POLITICS
03/01/2012 06:24 EST | Updated 05/01/2012 05:12 EDT

Fuel prices on the rise in New Brunswick

FREDERICTON - Fuel prices are on the rise in New Brunswick.

The province's Energy and Utilities Board has boosted the maximum price for regular, self-serve gasoline to $1.36 per litre.

That's an increase of 2.8 cents from last week's setting.

Since the beginning of the year, the price of gas has risen by more than 10 cents in New Brunswick.

Diesel is up 3.3 cents per litre to $1.43.

As well, the maximum price on furnace oil is up by 3.4 cents per litre to $1.25.

(CKHJ, CJMO)