gas prices

Rising inflation and gas prices hitting Sask residents

Mar 13, 2022 | 9:25am

Rising gas prices and inflation are forming a tag team that is beating up on Saskatchewan residents’ wallets. The average gas price in Regina is $1.73, with inflation hitting over five per cent in January. Dr. Jason Childs, an associate professor with the Department of Economics at the University of Regina, said that it’s important […]

Gas prices putting the crunch on Uber drivers

Mar 10, 2022 | 2:40pm

The prices at the pump are dipping into the pockets of  Uber drivers. Stephen Safinuk is a driver with Uber and he says the effects are definitely being felt. “I can’t imagine how this is impacting full time drivers. I’m part time, and this means an extra 2-3 hours a week for me. As gas […]

Rising gas prices could put the city on the hook for 4 million dollars

Mar 9, 2022 | 3:32pm

The price at gas pumps is driving up municipal costs and could potentially leave the city of Regina with a 4 million dollar bill. Every year the city budgets for fuel spending, this year fuel expenditures have been driven up by close to 55 percent, and amount that obviously does not fall within the city’s […]

Province looking to continue to collect fuel tax, despite soaring prices

Mar 7, 2022 | 6:14pm

The Offical Opposition is asking the Government of Saskatchewan to provide some relief for Saskatchewan residents who are feeling a pinch in their wallets. Finance Critic Trent Wotherspoon has called on the province to develop a Provincial Gas Price Relief Program with gas prices soaring. Though the sanction against Russia is significant, Saskatchewan residents shouldn’t […]

Gas prices at a record-high in Regina

Oct 6, 2021 | 1:20pm

The Shell station on the service road in east Regina was one of many gas stations that increased the price of gas by 10 cents a litre on Tuesday night putting the price at just over $1.43 a litre. That is a record-high price for Regina according to a gas analyst with and it […]

How long will gas prices stay low? And what does it mean for the economy?

Apr 27, 2020 | 6:00am

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, gas prices around the world are at their lowest point in more than a decade. Dan McTeague, the President of Canadians for Affordable Energy, says the cause of the price drop is a combination of a couple of things. The first thing is an extreme drop in demand. […]

Regina gas prices continue to fall, energy sector hit hard due to COVID-19

Mar 23, 2020 | 4:04am

Economic impacts of the COVID-19 virus have hit the energy sector extremely hard in the last several weeks. Gas prices in Regina continue to reflect that reality as they drop due to the virus. Most stations in Regina are selling gas for 76.9¢ per litre, when just weeks ago prices were in the $1.00 per […]

Gas forecast for summer 2020 looks fairly stable

Jan 6, 2020 | 7:00am

As winter continues, many people are starting to think ahead to summer plans and potential costs. Canadians for Affordable Energy believes in terms of gas prices, there shouldn’t be too much driving them up. Spokesperson Dan McTeague says prices will rise, like every year, because of a few normal factors. “We shift over from winter […]

Trudeau says Ottawa open to proposals for B.C. refinery as gas prices soar

Jul 19, 2019 | 9:00am

VICTORIA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Ottawa is open to proposals from the private sector for a refinery in British Columbia, as a public inquiry into the province’s soaring gas prices reviews possible solutions. The prime minister says he knows B.C. residents are struggling and the federal government is open to ideas that would make life more […]