municipal politics

Candy Ashdown is running for Langley School Board of Education again. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Ashdown makes run to regain Langley City school board seat

From 2011 to 2014, she was a second-generation trustee

 

Surrey city hall. (File photo: Anna Burns)

Surrey council refuses to apologize to 7 residents who were barred from meetings

‘We sure as hell weren’t vindicated,’ said Annie Kaps, one of the residents

 

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AT YOUR SERVICE – Langley Township should consider schools for future cooling centres

Question-and-answer feature calling on those elected to office in Langley

 

Langley City mayor Val van den Broek has made allegations of bullying and harassment against unnamed councillors, saying she has endured “name calling, intimidation, personal attacks and facial mocking and mimicking during council meetings, events and community meetings, by other Langley City council members.”(file)

Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek claims she has been subject to bullying and harassment by other council members

Claims she has endured ‘name calling, intimidation, personal attacks and facial mocking and mimicking’

Langley City mayor Val van den Broek has made allegations of bullying and harassment against unnamed councillors, saying she has endured “name calling, intimidation, personal attacks and facial mocking and mimicking during council meetings, events and community meetings, by other Langley City council members.”(file)
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AT YOUR SERVICE: In light of SkyTrain coming, Langley City embarks on parking study

Question-and-answer feature calling on those elected to office in Langley

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Liberal Sukh Dhaliwal speaks to supporters in Surrey after winning his riding of Surrey-Newton in 2021. (File photo: Tom Zillich)

Surrey MP Sukh Dhaliwal enters race for mayor, reveals new United Surrey slate

Julie Tapley, former Surrey NDP MP Jasbir Sandhu, Becky Zhou and Jeff Bridge are running for a council seat with United Surrey. More candidates will be announced over the summer, Dhaliwal says

Liberal Sukh Dhaliwal speaks to supporters in Surrey after winning his riding of Surrey-Newton in 2021. (File photo: Tom Zillich)
Deb Jack, of Surrey Environmental Partners, stands in front of a Sequoia near city hall. Jack says she wonders where the Safe Surrey Coalition’s petition to save the tree will be submitted, considering it’s the SSC majority on council that makes development decisions. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Petition to save Surrey tree raises eyebrows

Safe Surrey Coalition says it collected 10K electronic signatures to save Sequoia from developer who says it is not at risk

Deb Jack, of Surrey Environmental Partners, stands in front of a Sequoia near city hall. Jack says she wonders where the Safe Surrey Coalition’s petition to save the tree will be submitted, considering it’s the SSC majority on council that makes development decisions. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk)
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AT YOUR SERVICE – Most on council say parks and rec plans address future growth

Question-and-answer feature calling on those elected to office in Langley

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AT YOUR SERVICE: Langley City ponders cannabis retail policy

Question-and-answer feature calling on those elected to office in Langley

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Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum presenting his State of the City address on June 1. (File photo: Lauren Collins)

Safe Surrey Coalition promises to bring SkyTrain to Newton if re-elected

Brenda Locke, of Surrey Connect, calls the promise ‘a re-announcement of a re-announcement’

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum presenting his State of the City address on June 1. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Michael Chang is running for Langley Township council this fall. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Businessman who organized Korean War memorial runs for Langley Township council

Michael Chang is making his second run for local office

Michael Chang is running for Langley Township council this fall. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
An online petition by Leith White (right) demands details of the investigation that found Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek (inset) guilty of “conduct unbecoming a member of City council.” (File)

Petition says investigation into Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek’s conduct must be made public

Makes ‘no sense’ to suspend van den Broek when neighbouring Surrey mayor isn’t, organizer says

An online petition by Leith White (right) demands details of the investigation that found Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek (inset) guilty of “conduct unbecoming a member of City council.” (File)
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AT YOUR SERVICE – More ALR land needs to be used for farming: Most of council

Question-and-answer feature calling on those elected to office in Langley

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AT YOUR SERVICE: Best use of industrial land paramount to Langley City councillors

Question-and-answer feature calling on those elected to office in Langley

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Eric Woodward is running for mayor in Langley Township. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Woodward announces run for mayor of Langley Township

The councillor will face Blair Whitmarsh in the Oct. 15 vote

Eric Woodward is running for mayor in Langley Township. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township Councillor Blair Whitmarsh has announced he is running for mayor this fall. (Blair Whitmarsh/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Whitmarsh announces run for Langley Township mayor’s seat

The two-term councillor is the first to announce he will be running this fall

Langley Township Councillor Blair Whitmarsh has announced he is running for mayor this fall. (Blair Whitmarsh/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley Township Mayor Jack Froese is retiring and will not run again in this fall’s municipal election. (Langley Advance Times files)

VIDEO: Froese not running for mayor again in Langley Township

He made the announcement official at Monday’s council meeting

Langley Township Mayor Jack Froese is retiring and will not run again in this fall’s municipal election. (Langley Advance Times files)
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AT YOUR SERVICE: Most of council content with current pothole repairs

Question-and-answer feature calling on those elected to office in Langley

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Hockey fans load up on beer at a bar in Edmonton on Dec. 31, 2011. The southern Alberta town of Raymond — dry since it was founded more than 100 years ago — is asking residents if they are for or against restaurants serving alcohol. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

‘We’ll see where it goes’: dry Alberta town surveys citizens on its alcohol ban

Raymond, about 240 kilometres south of Calgary, does not allow alcohol service in any establishment

Hockey fans load up on beer at a bar in Edmonton on Dec. 31, 2011. The southern Alberta town of Raymond — dry since it was founded more than 100 years ago — is asking residents if they are for or against restaurants serving alcohol. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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AT YOUR SERVICE: Empty homes can be safety concern, but not huge concern in City

Question-and-answer feature calling on those elected to office in Langley

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