Change in cost between March 2010 and March 2014, according to Statistics Canada.

10:   Apples   –   up 20%
One kilogram of apples rose 20 per cent to $3.95 since March 2010, when a bag cost $3.30.

9:   Wieners   –   up 21%
A 450-gram pack of wieners spiked 21 per cent to $3.60 in March, up from $2.97 in the same month in 2010.

8:   Corn Flakes   –   up 21%
A 675-gram box of corn flakes jumped 21 per cent from $4.15 in 2010 to $5.02 this March.

7:   Eggs   –   up 22%
The cost of one dozen eggs climbed 22 per cent in the four year span from $2.67 to $3.23.

6:   Onions   –   up 23%
A one kilogram bag of onions rose 23 per cent to $1.93 this March, compared to $1.57 in 2010.

5:   Pork chops   –   up 25%
The price per kilogram of pork chops is up 25 per cent or $2.22 to $11.24 per kilogram.

4:   Oranges   –   up 27%
A one kilogram bag of oranges rose 27 per cent from $2.54 in March 2010 to $3.46 in the same month of this year.

3:   Potatoes   –   up 32%
The cost of a 4.54 kilogram bag of potatoes shot up 32 per cent to $5.59 in March, compared to $4.24 in the same month of 2010.

2:   Canned sockeye salmon   –   up 37%
Prices are up 37 per cent rising from $3.23 per 213 g can in 2010 to $4.44 per can this March.

1:   Beef   –   up to 43%
Prices have risen an average of 27 per cent per kilogram since 2010. Ground beef prices rose the most at 43 per cent per kilogram, followed by strewing beef, with a 39 per cent price hike.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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