If you think drivers in the Sault are paying too much for gasoline, think again. Prices appear to be going up.
A pipeline fracture in the upper U.S. is being blamed for the spike at the pumps locally coupled with increase demand in the U.S.
McDougall Energy owned and operated stations rose prices from $1.19 to $1.25 Monday morning. Other stations locally have kept prices at $1.19 as of lunch hour Monday.
Prices shot up to about $1.35 in August following news of Hurricane Harvey in the gulf states and although prices dropped about 15 cents since then, $1.19 was still considered on the high end compared to other other communities in Northern Ontario.
Gas hikes are expected to hit western Canada to Northern Ontario this week and possibly next week as well before heading back down a few cents says GasBuddy.com