Gas prices in Ontario, Quebec to jump to highest level in 2 years: analyst

Gas prices in Ontario and Quebec will jump to their highest level in almost two years on Thursday.According to Dan McTeague, president of Canadians for Affordable Energy, the average price for a litre of gas in both provinces is set to rise 14 cents overnight.The jump is the result of a switch over from winter to summer gasoline,” McTeague told Media.“We do that every year.”

When Ontario drivers hit the pumps on Thursday, McTeague said the price of gas is expected to be 179.9 cents a litre.Meanwhile, in Quebec, those in Montreal and Quebec City will see 188.9 cents a litre at the pumps.This is the highest price for gas seen in both provinces since Aug. 2, 2022, he said. Gasoline switches to the cheaper winter blend in the fall.

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