Rip Off Chart
Ripped Off at the Gas Pump
Canadians have never had a problem paying world market prices for commodities; however as this rip-off chart shows we are indeed paying the world market price for our energy and then some. A serious lack of competition at the wholesale level for petroleum has allowed major refiner/marketers to artificially inflate the price of gas without worry of objective review or oversight. As they say, “the devil is in the details” and a lack of transparency and wanton ignorance on the price structure and accountability by federal and provincial governments in Canada costs you dearly. Just how much?
Not sure what this all means? Read: The Rip Off Chart Explained