If you’re in need to fill up your gas tank, you may not want to waste anytime. At least one gas station has jumped regular unleaded fuel by 12 cents a litre Tuesday. Most other stations are holding their prices at the $1.27 range as of noon Tuesday, but word has it, other stations may follow the lead at the Shell station at Pine and McNabb street.
Prices in Ontario are averaging $1.28 a litre with the cheapest in Ontario being found at Moraviantown First Nation where prices are $1.09 / litre. Prices have already shot up to $1.34 in Sudbiry. Thunder Bay is posting prices at $1.39. The most expensive gas in North America can be found in Vancouver where one stations crossed the $2.00 a litre threshold on Tuesday, though many are averaging around $1.87 a litre.
Since the beginning of the year, local prices have gone up over 42 cents a litre . In January, prices were as low as 95 cents a litre.