Nova Scotia

Gas price surge to hit Nova Scotia

CBC News is projecting an increase of 4.5 cents a litre in the price of gas in Nova Scotia when the regulated price is set at midnight on Thursday.

Prices expected to jump this week

CBC News is projecting an increase of 4.5 cents a litre in the price of gas in Nova Scotia when the regulated price is set at midnight on Thursday.

That means people in Halifax will be paying around $1.43 a litre on Friday morning.

Outside the city, prices will most likely be higher.

In New Brunswick, CBC News predicts the price of gas will go up by five cents a litre overnight on Wednesday. People in Fredericton started lining up for fuel Wednesday evening.

Gas prices are increasing across the country. On Tuesday night, gas went up 13 cents a litre in Montreal.

Diesel however, is expected to drop in price in Nova Scotia. It's expected to go down by two cents a litre on Friday to $1.32.

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