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Gas prices in Metro Vancouver see 40-cent drop from April's record high

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DH Vancouver Staff Jun 07, 2019 11:44 am 2,703

Metro Vancouver gas prices have dropped nearly 40 cents since several weeks ago, when prices in the region broke a North American record.

According to GasBuddy, Vancouver prices range from 139.9 cents/ litre to 145 cents/ litre.

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GasBuddy

If you’re willing to travel a bit further to fill up, Abbotsford is the place to go. Gasbuddy reports prices there are as low as 127.9 cents/ litre at Costco (but keep in mind you’ll have to be a member to fill up there).

GasBuddy

GasBuddy

Last weekend, prices dropped ten cents. On Wednesday, Dan McTeague, senior analyst at GasBuddy, announced another six-cent drop.

This year Metro Vancouver has seen record high gas prices, reaching up to 172.9 cents/litre.

In April, British Columbia saw another increase in the province’s carbon tax rate – an annual increase that will continue until 2021.

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