At the check out of my neighborhood grocery shop, I locate myself holding my breath as the overall on the display climbs up greater as well as greater with each checked product. Even staples like margarine as well as pasta appear to teeter on the side of unaffordability.
I’m not picturing it– these foods lately covered the listing for greatest month-over-month rate boosts. In November 2022, you might anticipate to pay an average of $7.11 for a 907-gram bathtub of margarine in Canada, up 37% from the $5.16 you would certainly have paid in the very same month in 2021.
So how much is the average grocery bill in Canada? According to Canada’s Food Price Report for 2023, a household of 4 will certainly invest $16,288.41 on food this year ($ 1,357.37 a month)– that’s up $1,065.60 from 2022.
The price of rising cost of living in December was 6.3%,