You've noticed gasoline prices are jumping, but how about tomatoes? And coffee. Food at farmers markets.  And even the staff of life, bread. Virtually across the board, Canadians are feeling the squeeze of higher costs for the basics, as commodity prices climb around the world. CBC News has been examining the impact and the expected impact of rising food and gas prices.

Our short series "The Cost...of Living" explores what's going on in the market, and marketplace today.