According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 4.47% per year. Prices in 1989 are 914.7% higher than prices in 1936.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1936 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$1,014.67 in 1989, a difference of CA$914.67 over 53 years.
The inflation rate in 1989 was 5.26%.
|Cumulative price change||914.67%|
|Average inflation rate||4.47%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$914.67|
|CPI in 1936||7.5|
|CPI in 1989||76.1|
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