Langley City

Demolition of the West Country Hotel in Langley City on 56th Avenue near 202nd Street got underway on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. The site will be redeveloped for a rental housing project. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley City’s West Country Hotel is demolished

Redevelopment plans call for six-storey rental building with at least 20 per cent below-market rates

 

Langley City Council has approved a 4.68 per cent tax increase (Langley Advance Times file)

Langley City council gives final approval to financial plan

Will mean an average 4.68 per cent property tax increase

 

To prevent possible contamination of the Nicomekl River, Langley City crews lifted out this pedestrian bridge for sandblasting and refinishing (Photo by Steve Brown/Langley City)

Why a Langley City pedestrian bridge had to be removed altogether for repainting

Span located in an environmentally sensitive area will return

To prevent possible contamination of the Nicomekl River, Langley City crews lifted out this pedestrian bridge for sandblasting and refinishing (Photo by Steve Brown/Langley City)
A report presented to Langley City Council says the municipality needs to build more affordable housing to meet projected demand (Langley Advance Times file)

More townhouses, affordable housing needed in Langley City, report says

Langley City housing needs report projects increased demand

A report presented to Langley City Council says the municipality needs to build more affordable housing to meet projected demand (Langley Advance Times file)
Doctors should not face “coercion and professional bullying” if they oppose medical assistance in dying (MAID), said Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen, speaking in support of a fellow Conservative MP’s proposal for a ‘physician conscience rights protection bill.’(file)

Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen backs bill to allow doctors to refuse MAID

Similar to 2016 proposal by late Langley MP Mark Warawa, Jansen said

Doctors should not face “coercion and professional bullying” if they oppose medical assistance in dying (MAID), said Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen, speaking in support of a fellow Conservative MP’s proposal for a ‘physician conscience rights protection bill.’(file)
A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a UHN COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Langley City offers sites for mass vaccination

Fraser Health to decide which sites, if any, to use

A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a UHN COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Langley’s Violet Flannigan, 4, will be appearing on the three-day Variety Show of Hearts telethon that begins Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 (Video image)
Langley’s Violet Flannigan, 4, will be appearing on the three-day Variety Show of Hearts telethon that begins Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 (Video image)
Chandra Surinak shared a picture of the Brydon Lagoon fountain as the deep freeze took hold last week, and began creating ice forms around the fountain base. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Feb 16, 2021
Chandra Surinak shared a picture of the Brydon Lagoon fountain as the deep freeze took hold last week, and began creating ice forms around the fountain base. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley City Council has given preliminary approval to a projected 4.68 per cent tax increase (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Proposed tax hikes one step closer after Langley City vote

Final approval expected later this month to 4.68 per cent increase

Langley City Council has given preliminary approval to a projected 4.68 per cent tax increase (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
City crews will be taking lights down around the downtown this weekend. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley City Christmas lights are coming down, later than usual

City was ‘determined to provide some holiday cheer for the community’ by leaving up into February

City crews will be taking lights down around the downtown this weekend. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
The Nicomekl River District Neighbourhood Plan area extends from 196 Street in the west to 208 Street in the east, envisioning four ‘zones’ along the route (Special to Langley Advance Times)

A river runs through it: Online open house planned for Langley City Nicomekl River plan

Would divide river corridor into four zones to guide future planning

The Nicomekl River District Neighbourhood Plan area extends from 196 Street in the west to 208 Street in the east, envisioning four ‘zones’ along the route (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Image of proposed five-storey building at 20172 53A Ave. An online public hearing is set for Monday, Feb. 8. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Online hearing set for Monday on proposed apartment building in Langley City

Will require variances to fit on narrow lot, staff report says

Image of proposed five-storey building at 20172 53A Ave. An online public hearing is set for Monday, Feb. 8. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Move on after ‘ghost town’ comment

Letter writer praises all the efforts being made by her MP

  • Feb 3, 2021
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Langley City Hall. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley City asks for input on proposed property tax hike

City is facing the loss of casino revenues into 2021

Langley City Hall. (Langley Advance Times files)
Rich Coleman (above) and Mary Polak (below) are finding new paths post-politics. (Langley Advance Times files)

New directions for former Langley Liberal MLAs

Mary Polak and Rich Coleman represented the Langley and Langley East ridings

Rich Coleman (above) and Mary Polak (below) are finding new paths post-politics. (Langley Advance Times files)
Some of the many hand-craft cards made by staffers at the Langley Adult Day Program, which is operated by the Langley Senior Resources Society (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Some of the many hand-craft cards made by staffers at the Langley Adult Day Program, which is operated by the Langley Senior Resources Society (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Two people were attacked and killed on this Langley City street in 2001. The man responsible was denied day parole in a just-released decision. (file)

Man who murdered Langley couple in 2001 denied day parole

William James McCotter considered in ‘highest category to commit a new domestic assault’

Two people were attacked and killed on this Langley City street in 2001. The man responsible was denied day parole in a just-released decision. (file)
A Langley City graphic shows what the future core could look like. A virtual open house on the proposed new Official Community Plan will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

New Official Community Plan charts a potential future for Langley City

A virtual public hearing on the proposed OCP is set for Tuesday, Feb. 9

A Langley City graphic shows what the future core could look like. A virtual open house on the proposed new Official Community Plan will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 9.
Langley City Coun. Gayle Martin was ‘appalled’ by Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen’s Commons comment calling the city a ‘ghost town’ (file)

VIDEO: Langley council presses MP to explain ‘ghost town’ comment

Response by Cloverdale-Langley City Conservative MP Tamara Jansen failed to answer question: Martin

Langley City Coun. Gayle Martin was ‘appalled’ by Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen’s Commons comment calling the city a ‘ghost town’ (file)