Motorists in the Sault will be paying much more at the pumps as of today. Some local gas stations have just posted an increase to one of the highest costs at the pumps for years.
Just before the noon hour, Shell Stations increased the cost of unleaded regular fuel from $1.39.9 to $1.44.9 / litre
Some others have not followed suit as of yet, but prices are expected to increase at other gas stations locally.
The lowest cost remains at the Esso station on Frontenac st. at $1.35 a litre.
As of 11:30am, other stations were still posting $1.39.9
The highest cost of fuel in Canada is in British Columbia at $1.60 / litre.
Gas and oil analyst warn that local gas prices could hit $1.50 / litre by the end of Summer.