Gas prices

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 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 have jumped after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. How much are people willing to pay before they look to alternatives? THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Gas prices: how much is too much?

Moving away from fossil fuels protects us against future volatility

Gas prices have jumped after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. How much are people willing to pay before they look to alternatives? THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
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’: Vancouver Island 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)
A Greater Victoria gas station shows the most recent price jump to $194.9 cents per litre March 2. (Courtesy Hudson Mack)

Is Vancouver Island ready for gas at nearly $2 a litre?

Gas prices hit new high in Greater Victoria, jumping to 194.9 cents per litre

A Greater Victoria gas station shows the most recent price jump to $194.9 cents per litre March 2. (Courtesy Hudson Mack)
The price of gas is hitting record highs in Greater Victoria on Feb. 16. (THE CANADIAN PRESS file photo/Graham Hughes)

Gas price soars to record-breaking 179.9 cents per litre in Greater Victoria

Previous record set with 176.9 cents per litre in early January

The price of gas is hitting record highs in Greater Victoria on Feb. 16. (THE CANADIAN PRESS file photo/Graham Hughes)
Drivers in Newfoundland are paying the most for gasoline this week, followed by drivers in British Columbia. Dreamstime | TNS
Drivers in Newfoundland are paying the most for gasoline this week, followed by drivers in British Columbia. Dreamstime | TNS
The price of gas is way up in many parts of Greater Victoria after a Monday afternoon surge sent it to 162.9 cents per litre. (Black Press Media file photo)

Gas prices surge to 162.9 cents a litre at some Greater Victoria stations

Prices jumped up more than 10 cents Monday afternoon

The price of gas is way up in many parts of Greater Victoria after a Monday afternoon surge sent it to 162.9 cents per litre. (Black Press Media file photo)
Gas prices seen in Kelowna on Feb. 18, 2020. (Phil McLachlan – Kelowna Capital News)

Gas prices in parts of B.C. could reach $1.70 per litre by summer, analyst predicts

This week’s wholesale increase was caused by the deep cold in Texas and central U.S.

Gas prices seen in Kelowna on Feb. 18, 2020. (Phil McLachlan – Kelowna Capital News)
A gas pump at a filling station in Montreal. (THE CANADIAN PRESS file photo/Graham Hughes)

Vancouver Island motorists paying more at the pumps than other Canadians as prices jump

Of 18 major Canadian cities, Vancouver, Victoria residents paid the most for gas in December

A gas pump at a filling station in Montreal. (THE CANADIAN PRESS file photo/Graham Hughes)
On 24 March, 2020 Revelstoke has one of the highest gas prices in the province. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

B.C. expands gas price tracking to four communities this summer

Complaints of unfair pricing spurred the investigation

On 24 March, 2020 Revelstoke has one of the highest gas prices in the province. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)