1028.9% higher than prices in 1917.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1917 is equivalent to CA$1,128.92 in 1999, a difference of CA$1,028.92 over 82 years.
The inflation rate in 1999 was 2.63%.
|Cumulative price change||1028.92%|
|Average inflation rate||3.00%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,028.92|
|CPI in 1917||8.3|
|CPI in 1999||93.7|
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