Gas prices supposed to drop for holiday weekend
If you’re packing up for a road trip this Victoria Day long weekend, you may have a pleasant surprise at the pumps.
Gas prices are expected to drop in time for the holiday weekend across most of the country thanks to higher supply and lower demand, according to some gas experts.
Dan McTeague, a senior analyst for Gasbuddy.com says individual gas stations may choose to drop their 10 cent operating margins to stay competitive, which would mean drivers could be treated to lower prices at the pumps from Saturday to Monday.
Gas prices tend to spike ahead of long weekends in Canada.
He also advised drivers to wait until Friday evening or the weekend to fill up if they can because that’s when the prices are expected to fall at many gas stations.
Friday night, the IceDogs open their best of seven quarter-final series on home ice versus the Generals, some tickets are still available. The 'Dogs have also announced a bus trip to Oshawa for game three and four.
A very successful 2017-2018 IceDogs regular season came to an end Saturday afternoon with a 6-3 win over Mississauga. A sellout St Patty's Day Meridian Centre crowd watched Niagara record their 35th win of the season for a total of 80 points in the OHL's Eastern Conference as Johnny Corneil lead the way with a goal and two assists.
Kirill Maksimov enjoyed a four point night while Johnny Corneil and Ben Jones each scored a pair in the IceDogs 6-3 Friday night win in Erie. With the win, Niagara has now secured home ice advantage in their first round playoff series with Oshawa.