UPDATE 3 PM: Shortly after this story was published, SaultOnline.com has learned that prices have now been reduced back to $1.239 a litre.
You may have noticed that some gas stations have jacked prices at the pumps Friday by more than 7 cents a litre.
Not all stations are following the lead of McDougall Energy’s owned and operated stores however, Petro Canada was doing a brisk business over the lunch hour as they held prices at $1.23. Esso, Circle K and select Shell stations saw prices jump to $1.309 Friday morning.
The lowest price we were able to find in Ontario is in Hagersville Ontario with prices at $1.04 – in Northern Ontario, Sudbury’s lowest price is $1.249 Prices in Timmins are posted at $1.319 North Bay’s lowest is posted is $1.149.
As of 1 pm Friday, Canadian Tire, Petro Canada and the Shell station on Great Northern were still posting prices at $1.239