Canada’s Monthly Gasoline Prices Fluctuate Across Regions

In the latest data released by Statistics Canada on October 17, 2023, the monthly average retail prices for gasoline in Canada show variations across different regions.

Key Highlights:

  • National Average: The overall national average for regular unleaded gasoline at self-service filling stations rose from 158.8 cents per litre in May to 168.3 cents per litre in September.
  • Regional Variances: Among the cities surveyed, Vancouver, British Columbia, recorded the highest prices, reaching 203.6 cents per litre in September. On the other hand, Edmonton, Alberta, reported the lowest prices at 141.8 cents per litre.
  • Fluctuations: Halifax, Nova Scotia, experienced a notable increase from 151.4 cents per litre in May to 182.2 cents per litre in September. Meanwhile, Calgary, Alberta, saw a decrease from 146.0 to 143.1 cents per litre during the same period.
  • St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador: The city experienced an upward trend, reaching 190.0 cents per litre in September, marking the highest among the surveyed locations.