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Gas prices continue to soar for weekend drivers, experts predict no immediate relief – Kelowna Capital News

Gas prices continue to soar for weekend drivers, experts predict no immediate relief – Kelowna Capital News
Horgan said reducing taxes would be a “short-sighted” plan that only offers a “modest amount” of relief

(Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View) Gas prices continue to soar for weekend drivers, experts predict no immediate relief Horgan said reducing taxes would be a “short-sighted” plan that only offers a “modest amount” of relief National gas prices continued their staggering rise this weekend, with drivers in Vancouver told to brace for as much as $2.Many experts have attributed soaring gas prices to market destabilization brought on by Russia’s attack on Ukraine, as well as recovering global demand as COVID-19 restrictions ease.He called for a temporary suspension of the carbon tax and for Ottawa to offer an immediate energy rebate, noting that soaring gas prices have also increased the federal GST haul.” – Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press Gas prices Sign up for a free account today, and receive top headlines in your inbox Monday to Saturday.

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