Across Canada, consumers are griping about ever-increasing gas prices.
According to public opinion AI tool askpolly, created out of the University of Ottawa, social media sentiment regarding gas prices in Canada over the last year has become mostly negative, as approximately 65% of Canadians surveyed feel that gas prices in Canada are too high.
According to the latest data from Statistics Canada, the average cost of gas per litre across Canada in August was 170.6 cents. That’s 63% higher than it was just three years ago.
However, there are ways to save money when you fill your tank. Whether it’s looking at a more fuel-efficient vehicle, driving less, using a gas-savings app or opting for a cash back credit card with a high earn rate for gas, it’s possible to lessen the pain at the pump.
In this article we’ll explore why gas prices in Canada are sky-high again, and what you can do to save.