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Gas prices keep you home?

It happens every year as we roll into the unofficial start of summer.

A few days before the May long weekend, gas prices take a huge leap.

In most instances, the price seems to take a slight dip early in the week and then peak near the start of the weekend.

This year was no exception, jumping 10¢/litre to $1.43.9.

Within a few weeks the prices seem to level off again.

We're told it's all about supply and demand.

The May long weekend signals, not only the start of summer, but the start of the driving season.

The weather is nice enough that we fill up the RV or pickup and go camping or make a 500/km drive and take a well deserved but brief holiday.

And, of course, we consumers grumble all the way to the pumps.

Our question to you is has this weeks spike in gas prices made you re-think your long weekend plans?

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