Local Business

All EMBA classes are delivered in-person at TWU’s main campus in Langley, and branch campus in Richmond. (TWU/Special to Langley Advance Times)

A new program for business leaders at TWU draws students with experience

First group at Langley-based university comes from wide range of business disciplines

Construction crews are preparing for a new expansion on the north side of Willowbrook Shopping Centre. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Work underway on major expansion to Langley’s Willowbrook Mall

The shopping centre’s north side will look very different by next summer

Lilian Cazacu is a Langley notary. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Planning ahead means peace of mind for all

Local notaries offer some advise on estate planning and wills during B.C.’s Make A Will week

Sunridge Gardens and its staff recently earned the new seal of approval accreditation from the BCSLA. That team included (left to right) recreation manager Jennifer Wasden, general manager Shannon Saunders, BC Seniors Living Association president Lee Coonfer, and Sunridge reception’s Bernadette Villanueva and gardens maintenance technician Scott Watson. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley seniors residence first in B.C. to garner approval

Sunridge Gardens in Murrayville meets new provincial standards amid COVID

Sunridge Gardens and its staff recently earned the new seal of approval accreditation from the BCSLA. That team included (left to right) recreation manager Jennifer Wasden, general manager Shannon Saunders, BC Seniors Living Association president Lee Coonfer, and Sunridge reception’s Bernadette Villanueva and gardens maintenance technician Scott Watson. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce brought 140 people together during its 35th annual golf tournament at Redwoods for its first in-person event in a year. (Langley Chamber/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley chamber celebrates creating community, marks 90th anniversary

In addition to advocating for locals, chamber has long honoured its members

Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce brought 140 people together during its 35th annual golf tournament at Redwoods for its first in-person event in a year. (Langley Chamber/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Silver medal winners, Team Noble Steed, included Rebecca Deil, left, and Emily Comeau. (KPU photo)

Student brewers bring home medals to Langley’s KPU campus

The beer competition saw local students shine in several categories

  • Sep 16, 2021
Silver medal winners, Team Noble Steed, included Rebecca Deil, left, and Emily Comeau. (KPU photo)
Envision is holding a shredding event in Langley on Saturday.

Envision helps fight ID theft and hunger in Langley

Shredding event runs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Willoughby this Saturday

Envision is holding a shredding event in Langley on Saturday.
Outgoing chamber of commerce president Brad Kiendl and his team have continued to lobby for the issues impacting Langley businesses – just as the chamber’s been doing for the last 90 years. (Black Press Media files)

Chamber’s accomplishments of note

As business advocates, the Langley chamber has achieved much through the years

Outgoing chamber of commerce president Brad Kiendl and his team have continued to lobby for the issues impacting Langley businesses – just as the chamber’s been doing for the last 90 years. (Black Press Media files)
Aldergrove Business association president Jodi Steeves was happy with the turnout for the third annual community garage sale held on Saturday, Aug. 22. More than 500 bargain hunters are estimated to have attended, based on map distribution. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Aldergrove businesses roll out red carpet for guests coming to Cruise-In

With 50,000 people known to attend, thousands of dollars will be spent locally

  • Sep 10, 2021
Aldergrove Business association president Jodi Steeves was happy with the turnout for the third annual community garage sale held on Saturday, Aug. 22. More than 500 bargain hunters are estimated to have attended, based on map distribution. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Focus West Logistics walked away as the winners at the 35th annual Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce golf tournament this past week at Redwoods – a near-sell-out event. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Near sell-out crowd take part in Langley chamber’s first in-person event in a year

35th annual golf tournament, held at Redwoods, brought 140 golfers together

Focus West Logistics walked away as the winners at the 35th annual Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce golf tournament this past week at Redwoods – a near-sell-out event. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
This year’s PNE prize home is located on McNally Creek Drive in South Surrey, was built by Langley builders from Distrikt Homes. The home is complete now, but Pecchia shared some of the pictures during the construction process. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO – Still time to get tickets: Langley builder creates prize home

