Covid-19 has been affecting economies around the world, with millions of people losing their jobs or businesses, the price of oil tanking to lows most of us don’t even remember in our lifetimes, and some industries coming to a near standstill. Inevitably, a changing economy has also meant changes in how much we pay for things. Statistics Canada keeps a record of the monthly average retail prices of a variety of goods. We compared prices for March this year to the prices for March 2019 to find some of the things more expensive now than they were last year.
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