Families

Saskatoon Police Deputy Chief Randy Huisman speaks at a media event, regarding the case of reported missing woman Dawn Walker and her son, in Saskatoon, Monday, August 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards

‘Elaborate ruse’: U.S. prosecutor says Saskatoon mother in custody dispute faked deaths

48-year-old Dawn Marie Walker is being detained as a flight risk in Oregon

 

Get your family ready for back to school with a visit to Allard Dental Centre in Langley

Smile all summer with tips from this Langley family dentist!

Schedule dental check-ups for the whole family before busy back-to-school activities

  • Aug 8, 2022

 

For a free hearing consultation and more care tips, call Kim Galick at Ears Hearing Clinic , 604-427-2828 or email info@earslangley.com . Find Ears Hearing at Unit C 20568 56 Ave. in Langley, online at earslangley.com and on Facebook .

Care tips for your hearing aids this summer

Avoid moisture, clean hearing aids regularly, and make the most of summer!

  • Jul 25, 2022

 

Bring your whole family to Allard Dental Centre in Langley for a stress-free checkup this summer.

Why healthy teeth make for happy students

Summer is the perfect time for Langley children to visit the dentist

  • Jul 18, 2022
Bring your whole family to Allard Dental Centre in Langley for a stress-free checkup this summer.
Canadian loonie coins are pictured in Vancouver, Sept. 22, 2011. Money is still considered a taboo topic or private matter, which is why many people avoid sparking up conversations about their personal finances with friends, colleagues and even family. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Start talking to your kids about money at an early age, experts say

Early money talk will help them develop a healthy relationship with their own finances one day

Canadian loonie coins are pictured in Vancouver, Sept. 22, 2011. Money is still considered a taboo topic or private matter, which is why many people avoid sparking up conversations about their personal finances with friends, colleagues and even family. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Produce is shown in a grocery store in Toronto. A recent survey says a quarter of Canadians are cutting back on essentials like food, housing and utilities due to rampant inflation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Canadian household budgets stretched thin as inflation, interest rates rise: Survey

MNP poll finds nearly half of respondents are reining in non-essential spending on outings

Produce is shown in a grocery store in Toronto. A recent survey says a quarter of Canadians are cutting back on essentials like food, housing and utilities due to rampant inflation. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
The Nouissers stand outside their Peachland, B.C. home which was the scene of an armed police response that may have been predicted by a swatting call on Apr. 16, 2022 (Photo/Gary Barnes)

‘What am I charged with?’ B.C. couple seeks RCMP apology after suspected swatting call

“They marched through my house with guns drawn going ‘clear’, top floor clear.’”

The Nouissers stand outside their Peachland, B.C. home which was the scene of an armed police response that may have been predicted by a swatting call on Apr. 16, 2022 (Photo/Gary Barnes)
At Ears Hearing Clinic in Langley, Kim Galick has provided exceptional, personalized service for over 25 years

How to improve your hearing

Practice may make it easier for your brain to identify speech and other sounds you want to hear

  • Jun 20, 2022
At Ears Hearing Clinic in Langley, Kim Galick has provided exceptional, personalized service for over 25 years
Bev Dornan chairs the LCSS board while Sanjeev Nand is the executive director. The organization started in 1971. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley agency that started out in a 1916 barn marks 50th anniversary

Programs and services offered are based on the needs of the Langley community, and are offered free

Bev Dornan chairs the LCSS board while Sanjeev Nand is the executive director. The organization started in 1971. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Summer is for play and fun, but there is time for more. For most kids, they can build lasting seasonal memories and also have time to keep up skills they will need when the new school year begins.

Langley Sylvan Learning Centre: Summer Brain Training

School will be out soon, and creating the right balance between summertime…

  • May 23, 2022
Summer is for play and fun, but there is time for more. For most kids, they can build lasting seasonal memories and also have time to keep up skills they will need when the new school year begins.
“When it comes to hearing aids, there’s a lot of choice! A hearing professional can help explain your options, and make recommendations based on your priorities,” says Kim Galick, owner of Ears Hearing Clinic in Langley.

