Gas is up to 144.9 cents a litre at some Greater Victoria stations. (Katie Engqvist/News Staff)

Greater Victoria gas up to 144.9 cents a litre at some stations

Prices still below last year’s average for this time

Gas prices are on the rise across Greater Victoria, with prices as high as 144.9 cents a litre reported by GasBuddy at a Petro-Canada at Shelbourne street and Hillside Avenue.

RELATED: Victoria gas prices set to jump 8 cents a litre

Reports from Colwood show Petro-Canada and Shell both pricing gas at 144.9 cents a litre – while most regions around Greater Victoria still have an average price of 136.3 cents a litre.

According to GasBuddy, prices are down 4.3 cents from last year’s average of 140.6, but have risen nine cents from last month’s average of 127.3 cents a litre.

The lowest recorded average on this day – in the last 11 years – was in 2009, when gas cost 99.1 cents a litre.

RELATED: VIDEO: B.C. reveals plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 60% by 2040

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

In a fight against cancer, Victoria man’s only stem cell match was his own donation

More mixed race and Asian stem cell donors needed, says Victoria family

VicPD warn public on fake firearms after responding to four gun calls in just five hours

Officers treat each firearm as a real weapon until they can determine it isn’t, say police

Bridges for Women grad takes on new business idea

Victoria woman puts her lessons into action with Sweeping Beauty Concierge

Howard the Gnome finds a home at Galey Farms

Eight-metre gnome expected to greet visitors to Saanich farm this fall

Famous Floyd’s to open in Royal Oak

Building in Saanich turns iconic pink of local breakfast chain

VIDEO: 13-year-old killed in B.C. crash that involved five kids

The children range in age from six to 17.

POLL: Do you still have a landline telephone?

With smart phones becoming an indispensable part of modern-day life, more and… Continue reading

Greater Victoria Wanted List for the week of March 26

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

MPs denounce leaked reports of Trudeau-JWR clash over Supreme Court pick

Opposition MPs called the leaks an act of desperation meant to smear Wilson-Raybould

Study says B.C.’s housing policies mean drug users can be targeted for eviction

The study involves 50 people living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

VIDEO: Homicide team called in after three killed in Surrey car crash

Investigators ask public to come forward with information, dashcam video

Stranger climbs onto B.C. family’s second-floor balcony, lights fire in barbecue

Incident in Abbotsford terrifies family with two-year-old boy

UPDATED: Sailings resume after BC Ferries boat hits Langdale terminal

The Queen of Surrey is stuck on the dock, causing delays to Horseshoe Bay trips

Eviction halted for B.C. woman deemed ‘too young’ for seniors’ home

Zoe Nagler, 46, had been given notice after living in the seniors complex in Comox for six years

Most Read