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High gas prices expected to impact tourist traffic in southern Alberta

It's not uncommon to get rain or snow on May long weekend in parts of Alberta and with Victoria Day long weekend only a few days away, those hitting the road may be checking more than just the forecast. High gas prices are leaving some tourist destinations in southern Alberta worried for what the summer has in store.

According to GasBuddy.com , gas prices currently in the Lethbridge area are around a $1.73 per litre.

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Average price of gas in Canada tops $2 a litre for first time

Gasoline prices are showing no signs of letting up as the average price in Canada tops $2 a litre for the first time. Natural Resources Canada says the average price across the country for regular gasoline hit $2.06 per litre on Monday for an all-time high.

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