Safe road trips will be essential after the strain many have been under during the pandemic.
But, because B.C. drivers are being burned by the highest gas taxes in Canada, they won’t be able to go as far or spend as much at our local sites.
The 23rd annual Gas Tax Honesty Day report compiled by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation shows that drivers in Vancouver are paying 54 cents per litre of gasoline in taxes.
On top of that, a second carbon tax adds an average of 14 cents more per litre of gasoline and an extra 15 cents per litre of diesel. The second carbon tax is a hidden fee tucked into provincial fuel regulations that makes gasoline and diesel much more expensive.