Ontario residents might want to fill up on gas today because this weekend, prices are expected to hike to the highest they’ve been in over a year.
On Thursday, Dan McTeague, the president of Canadians for Affordable Energy, said drivers would see a 1 cent hike per litre on Friday, which is just the precursor to Saturday.
another 2 cents per litre by Saturday, bringing the price to $128.9 cents per litre.
⛽️ Price ⚠️: After climbing 1 ct/l Friday, #GasPrices are set to RISE 2 cts/l Saturday to $128.9 cts/l for #Toronto #GTA #Hamilton #Ottawa #LdnOnt #Barrie #Windsor #Kitchener #Niagara #ckont #Peterborough #Kingston #Sudbury &moat if #Ontario
Highest prices since July 16, 2019
— Dan McTeague (@GasPriceWizard) March 11, 2021
The change will happen in select parts of the province including GTA, Hamilton, Ottawa, London, Barrie, Windsor, Kitchener, Niagara, Peterborough, Kingston, and Sudbury.
The increase will bringto the highest they’ve been since July 16, 2019.
So…best to hit the gas station today.