Gasoline prices have been skyrocketing in Metro Vancouver since early September

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Gasoline prices have been skyrocketing in Metro Vancouver since early September

The price of regular gasoline has reached over 232 cents per liter in Vancouver.

On Monday, the price of regular gasoline stood at $2.33 per liter in Vancouver, approaching the high reached on June 6 of $2.36, according to the Public Utilities Commission of Vancouver. British Columbia. The average price of regular gasoline in Canada is $1.64.

As of June 1, the average pump price for regular gasoline in Vancouver was $1.88. It was $1.61 in Canada.

As of March 2020, a commission is responsible for enforcing the provincial Gasoline Price Transparency Act passed in November 2019.

The commission states that this recent rise in the price of gasoline corresponds to the increase in the price of crude oil, according to its first observations and analyzes of the situation.

“We continue to monitor gasoline prices and, in the event that this correspondence ceases to exist, we will investigate the cause. »

— British Columbia Public Utilities Commission

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