Madame Flaherty hath spoken.
OTTAWA - Finance minister Jim Flaherty says he expects the Canadian and U.S. economies will have modest growth next year - and brushed off concerns Friday about Canada's inflation rate.
Consumer prices jumped 3.2% in the 12 months to September, while the core annual inflation rate hit 2.2%, according to numbers released Friday by Statistics Canada.
But, considering the track record, stock up on essentials. Hide any and all cash under yer mattress, and be prepared. This will not go well.
But, we already kinda knew that.