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Gas prices hit North American record, effort to recall two MLAs over homelessness grows, and more

Here are Black Press Media’s top stories for Monday, April 15.

1. White Rock breaks North American gas price record

Gasoline at a Petro-Canada station in White Rock reached $1.709 a litre on Sunday. See more >

2. Surrey council to consider ‘hold’ on development along future SkyTrain route

Surrey council is set to consider whether to pause development for “up to 10 months” along the future corridor until a new land use plan is in place along Fraser Highway. See more >

3. VIDEO: Hundreds attend second Rally for Ridge protest in Maple Ridge

People were signing up to volunteer on a recall campaign for both local NDP MLAs in the wake of the province announcing it will build temporary supportive housing for residents of a homeless camp. See more >

4. One killed, another injured in shooting at Salmon Arm church

A 25-year-old man who was arrested is well known to the victim’s family. See more >

5. VIDEO: Campaign to provide a last dream vacation for terminally ill Langley boy

Caleb McLean’s family has been told it will likely be his last vacation, after his cancer returned. See more >

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