Fuel prices to rise in Nunavut Jan. 4

Large tanks hold diesel and other fuels at a tank farm on the shores of Pelly Bay, just outside Kugaaruk, Nunavut, pictured on Sept. 30, 2020. (John Last/CBC)

The Government of Nunavut has announced that as of Thursday, Jan. 4, there will be an increase in retail fuel prices throughout the territory.

The increases are as follows:

  • $0.15/litre, plus applicable taxes, on all diesel products
  • $0.15/litre, plus applicable taxes, on all gasoline products
  • $0.15/litre, plus applicable taxes, on jet fuel
  • $0.15/litre ($0.567/can), plus applicable taxes, on Naptha

The new retail prices for fuel products outside of the territorial capital will be:

  • diesel heating: $1.4982 per litre
  • diesel vehicle: $1.8265 per litre
  • diesel aviation, where available: $2.0670 per litre
  • gasoline: $1.7066 per litre
  • aviation gasoline, where available: $2.0814 per litre
  • Naptha: $9.4316 per can
  • jet fuel, where available: $2.0159 per litre

The new retail prices for fuel products in Iqaluit will be:

  •    diesel heating: $1.4324 per litre
  •    aviation gasoline: $1.9715 per litre
  •    Naptha: $9.4316 per can
  •    jet fuel: $1.9598 per litre

Retail prices for gasoline and diesel for vehicles in Iqaluit are available at vendor locations.

Related stories from around the North: 

Canada: Money for northern housing, mining, clean energy among Canada’s federal budget highlights, CBC News

Norway: Norwegian Oil and Gas Association kicks out Russian members, The Independent Barents Observer

Russia: Russia proceeds with Arctic project as oil embargo looms, The Independent Barents Observer

United States: Biden closes half of NPR-A acreage in Arctic Alaska to oil drilling, Alaska Public Media

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