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Most fuel prices increase across N.L. in weekly adjustment

A cut to the provincial gas tax promised by Premier Doug Ford before the June election will finally take effect on Friday. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press  - image credit)
A cut to the provincial gas tax promised by Premier Doug Ford before the June election will finally take effect on Friday. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press - image credit)
A cut to the provincial gas tax promised by Premier Doug Ford before the June election will finally take effect on Friday.
A cut to the provincial gas tax promised by Premier Doug Ford before the June election will finally take effect on Friday.

The maximum price of gasoline is up 3.2 cents per litre across Newfoundland and Labrador Thursday. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press )

Most fuel prices increased in Newfoundland and Labrador on Thursday morning as part of the latest scheduled adjustment from the Public Utilities Board.

All types of gas increased by 3.2 cents per litre, bringing the price to $1.646 on the Avalon Peninsula, ranging up to $2.11 in coastal Labrador.

In Newfoundland as well as Western Labrador and Churchill Falls, diesel increased by 1.3 cents per litre. Those prices now range from $2.034 to $2.391 per litre.

In Newfoundland, stove oil heating fuel climbed 0.95 cents per litre, whereas Western Labrador and Churchill Falls saw an increase of 1.13 cents per litre.

Propane heating fuel saw the biggest hike — going up 4.2 cents per litre.

Furnace heating oil was the only price to go down this week, decreasing by 0.22 cents per litre.

The next scheduled adjustment will be on Feb. 1.

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