history

Parks Canada moving past colonial narratives to paint larger picture of nation’s history

Fort Langley National Historic Site will not hold Brigade Days due to COVID-19 restrictions

 

30 years after Oka crisis, Kanesatake land claims remain unresolved

Serge Simon, the current Grand Chief of Kanesatake, vividly remembers the events of July 11, 1990

 

Flaps up and prepare for lift off: Langley museum ready to take flight again

Canadian Museum of Flight re-opens to the public, after three months of behind the scene’s work

  • Jun 28, 2020

 

PICTURES: Heritage Rail Players visit railway station in Cloverdale

Still no decisions on whether or not Surrey’s heritage rail will open in 2020

Langley’s farm museum opens but with precautions

The biggest change is the volunteer-run museum can no longer demonstrate its heritage machines

B.C. museum releases more than 16,000 historical photos of Indigenous life

Digitized images preserved and shared with Indigenous communities

Buildings demolished in Fort Langley core

The site at Glover and Church street has been proposed for eventual development

BCHF conference once again slated for Cloverdale

Surrey Historical Society to host 2021 history conference

A pin to remember the liberation of the Netherlands

Langley-Aldergrove MP invites residents to contact office to obtain 75th anniversary memento

LETTER: Langley fashion show sparks memories

Send your letter to the editor via email to editor@langleyadvancetimes.com.

  • Mar 18, 2020

Langley Then and Now: Farmers form road gang back in 1950

From the files of the local community newspaper.

  • Mar 3, 2020

Hidden message connects Castlegar homeowners decades apart

The Rodgers family was surprised when a message fell out of the walls as they were renovating

Thumbprint, hairbrush: Franklin wreck in Nunavut waters reveals sailors’ lives

In 2019, the Parks Canada team produced extraordinary images of the HMS Terror

Kamloops sculptor casting Canada’s forefathers in bronze

Four of Canada’s early prime ministers will be cast in bronze at a shop in Knutsford, B.C.

  • Feb 9, 2020

Through Your Lens: Blacksmithing at the Fort

This week’s photo from the public was taken at the Fort Langley National Historic Site

  • Feb 1, 2020

Lost ancient kingdom sparked myths of King Arthur

The real history is most likely more interesting than the legends

Couple’s love of Oak Bay Beach Hotel leads to purchase of strata unit

The best of both worlds in hotel condo

  • Dec 11, 2019

Remembrance Day: Langley played a part in Britain’s war in South Africa

The last living veteran of the Boer War died in Aldergrove at age 111

Artist Robert Amos paints Victoria

Painter is also an art writer and art historian

  • Sep 27, 2019

Mystery Langley lands needed for pipeline project left off records for years

The tiny slivers of land were lost due to some kind of error