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Inflation versus deflation: what to watch for in Canada's economy as 2021 starts

With billions of stimulus dollars being pumped into the economy, How concerned should Canadians be about the threat of inflation, given the billions of stimulus dollars being pumped into the economy?
Some experts say inflation should not be a concern as Canada recovers from the pandemic — but there could be other economic consequences. (wutzkohphoto/Shutterstock)

Is inflation a big worry right now? With billions of stimulus dollars being pumped into the economy, How concerned should Canadians be about the threat of inflation, given the billions of stimulus dollars being pumped into the economy?

But it's possible that it's the opposite — deflation — that should get some attention.

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Cost of Living host Paul Haavardsrud explains what to watch for when it comes to what is happening with the big numbers pumped into the Canadian economy.


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