Here are Black Press Media’s top stories for Monday, March 18.
1. Gas prices spike in Lower Mainland
Maintenance at two major fuel suppliers has sent gas prices up three cents a litre. See more >
Correction: Gasoline taxes in #Vancouver will rise 1.14 cts/l plus gst on April 1st with BC’s carbon tax increase, however the TransLink tax increase of 1.5 cents per litre plus gst, is not until July 1st assuming pending final legislative approval.
— Dan McTeague (@GasBuddyDan) March 16, 2019
2. Driver dies in fiery crash in Coquitlam
The car was badly damaged after it slammed into a traffic pole and caught fire. See more >
3. Black Press Media staffer witnesses Paris riots
A woman who works at the Langley Advance Times was travelling there with her husband and two teenaged kids when 10,000 rioters trashed the Champs-Elysees during “Yellow Vest” protests. See more >
4. Surrey man mourns loss of classmate killed in New Zealand mosque attack
When he heard news of the shooting, Shaukat Khan said he sent a message to his friend, reading: “Hope all is well with you and your family. Just heard about the news. Let me know.” See more >
5. Canadian teenager Alphonso Davies scores first goal for Bayern Munich
The 18-year-old former Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder became the youngest goal-scorer for Bayern since 1999. See more >
⚽ Bagging in the Bundesliga, bumping with Bernie 🐻
— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) March 17, 2019