Gas Prices Jump in Northwestern Ontario

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Gas prices have jumped in Thunder Bay and across Northwestern Ontario
Gas prices have jumped in Thunder Bay and across Northwestern Ontario

THUNDER BAY – The price of gasoline is up in Northwestern Ontario.

In Kenora, Minister Greg Rickford, Ontario’s Minister of Energy states, “I am angry and frustrated with gas prices in Northwestern Ontario. Kenora on Friday was $119.9 and today is $129.9. Sadly, the Federal Carbon Tax won’t help as it’ll result in a ¢4.4/litre increase to the price of gas, so fill up today! It’s the last day before the Federal Carbon Tax comes to Ontario.”

Rickford has promised to contact the Competition Bureau over what he says are excessive prices for gasoline and diesel.

In Thunder Bay, a litre of gasoline is at $1.353 on Sunday and now $1.403 on Monday. The price of a litre of diesel in Thunder Bay jumped by nine cents.

The price of gasoline in Ontario has increased as the federal carbon tax comes into effect on April 1, 2019.

The Liberal program includes tax rebates which come into effect on your income tax form.

NetNewsLedger hosts Gas Prices from across the region via Gas Buddy.

Gas Prices in Thunder Bay are up today.
Gas Prices in Thunder Bay on Sunday.