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Gas prices up by as much as almost 20 cents in some Canadian cities

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Gas prices have gone up this week throughout Canada.
Gas prices have gone up this week throughout Canada. Photo by Veronica Henri / Files /Toronto Sun

TORONTO — Gas prices jumped overnight in some cities across Canada by as much as almost 20 cents.

According to the CAA’s gas price tracker, the price of gas is up nationally by just over three cents on average at 158 cents per litre, with some provinces seeing higher jumps than others.

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In Alberta, prices are up by six and a half cents: almost nine cents in Edmonton, nine and a half in Sherwood Park.

Across Ontario, prices are only up by two cents compared to Wednesday, but in some cities it’s a different story.

In Thunder Bay, gas prices are up by almost 20 cents, and in Peterborough by 11 cents, compared to just around a cent in Toronto.

In Saskatchewan, prices were up almost six cents, while Manitoba’s prices saw just a one-cent rise.