gas prices

A sign displays the price of a litre of regular grade gasoline at an Esso gas station in Vancouver, on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

How to get better mileage, save on your next tank as gas prices rise

Daily average retail price for gas across Canada hit an all-time high of $197.4 per litre Tuesday

A sign displays the price of a litre of regular grade gasoline at an Esso gas station in Vancouver, on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Prices for gasoline are reaching higher numbers each week and Peace Arch residents are seeking a solution (File photo/Darryl Dyck)

B.C. residents crossing border in search of more affordable fuel

Shell gas station in Blaine is seeing more Canadian customers daily

Prices for gasoline are reaching higher numbers each week and Peace Arch residents are seeking a solution (File photo/Darryl Dyck)
Guide Eli Schellenberg, in red, leads climbers down from the summit of the Mt. Norquay Via Ferrata near Banff, Alta., Thursday, June 20, 2019. Even as gas prices hit record highs, Canadians are fanning out across the country for fresh travel experiences after two years of bottled-up demand. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Canadians hold their noses at gas prices as they hit the road, skies once again

Some tourism operators expected to double down on domestic markets

Guide Eli Schellenberg, in red, leads climbers down from the summit of the Mt. Norquay Via Ferrata near Banff, Alta., Thursday, June 20, 2019. Even as gas prices hit record highs, Canadians are fanning out across the country for fresh travel experiences after two years of bottled-up demand. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A gas station sign is seen in front of a wall mural as gas prices surpass $2.00 per litre, Monday, May 9, 2022 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Surging gas prices compound inflation’s toll on Canadians, hurt consumer sentiment

Inflationary domino effect sees gas prices raising shipping costs, which then hike price of goods

A gas station sign is seen in front of a wall mural as gas prices surpass $2.00 per litre, Monday, May 9, 2022 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
BC Ferries will charge a 2.5 per cent fuel surcharge come June 1. (K-J Millar/The Northern View)

BC Ferries upping fuel surcharge to 2.5% as gas prices soar

Gas hit $2.229 per litre in some parts of Metro Vancouver May 8

BC Ferries will charge a 2.5 per cent fuel surcharge come June 1. (K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The price of gas is seen as a motorist fills up at a gas station in Montreal on Friday, May 6, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Gas could rise by five cents this week and five cents the week after, analyst says

Average price of gas in Canada is pushing towards $1.97 per litre

The price of gas is seen as a motorist fills up at a gas station in Montreal on Friday, May 6, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Gas prices leapt to $2.229 per litre at some stations in Metro Vancouver May 8. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Metro Vancouver slammed with $2.229 per litre gas over Mother’s Day weekend

Prices jumping even faster than analysts had predicted

Gas prices leapt to $2.229 per litre at some stations in Metro Vancouver May 8. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
British Columbians could be paying up to $2.30 per litre at some points this summer, according to petroleum analyst Dan McTeague. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Buckle up: B.C. gas prices could soar to $2.30 per litre by summer: analyst

Highest prices will be seen in Metro Vancouver, Victoria

British Columbians could be paying up to $2.30 per litre at some points this summer, according to petroleum analyst Dan McTeague. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
A test of Google Maps’ new ‘eco-friendly routing’ feature in Victoria. (Google Maps)

BC drivers can now find most fuel-efficient route on Google Maps

Web company’s ‘eco-friendly routing’ feature recently launched in Canada

A test of Google Maps’ new ‘eco-friendly routing’ feature in Victoria. (Google Maps)
Prices at the pump hit 201.9 across Greater Victoria April 19. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

Gas prices across Greater Victoria surge past $2 a litre – again

2022 brings a season of record-breaking gas prices

Prices at the pump hit 201.9 across Greater Victoria April 19. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)
Vernon boasts the cheapest gas prices in B.C. Thursday, April 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Vernon gas prices cheapest in B.C.

Drivers in Vernon can fill up for 163.9 cents per litre as of Thursday afternoon

Vernon boasts the cheapest gas prices in B.C. Thursday, April 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
A test of Google Maps’ new ‘eco-friendly routing’ feature in Victoria. (Google Maps)

Greater Victoria drivers can now find most fuel-efficient route on Google Maps

Web company’s ‘eco-friendly routing’ feature recently launched in Canada

A test of Google Maps’ new ‘eco-friendly routing’ feature in Victoria. (Google Maps)
A Greater Victoria gas station shows the most recent price jump to $194.9 cents per litre March 2. (Courtesy Hudson Mack)

Scammers targetting ICBC customers with fake link to get recently announced fuel rebate

The rebates will actually be issued via direct deposit or credit card

A Greater Victoria gas station shows the most recent price jump to $194.9 cents per litre March 2. (Courtesy Hudson Mack)
Record high gas prices have left many motorists feeling pain at the pump. (File photo)

B.C. to provide $110 one-time rebate to relieve high gas prices

Commercial drivers will receive rebates of up to $165

Record high gas prices have left many motorists feeling pain at the pump. (File photo)
Surrey-Whalley NDP MLA Bruce Ralston, minister of energy, mines and low carbon innovation. (Black Press Media file photo)

Cutting fuel tax won’t reduce high prices at the pumps, Surrey MLA says

Bruce Ralston, B.C.’s minister of energy, mines and low carbon innovation, noted in 2019 consumers were already getting ‘ripped off’ at the pumps

Surrey-Whalley NDP MLA Bruce Ralston, minister of energy, mines and low carbon innovation. (Black Press Media file photo)
Gas prices are on the minds of vehicle drivers these days. (File photo)

10 ways to reduce your fuel bill

Some options to help you pay less at the pumps

Gas prices are on the minds of vehicle drivers these days. (File photo)
Gas prices are on the minds of vehicle drivers these days. (File photo)

10 ways to reduce your fuel bill

Some options to help you pay less at the pumps

Gas prices are on the minds of vehicle drivers these days. (File photo)
Demand for electric vehicles in Greater Victoria is surging alongside gas prices, according to car dealerships. (Courtesy of Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions)

‘Ridiculous increases’: Greater Victoria car dealerships see surge in EV interest

Electric vehicle sales on rise for years, but recent gas prices pushing more drivers to convert

Demand for electric vehicles in Greater Victoria is surging alongside gas prices, according to car dealerships. (Courtesy of Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions)
The prices for a litre of various grades of gasoline are displayed on a pump at a Shell gas station in Vancouver on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Police, convenience store industry prepare for gas thefts as prices continue to rise

High gas prices have already spurred an increase in gas-and-dash theft

The prices for a litre of various grades of gasoline are displayed on a pump at a Shell gas station in Vancouver on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Kamloops RCMP are investigating at least four incidents in which thieves have drilled holes in gas tanks of trucks to empty them of the petrol. (File photo)

Thieves target vehicle gas tanks in Kamloops as petrol prices soar

RCMP investigating numerous incidents of drilling and draining

  • Mar 11, 2022
Kamloops RCMP are investigating at least four incidents in which thieves have drilled holes in gas tanks of trucks to empty them of the petrol. (File photo)