Here are Black Press Media’s top stories for Monday, April 22.
1. Gas prices in Metro Vancouver hit 172.9 cents a litre
The price at the pump hit another record last weekend, and one analyst expects it to go up even more by as early as mid-week. See more >
Get ready for a wild ride @ the ⛽️⛽️ 🇨🇦- With a US oil embargo set to take effect on all Iranian oil next week, OPEC/Russia cutbacks and output problems in Libya and Venezuela, gasoline and diesel prices are set to climb dramatically as early as Wednesday….
— Dan McTeague (@GasBuddyDan) April 22, 2019
2. ‘No major incidents’ at Vancouver’s 4/20 event, police say
Mayor Kennedy Stewart has said this will be the last year the mass smoke-up will take place as a “protest.” See more >
— Vancouver Coastal Health (@VCHhealthcare) April 21, 2019
3. B.C. ‘reviewing options’ for removing city councillors convicted of crimes
Pitt Meadows City Hall has been lobbying for changes after then-councillor David Murray was convicted of sexual assault in 2017 and not required to resign. See more >
4. VIDEO: Nearly 40 people hurt after Aldergrove deck collapses
Mounties continue to investigate what caused the deck to break during a wedding celebration. One person had been airlifted to hospital. See more >
5. VIDEO: Massive Vaisakhi parade floods Surrey streets
The annual Lower Mainland event is one of the biggest Vaisakhi parades in the world. See more >
Had a blast today at the #SurreyBC #Vaisakhi parade. I don’t doubt there could be 500k people here. Happy to see @theJagmeetSingh @jinnysims @KenHardie and many more enjoying the festivities. Now to get ready for #Easter2019 pic.twitter.com/Su5xAlMZCi
— adam macgillivray (@acemacg) April 20, 2019