N.S. drivers see jump at pump this long weekend

Drivers are paying eight cents more for gas heading into this Labour Day long weekend compared to last year in Nova Scotia.

Drivers are paying eight cents more for gas heading into this Labour Day long weekend compared to last year in Nova Scotia.

The price of gas increased by four cents a litre overnight to $1.38, in Halifax, while at this time in 2011 it was $1.30 a litre.

Prices are higher outside the city.

The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board sets maximum petroleum prices in the province.