The cost to put food on the table and gasoline in the car pushed up the cost of living in September, lifting the annual pace of price increases to a near two-decade high with no clear end in sight to the elevated readings.
The head of the Bank of Canada is warning that the faster pace of price increases may persist longer than first thought, and slow the pace of Canada's economic recovery, as global supply-chain issues weigh on the domestic economy.
The governor of the Bank of Canada pressed the case for COVID-19 vaccines to be sent to developing nations as part of a broader push to not only end the pandemic, but aid Canada's economic recovery and ease price pressures on consumer goods.
The federal New Democrats and Liberals made mirror pledges on Monday, September 13, 2021, to criminalize protesters that block hospitals or harass health-care workers as party leaders denounced planned demonstrations at hospitals countrywide.
The fifth and final week of the federal election campaign kicked off on Sunday, September 12, 2021, with the Liberals and New Democrats each questioning whether their opponent's plan to pay for the billions of campaign spending promises was based in reality.