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Gas Prices Expected to Drop this Summer

July 8, 2009 7:08 AM | News

GasGas prices are expected to drop this summer, according to a senior petroleum adviser for En-Pro International Inc. who spoke with The Canadian Press on Tuesday.

The average price in Canada right now is 98.7 cents per litre. That seems like a bargain to what Canadians were paying at this time last year — $1.40 per litre.

Prices are expected to drop due to a shrinking demand for gasoline in general. More vacationers are staying closer to home this year due to the recession.

Motorists can’t seem to win — travellers who were planning a trip last year were paying through the nose at the pump and when they decide to stay put, prices go down.

Winnipeg drivers can find the cheapest gas prices by visiting WinnipegGasPrices.com

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