According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 2.86% per year. Prices in 2012 are 1360.2% higher than prices in 1917.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1917 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,460.24 in 2012, a difference of CA$1,360.24 over 95 years.
The inflation rate in 2012 was 0.83%.
|Cumulative price change||1360.24%|
|Average inflation rate||2.86%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$1,360.24|
|CPI in 1917||8.3|
|CPI in 2012||121.2|
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