According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.31% per year. Prices in 1996 are 875.0% higher than prices in 1926.
In other words, CA$100 in the year 1926 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$975.00 in 1996, a difference of CA$875.00 over 70 years.
The inflation rate in 1996 was 2.16%.
|Cumulative price change||875.00%|
|Average inflation rate||3.31%|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$875.00|
|CPI in 1926||9.2|
|CPI in 1996||89.7|
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You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1926 dollars in 1996 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 27 May. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1926-CAD-in-1996.