Residents of Northern British Columbia are enjoying some of the cheapest gas prices in Canada, with one station offering gas at 75.9 cents per litre.
At 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 11, a few gas stations in Vancouver were showing prices as low as 125.9 cents per litre. However, prices continued to fall and, as of 4:20 p.m. later that day, one gas station was showing 119.9 cents per litre — the Super Save at 1317 East 12th Ave. and Clark Drive. As of 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, however, gas prices in Vancouver had fallen as low as 115.9 cents per litre.
By March 19, gas prices had fallen 15 cents to 99.9 cents per litre at the Chevron at 2918 Kingsway and Killarney Street. As of Friday, March 20 at 10:15 a.m., four gas stations were offering the 99.9 cents per litre deal in Vancouver.
And while the cheapest gas stations in Vancouver have climbed a couple of cents over the weekend, gas prices are extremely low in Prince George.
As of 10:15 a.m. on Monday, March 23, the Costco at 2555 Range Rd. near Wiebe Road is offering gas at 75.9 cents per litre. After that, three gas stations are offering 77.9 cents per litre, including: the Husky at 1746 Haart Highway near Northwood Pulp Mill Road, the Husky at 2511 Range Rd. and BC-16 W and the Tano Fuel at 1040 Whenun Rd. near Sewh Road.
The UFA at 7308 Alaska Road North and 72nd Street is offering gas for 79.5 cents per litre in Fort St. John, while a number of other stations in Prince George are offering gas at 80.5 cents per litre.
Gasbuddy.com shared the top 10 lowest gas prices in British Columbia right now. The travel navigation app allows users to locate the cheapest gas anywhere in North America.
On March 10, Dan McTeague, president of Canadians for Affordable Energy, formerly of GasBuddy.com, predicted that gas prices would drop eight to 10 cents in a single day on Wednesday, March 10.
Gas prices are also falling across the rest of Canada, with many stations selling well below $1 a litre as of March 20. McTeague expects gas prices to drop to 76.9 cents per litre in the Greater Toronto Area, as well.