Winnipeg drivers hit with gas price hike to end 2016

It’s a holiday price hike many Winnipeggers can do without.

Many Petro-Canada, Shell and Esso stations are averaging around 104.5 cents as of Friday morning. Some stations, such as the Shell Canada on Provencher Boulevard, were as high as 109.9 cents.

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It’s the highest average gas price in the city since June, when it was 108.7 cents a litre, according to

The price of gas dropped as low as 67 cents a litre in January in Winnipeg.

A month ago prices around the city averaged around 88.43 cents a litre. A year ago they were at 85 cents a litre, according to the website.