The best hearing aid? Different features for different needs

Learn how hearing aids work in different situations to help choose the best hearing aid for you

  • May 16, 2022
“When it comes to hearing aids, there’s a lot of choice! A hearing professional can help explain your options, and make recommendations based on your priorities,” says Kim Galick, owner of Ears Hearing Clinic in Langley.
All participants who sign up for Sweatin’ for Science are automatically entered to win the grand prize, but they can also gain extra entries by following @sweatinforscience on Instagram, liking the post announcing the grand prize, tagging friends and sharing it to their stories.

Win a two night stay at Westin Whistler with Sweatin’ for Science

The Science Fair Foundation BC’s biggest fundraiser, Sweatin’ for Science Space Edition…

  • May 9, 2022
All participants who sign up for Sweatin’ for Science are automatically entered to win the grand prize, but they can also gain extra entries by following @sweatinforscience on Instagram, liking the post announcing the grand prize, tagging friends and sharing it to their stories.
Mental health

How hearing can affect your mental health

Self care means taking time for your needs, including consulting professionals for support

  • Apr 18, 2022
Mental health
British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday, July 3, 2020. New provincial family court rules in British Columbia meant to resolve legal matters without going to court have been called “effective” by the province, but some lawyers and advocates say they don’t adequately address the needs of victims of intimate partner violence. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

B.C. family court mediation not adequate for domestic violence victims: advocates

Groups caution mediation process risks repeating power imbalances

British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday, July 3, 2020. New provincial family court rules in British Columbia meant to resolve legal matters without going to court have been called “effective” by the province, but some lawyers and advocates say they don’t adequately address the needs of victims of intimate partner violence. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
For a free hearing consultation, call Kim Galick at Ears Hearing Clinic, 604-427-2828 or email info@earslangley.com.

Connecting with loved ones is key to reducing stress in challenging times

Hearing empowers us, and helps us live healthy lives without limitations

  • Mar 21, 2022
For a free hearing consultation, call Kim Galick at Ears Hearing Clinic, 604-427-2828 or email info@earslangley.com.
Jen Pavel, an experienced homestay mom, said that kids brought “wonderful” experiences to her life which she believes her family would not have experienced otherwise. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley School District wants families to show generosity

International students coming to neighbourhood seeking homestay facilities

Jen Pavel, an experienced homestay mom, said that kids brought “wonderful” experiences to her life which she believes her family would not have experienced otherwise. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Even in an ideal situation, being the executor of an estate takes time, energy and extensive administrative skills. An estate lawyer can track down documents and approvals during business hours, and brings years of expertise that can simplify your responsibilities.

Losing a loved one is hard enough. Let a lawyer help administer the estate.

What is probate, when is it required, and how can a lawyer simplify the process?

  • Mar 14, 2022
Even in an ideal situation, being the executor of an estate takes time, energy and extensive administrative skills. An estate lawyer can track down documents and approvals during business hours, and brings years of expertise that can simplify your responsibilities.
Statistics Canada says public health measures introduced during the pandemic were likely important drivers of the relatively low number of divorces in 2020. Pixabay photo

Divorces granted in Canada have dropped sharply, new Statistics Canada report shows

Canada granted fewer divorces last year than any year since 1973

Statistics Canada says public health measures introduced during the pandemic were likely important drivers of the relatively low number of divorces in 2020. Pixabay photo
Museum president Bruce Friesen greeted visitors on to the Canadian Museum of Flight free Family Day weekend 2021 (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley residents still have options when it comes to Family Day activitis

Family Day is Monday, Feb. 21 but local activities start as early as Saturday, Feb. 19

Museum president Bruce Friesen greeted visitors on to the Canadian Museum of Flight free Family Day weekend 2021 (Langley Advance Times files)
Dr. Rebecca Deyell, pediatric oncologist at BC Children’s Hospital, with Ellie, treated for a rare childhood cancer at BC Children’s Hospital. Thanks to vital donor support, researchers can explore uncharted paths and treatment options for children like Ellie.

Ellie’s journey: Rare condition points to critical research need

BC Children’s Hospital shares need for increased research for childhood cancers

  • Dec 27, 2021
Dr. Rebecca Deyell, pediatric oncologist at BC Children’s Hospital, with Ellie, treated for a rare childhood cancer at BC Children’s Hospital. Thanks to vital donor support, researchers can explore uncharted paths and treatment options for children like Ellie.