With inflation at a nearly 40-year high, Canadians are feeling the financial strain. In a six-part series this summer, The Canadian Press is speaking to people at different stages of life to see where they’re being hit the hardest. This story details the experiences of mid-career adults and their families.
Myron Genyk didn’t think much about the price of food a year ago.
But now the 43-year-old father of three is suffering from sticker shock as his family’s grocery bill balloons.
“No. 1 is the increase in food,” said Genyk, an entrepreneur from Mississauga, Ont. “My kids are growing, so they’re eating more, but food prices have also shot up.”
With inflation rising at its fastest pace in nearly 40 years, the cost of everything from food to gas has skyrocketed.
Canadians across the country are feeling squeezed, but big families with…