Gas prices

RCMP are looking to speak with this individual in relation to a shooting at a Kelowna gas station (Contributed)

UPDATE: Photos released in relation to Kelowna gas station shooting

The RCMP are asking for witness or people with dashcam footage to come forward

 

A sign at a gas station displays the price of a litre of regular grade gasoline after it reached a new high of $2.28 in Vancouver on Saturday, May 14, 2022. Gasoline prices are showing no signs of letting up as the average price in Canada tops $2 a litre.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Expensive gas not leading to increase in out-of-fuel calls in B.C., towing industry says

Unlike their American neighbours, higher gas prices do not appear to have…

 

(Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm Observer)

Some Penticton gas stations out of regular fuel

Kelowna, Vernon and Salmon Arm have also experienced shortages this summer

 

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)

Gas prices below $2 per litre around the Okanagan

In Kelowna, gas is below $2 per litre for the first time since May

(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)
94 of the top 100 most expensive gas stations in Canada can be found in B.C. according to the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS). (File Photo)

Bring cash: B.C. gas stations make up 94 of top 100 priciest in Canada

The average price of gas in the province sits at 199.2¢/L as of July 20

94 of the top 100 most expensive gas stations in Canada can be found in B.C. according to the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS). (File Photo)
Gas dropped below $2 a litre in Vernon Thursday, July 14, 2022. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Gas prices drop below $2/litre in North Okanagan

Some stations posting $1.99.9, prices as low as $1.97.9

Gas dropped below $2 a litre in Vernon Thursday, July 14, 2022. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
A Canadian small business group is calling on the federal and provincial governments to temporarily eliminate or lower fuel taxes. People fuel up vehicles at a Shell gas station in Vancouver on Saturday, May 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Small business group calls for relief at pumps amid high fuel costs

Canadian Federation of Independent Business wants government to pause planned hikes to carbon taxes

A Canadian small business group is calling on the federal and provincial governments to temporarily eliminate or lower fuel taxes. People fuel up vehicles at a Shell gas station in Vancouver on Saturday, May 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A man pumps gas in Montreal, Friday, March 4, 2022. Gasoline prices have dropped about 12 cents a litre overnight in Ontario and are down across much of Canada after a big dip in the price of oil this week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Gasoline prices drop as recession fears rise, refiner margins narrow

Prices elsewhere in Canada should catch up soon to Ontario’s 12-cent drop: analyst

A man pumps gas in Montreal, Friday, March 4, 2022. Gasoline prices have dropped about 12 cents a litre overnight in Ontario and are down across much of Canada after a big dip in the price of oil this week. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
Motorists in Canada are continuing to face high prices at the pumps. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

EDITORIAL: Tax cuts won’t fix rising gas prices

Fuel in Canada is heavily taxed, but other factors also affect the cost

  • Jul 7, 2022
Motorists in Canada are continuing to face high prices at the pumps. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
People fuel up vehicles at a Shell gas station in Vancouver, on Saturday, May 14, 2022. GasBuddy’s head petroleum analyst says drivers should expect some relief at the pump heading into the end of July and start of August. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

VIDEO: B.C. gas prices expected to drop below $2/litre mark: analyst

Global prices dropping as economy slows, threatens recession

People fuel up vehicles at a Shell gas station in Vancouver, on Saturday, May 14, 2022. GasBuddy’s head petroleum analyst says drivers should expect some relief at the pump heading into the end of July and start of August. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A shopper wipes down a handle as they select a cart at an Ikea furniture store in Ottawa, Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Canadian retailers are struggling with higher shipping costs as couriers tack hefty fuel surcharges onto shipping rates to recoup record gas prices. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A shopper wipes down a handle as they select a cart at an Ikea furniture store in Ottawa, Tuesday, May 31, 2022. Canadian retailers are struggling with higher shipping costs as couriers tack hefty fuel surcharges onto shipping rates to recoup record gas prices. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
(file photo)

Ethanol shortage sees Esso, Mobile pumps empty in Okanagan

Imperial Oil expects inventories to return to normal next week

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The price of gas is seen as a motorist fills up at a gas station in Montreal on Friday, May 6, 2022. Statistics Canada says soaring gas prices fuelled the largest rise in the annual inflation rate in four decades last month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Fuel prices likely to rise further, economists say as peak travel season kicks off

In May, customers paid 48 per cent more at the pump than a year earlier

The price of gas is seen as a motorist fills up at a gas station in Montreal on Friday, May 6, 2022. Statistics Canada says soaring gas prices fuelled the largest rise in the annual inflation rate in four decades last month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson speaks with a reporter after a cabinet meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

Gas tax break not currently on table as Liberals battle affordability problems

Oil prices are up 70 per cent in the past year, surging mostly since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson speaks with a reporter after a cabinet meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle
Gas prices are displayed in Carleton Place, Ont. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Gasoline prices continued to trend upward across much of Canada over the weekend and experts warn more increases are coming this week. CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Gas prices are displayed in Carleton Place, Ont. on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Gasoline prices continued to trend upward across much of Canada over the weekend and experts warn more increases are coming this week. CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Cyclists make their way down the REV — Reseau Express Velo — on St-Denis Street during the morning commute in Montreal on Thursday, June 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

As gas prices spike, Montreal’s bike culture seen as model for rest of the country

City boasts network of bike lanes that are protected from the rest of the street

Cyclists make their way down the REV — Reseau Express Velo — on St-Denis Street during the morning commute in Montreal on Thursday, June 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Gas hit the listed price of $2.19.9 at one Vernon service station on 25th Avenue at 43rd Street Thursday, June 2. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Vernon gas price hits eye-popping $2.19.9

Petro Canada on 25th Avenue raises price; lineups across the street at Super Save before it too jumped

Gas hit the listed price of $2.19.9 at one Vernon service station on 25th Avenue at 43rd Street Thursday, June 2. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
The rising costs of fuel may affect vacation plans for some. (Black Press file photo)

EDITORIAL: A time to consider close-to-home vacations

British Columbians want summer celebrations, but fuel costs may change some plans

The rising costs of fuel may affect vacation plans for some. (Black Press file photo)
Gas prices in Penticton have surpassed $2 a litre. (Brennan Phillips- Western News)

Penticton’s gas prices clear $2 per litre

Fuel prices continue to skyrocket as gas companies rake in the profits

Gas prices in Penticton have surpassed $2 a litre. (Brennan Phillips- Western News)
A sign at a gas station displays the price of a litre of regular grade gasoline after it reached a new high of $2.28 in Vancouver on Saturday, May 14, 2022. Gasoline prices are showing no signs of letting up as the average price in Canada tops $2 a litre.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Closer travel spots gain appeal as average gas price tops $2 a litre for first time

Average price across the country for regular gasoline hit all-time high of $2.06 per litre Monday

A sign at a gas station displays the price of a litre of regular grade gasoline after it reached a new high of $2.28 in Vancouver on Saturday, May 14, 2022. Gasoline prices are showing no signs of letting up as the average price in Canada tops $2 a litre.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck