According to Statistics Canada consumer price index, the dollar experienced an average inflation rate of 3.27% per year. Prices in 1997 are 882.6% higher than prices in 1926.
In other words, CA$100 in 1926 is equivalent in purchasing power to CA$982.61 in 1997, a difference of CA$882.61 over 71 years.
The inflation rate in 1997 was 0.78%.
|Cumulative price change||882.61%|
|Average inflation rate||3.27%|
|Converted amount (CA$100 base)||CA$982.61|
|Price difference (CA$100 base)||CA$882.61|
|CPI in 1926||9.2|
|CPI in 1997||90.4|
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You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “1926 dollars in 1997 | Canada Inflation Calculator.” U.S. Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 18 Jun. 2018, https://www.officialdata.org/1926-CAD-in-1997.