While we haven’t broken the $2 per litre mark in the Kenora area yet, we’re closer than ever.

Gas prices have went up again from 195.9 per litre to 199.9 at some fuel stations in Kenora, and the increased prices are expected to hit remaining fuel stations at any time now.

The new price of 199.9 has once again broken the Kenora area’s all-time highest price record, which was sitting at 195.9 since May 8. Before that, the record was set on May 2 with prices at 189.9 per litre, which also broke the prior record of 182.9 per litre set earlier in the year.

The recent price increase hasn’t hit Dryden yet, as prices have remained at 195.9. There’s no reported gas prices in the Sioux Lookout area on GasBuddy. Prices sit about 10 cents per litre cheaper in Winnipeg, sitting at 187.9 at most fuel stations.

Kenora’s price is just shy of Canada’s national average price of 199.2 per litre. That’s the highest recorded average price for Canadian fuel, breaking the record of 197.8 set earlier this year. Last year’s highest national price was 147.3, while the lowest average price was set in 2009 at 73.3 per litre.

Gas prices have increased by about 60 cents per litre in 2022 nationally, with prices up about 40 cents on average in the Kenora district. The region’s highest gas price last year was set at 154.9 on October 8.

The most expensive fuel in Canada can be found in White Rock, BC at 233.9 per litre. The cheapest can be found in Camrose, AB at 159.9.