Langley City

Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek and Councillor Teri James clashed over a letter that suggested firefighters could handle more types of medical calls (file)

VIDEO: Langley City mayor and some members of council clash over Delta letter

Call to have firefighters handle more medical cases signed without consultation, critics complained

Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek and Councillor Teri James clashed over a letter that suggested firefighters could handle more types of medical calls (file)
Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen said the passing of Bill-C7 ‘is a horrible outcome for vulnerable Canadians’ because it allows people with disabilities and mental illnesses who are not near the natural end of their lives to opt for euthanasia (file)

Approval of expanded medical assistance in dying law blasted by Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen

Including people with disabilities and mental illnesses ‘ultimate form of ableist oppression’

Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen said the passing of Bill-C7 ‘is a horrible outcome for vulnerable Canadians’ because it allows people with disabilities and mental illnesses who are not near the natural end of their lives to opt for euthanasia (file)
Anti-bigotry activist Cran Campbell says even when hateful comments are taken down, they are quickly reposted. His comments coincided with release of a new poll on Sunday, March 31, that showed seven in 10 Canadians are worried about the degree of racism in the country (Langley Advance Times file)

Racist posts are staying up longer online, Langley anti-hate activist says

A new poll shows most Canadians are worried about the extent of racism in the country

Anti-bigotry activist Cran Campbell says even when hateful comments are taken down, they are quickly reposted. His comments coincided with release of a new poll on Sunday, March 31, that showed seven in 10 Canadians are worried about the degree of racism in the country (Langley Advance Times file)
Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen (top L) and Yorkton-Melville MP Cathay Wagantal, the Conservative party veterans affairs shadow minister (bottom L), will be featured speakers at a virtual town hall on Saturday, April 3, organized by a group of students at École Salish Secondary School, with moderators Joanne Park and Dario F. (Top) and Joon Sohn and Seline Luc (bottom) (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen (top L) and Yorkton-Melville MP Cathay Wagantal, the Conservative party veterans affairs shadow minister (bottom L), will be featured speakers at a virtual town hall on Saturday, April 3, organized by a group of students at École Salish Secondary School, with moderators Joanne Park and Dario F. (Top) and Joon Sohn and Seline Luc (bottom) (Special to Langley Advance Times)
John Aldag chats about his time in office and what’s next for him. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
John Aldag chats about his time in office and what’s next for him. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
A 30-metre pedestrian bridge near 208th Street was lifted out by a crane and transported to a shop where old lead-based paint can be safely stripped off (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Second Langley City bridge goes in for some work

Removed because old lead-based paint posed a potential problem for fish-bearing waterway

A 30-metre pedestrian bridge near 208th Street was lifted out by a crane and transported to a shop where old lead-based paint can be safely stripped off (Special to Langley Advance Times)
At 53, Langley City resident John Lombard has entered a reality-TV fitness challenge, getting workouts in at Sandcastle Fitness in Surrey and posting about his progress to social media (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Battling his ‘dad bod’

Langley City man enters reality show competition to get fitter

At 53, Langley City resident John Lombard has entered a reality-TV fitness challenge, getting workouts in at Sandcastle Fitness in Surrey and posting about his progress to social media (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Councillor Rudy Storteboom said it was ‘great’ the City can still support community groups despite the pandemic (file)
Councillor Rudy Storteboom said it was ‘great’ the City can still support community groups despite the pandemic (file)
For International Women’s Day, March 8, Langley City mayor Val van den Broek issued a statement in praise of strong women (file)

‘Here’s to strong women’ says Langley City mayor

For International Women’s Day, val van den Broek called for an end to discrimination

For International Women’s Day, March 8, Langley City mayor Val van den Broek issued a statement in praise of strong women (file)
Registration for Choose to Move and ActivAge courses for seniors fitness are being accepted by Langley City (file)
Registration for Choose to Move and ActivAge courses for seniors fitness are being accepted by Langley City (file)
In May 2020, an accidental discharge dumped 1,400 litres of diesel fuel into a fish-bearing stream near the border of Langley City and Township by the airport. (file)

New Langley City watercourse protection regulations will hike fines, toughen enforcement

Measures would speed up testing for contaminants and increase most fines from $100 to $500

In May 2020, an accidental discharge dumped 1,400 litres of diesel fuel into a fish-bearing stream near the border of Langley City and Township by the airport. (file)
Werner Klann with one of his Mason Bee homes, in Langley City’s Sendall Botanical Gardens (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Why Werner Klann is putting up Mason Bee homes in a Langley City park

One-man campaign to educate the public about ‘super pollinators’ comes to Sendall Gardens

Werner Klann with one of his Mason Bee homes, in Langley City’s Sendall Botanical Gardens (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Construction of the new Birch replacement building for low-income seniors could begin this summer, said the executive director of the Langley Lions Housing Society (file)
Construction of the new Birch replacement building for low-income seniors could begin this summer, said the executive director of the Langley Lions Housing Society (file)
An agreement between the City and the Langley Lions Housing Society would set out income and age requirements for the new Birch replacement building (Langley City image)

Agreement on seniors rental building a first for Langley City

Sets several conditions to ensure project is affordable for low- and moderate-income seniors

An agreement between the City and the Langley Lions Housing Society would set out income and age requirements for the new Birch replacement building (Langley City image)
TransLink’s Mayors Council wants to expand from their pilot electric buses (left) to a fleet of more than 600 in 10 years. On the right is an old-school electric trolley bus. (TransLink)
TransLink’s Mayors Council wants to expand from their pilot electric buses (left) to a fleet of more than 600 in 10 years. On the right is an old-school electric trolley bus. (TransLink)
Langley RCMP were called to a cul-de-sac on 199th Street near 53rd Avenue early Wednesday, March 3, 2021 after several shots were fired. One person was arrested. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley RCMP were called to a cul-de-sac on 199th Street near 53rd Avenue early Wednesday, March 3, 2021 after several shots were fired. One person was arrested. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
An artist’s rendering of what the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain station would look like at 166th Street in Surrey. (TransLink)

LETTER: Langley City staff shouldn’t be dabbling in investing with public money

Resident disagrees with City’s financial direction

  • Mar 1, 2021
An artist’s rendering of what the Surrey-Langley SkyTrain station would look like at 166th Street in Surrey. (TransLink)
It may be half-demolished, but the West Country Hotel in Langley City lived on, online, as of Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021 (web image)

Langley City’s West Country Hotel lives on, online

Someone forgot to take the website offline when the building was to be demolished

It may be half-demolished, but the West Country Hotel in Langley City lived on, online, as of Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021 (web image)
Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen spoke on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, against proposed amendments to MAiD that would make more groups eligible, calling the Senate amendments a ‘Frankenstein bill’ (House of Commons video image)

OPINION: The grim future of palliative care in British Columbia

Takeover of Delta Hospice by Fraser Health is a major step toward the dismantling of palliative care in B.C.

  • Feb 26, 2021
Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen spoke on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, against proposed amendments to MAiD that would make more groups eligible, calling the Senate amendments a ‘Frankenstein bill’ (House of Commons video image)
Langley City Coun. Nathan Pachal related how his father struggled with addiction during a discussion about a proposed overdose prevention site at the Monday, Feb. 22 council meeting (Langley City Council video image)
Langley City Coun. Nathan Pachal related how his father struggled with addiction during a discussion about a proposed overdose prevention site at the Monday, Feb. 22 council meeting (Langley City Council video image)