Grocery affordability

Empowering you with tools, data and resources

Empowering you with tools, data and resources

Empowering you with tools, data and resources

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Providing tools and data to consumers

The Government of Canada is creating greater transparency around pricing to foster more competition in the marketplace and help consumers find better deals.

Shrinkflation and skimpflation

Shrinkflation and skimpflation

Learn about shrinkflation and skimpflation—paying the same for less—and understand how these tactics impact Canadian consumers.

Accurate pricing at checkout

Accurate pricing at checkout

Shop confidently: The Scanner Price Accuracy Voluntary Code, which is managed by the Retail Council of Canada and backed by the Competition Bureau, ensures price accuracy at checkout.

Per unit pricing

Per unit pricing

Unlock savings and make informed choices using per unit pricing. Understand the benefits for Canadian consumers and learn about global best practices.

Statistics Canada Food Price Data Hub

Access helpful tools and resources related to food prices in Canada.

This includes information on the Consumer Price Index, monthly retail price averages for selected food items and food supply chain prices.

Go to the Statistics Canada Food Price Data Hub

Consumer Price Index for food purchased from stores

Source: Statistics Canada

Enhancing grocery competition in Canada

Canada is addressing rising grocery prices by promoting increased competition in the sector. Learn about the government's initiatives to enhance grocery market competition.

How to make a complaint: A roadmap for consumers

Navigate your consumer concerns with confidence using the Complaint Roadmap from the Office of Consumer Affairs. Access the roadmap now to understand your rights and find the guidance you need to get started.

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