Mike Pecchia was surprised to learn the PNE wanted one of his team’s houses

This year’s PNE prize home is located on McNally Creek Drive in South Surrey, was built by Langley builders from Distrikt Homes. The home is complete now, but Pecchia shared some of the pictures during the construction process. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Right below the Ricky’s sign, a new has appeared. The 64th Avenue restaurant now has a Famoso Pizzeria sign, as well. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Two eateries merge under one Langley roof

Ricky’s in Willowbrook has expanded its menu to include Italian food from Famoso Pizzeria

Right below the Ricky’s sign, a new has appeared. The 64th Avenue restaurant now has a Famoso Pizzeria sign, as well. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Kirstie Bouchard held down the fort Tuesday at her family’s downtown Langley City business. Sticky’s Candy is one of several Langley businesses re-crowned the community’s “favourite” in the Langley Advance Times Readers’ Choice competition. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Readers’ votes are huge boost for Langley businesses

Company owners are grateful for support from the community

Kirstie Bouchard held down the fort Tuesday at her family’s downtown Langley City business. Sticky’s Candy is one of several Langley businesses re-crowned the community’s “favourite” in the Langley Advance Times Readers’ Choice competition. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Last weekend was the end of Pick Up Picnics and the Downtown Langley Business Association celebrated a “successful” seven weeks with a Pick Up Picnic lunch and a concert in Douglas Park, said executive director Teri James. (CK Wright Photography/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley City picnic program benefits food bank

$5,200 gifted to Sources Langley after a seven-week campaign involving Envision and local eateries

  • Aug 20, 2021
Last weekend was the end of Pick Up Picnics and the Downtown Langley Business Association celebrated a “successful” seven weeks with a Pick Up Picnic lunch and a concert in Douglas Park, said executive director Teri James. (CK Wright Photography/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Belinda Jaster (left) submitted a list of her favourite local businesses, and in doing so, won the draw for a $250 Save-On-Foods gift card presented by Advance Times publisher Lisa Farquharson. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

READERS’ CHOICE: Record votes cast for 2021

More readers than ever showed their love for Langley businesses

Belinda Jaster (left) submitted a list of her favourite local businesses, and in doing so, won the draw for a $250 Save-On-Foods gift card presented by Advance Times publisher Lisa Farquharson. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
This is one of the coolest taprooms in the world, as selected by the 2021 Craft Beer Marketing Awards. It’s in Langley, at the Smugglers’ Trail Caskworks in Walnut Grove. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Where can you find one of the best taprooms in the world? Langley, that’s where.

World-wide competition gives gold ‘Crushie’ to Smugglers’ Trail Caskworks in Walnut Grove

This is one of the coolest taprooms in the world, as selected by the 2021 Craft Beer Marketing Awards. It’s in Langley, at the Smugglers’ Trail Caskworks in Walnut Grove. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Kustom Koach is closing after nearly 60 years in business in Aldergrove. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove’s Kustom Koach closing after 61 years of business

RV Centre was owned and operated by resident by Carl Carstensen until his passing in 2007

Kustom Koach is closing after nearly 60 years in business in Aldergrove. (Special to The Star)
Dr. Renee Ferguson checked out a Jack Russell terrier. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley vet earns high industry praise

Mountain View team given national accolades as best practice of the year

Dr. Renee Ferguson checked out a Jack Russell terrier. (Langley Advance Times files)
Envision director Ken Voth topped up the donation to wildfire victims by donating a further $10,000 to Food Bank BC. (Envision Financial/Special to Langley Advance Times)

$50K infusion helps feed B.C. wildfire victims

Envision Financial and its members come through with donations to Food Bank BC

Envision director Ken Voth topped up the donation to wildfire victims by donating a further $10,000 to Food Bank BC. (Envision Financial/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek and Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd. Vice-president of Food and Beverage Todd Pollock tuck into some burgers at the debut of the company’s new food truck in Langley City at the Cascades Casino Resort on Wednesday, July 21. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek and Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd. Vice-president of Food and Beverage Todd Pollock tuck into some burgers at the debut of the company’s new food truck in Langley City at the Cascades Casino Resort on Wednesday, July 21. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)