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Gas jumps above 50 cents per litre on this day in 1994 in Ottawa

We dug through our archives to find out the cost of gas on this date 22 years ago. Ottawa drivers weren't happy about a sudden jump in price.

Average gas price in 2016 sits at 87.5 cents per litre, which lowered due to dropping oil prices

On this date 22 years ago, we were upset at exceeding 50 cents a litre at the pumps in Ottawa. 1:49

We dug through our archives to find out the cost of gas on this date 22 years ago.

Ottawa drivers weren't happy about a sudden jump in price that saw gas above 50 cents per litre.

On Jan. 12, 2016, the average cost of gas is 87.5 cents per litre.

Watch the video above to see a story from Jan. 12, 1994.

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