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Gas prices in Metro Vancouver now over $2 a litre

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Gas prices top $2.00 per litre in some parts of Metro Vancouver
It wasn't unexpected, but Metro Vancouver drivers are still shocked to see gas prices over $2.00 per litre in some places. Kristen Robinson has the latest on renewed demands for the NDP government to do something, and the often-forgotten victims of high gas prices. – Mar 4, 2022

Gas prices in Metro Vancouver have now reached a milestone, tipping over $2 per litre in many areas.

Meanwhile, prices are forecasted to remain at record highs, increasing transportation and delivery costs that are being passed on to already struggling businesses.

“Trucks bring us everything we eat and use so guess what? Our price of stuff is going to go up, too,” Kris Sims of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation said Thursday.

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Gas prices in Metro Vancouver tip over $2 a litre

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High gas prices driving consumer costs higher

Read more: ‘Everything is going up right now’ — B.C.’s high gas costs driving consumer costs higher

The B.C. government is vowing to take action against record-breaking gas prices, but says freezing carbon tax increases or capping gas prices aren’t on the table.

Premier John Horgan took questions on the soaring price at the pumps at a press conference Thursday.

He said they will continue to monitor the situation and will make sure companies are not gouging consumers when filling up their vehicles.

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