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WEB POLL: Getting a flu shot this year?

It’s not as serious as COVID, but who wants to get sick at all?

  • Oct 15, 2021

 

A traffic jam on Highway One in Langley in 2020. (Drive BC)

WEB POLL: Higher taxes on gas-burning cars?

Should there be a financial penalty for those who continue to pump CO2 into the skies?

  • Oct 7, 2021

 

WEB POLL: What’s your top priority for MPs heading back to Parliament?

Healthcare, COVID, jobs, or climate?

  • Sep 24, 2021

 

Dr. Bonnie Henry announced this week that all health care workers in B.C. must be vaccinated. (B.C. government photo)

WEB POLL: Do you agree with the plan to vaccinate all health care workers?

All doctors, nurses, and volunteers must be vaccinated by late October

Dr. Bonnie Henry announced this week that all health care workers in B.C. must be vaccinated. (B.C. government photo)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry looks on as Health Minister Adrian Dix speaks during a news conference at the legislature in Victoria, Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. Dix admonished those who refuse to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and have staged protests against the province’s vaccine passport plan, saying it’s both foolish to refuse a vaccination and disrespectful to protest and potentially interfere with the care of hospital patients. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

WEB POLL: Should vaccinations be mandatory for teachers?

School staff don’t have to be vaccinated, those working with the elderly do

  • Sep 10, 2021
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry looks on as Health Minister Adrian Dix speaks during a news conference at the legislature in Victoria, Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. Dix admonished those who refuse to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and have staged protests against the province’s vaccine passport plan, saying it’s both foolish to refuse a vaccination and disrespectful to protest and potentially interfere with the care of hospital patients. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Photo credit Lindsay Fox/EcigaretteReviewed.com

WEB POLL: Should Canada ban flavoured vaping products?

The federal government is considering a ban

Photo credit Lindsay Fox/EcigaretteReviewed.com
B.C. joins Quebec in bringing in vaccination passports. (Canadian Press/Graham Hughes)

POLL: Are vaccination passports the way to go

B.C. announced vaccination cards or ‘passports’ are coming

  • Aug 28, 2021
B.C. joins Quebec in bringing in vaccination passports. (Canadian Press/Graham Hughes)

WEB POLL: Election timing

The federal election is Sept. 20

  • Aug 24, 2021
B.C. Wildfire Service dropped fire retardant on a wildland fire in Laidlaw on Aug. 12, 2021. (Hope Fire Department/ Submitted)

WEB POLL: Stop building oil pipelines?

Should Canada keep building pipelines, or not?

  • Aug 13, 2021
B.C. Wildfire Service dropped fire retardant on a wildland fire in Laidlaw on Aug. 12, 2021. (Hope Fire Department/ Submitted)
A help wanted sign is displayed at car wash in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. Statistics Canada will reveal this morning how the labour market fared in July as restrictions meant to quell the COVID-19 pandemic were rolled back in many provinces. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Michael Conroy

WEB POLL: Have you changed jobs as a result of the pandemic?

Unemployment in B.C. is down, but many people have left their old job behind

A help wanted sign is displayed at car wash in Indianapolis, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. Statistics Canada will reveal this morning how the labour market fared in July as restrictions meant to quell the COVID-19 pandemic were rolled back in many provinces. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Michael Conroy
BCER Interurban Car 1401, an Ottawa Car Company built in 1910, has arrived at Langley Prairie Station  on its way to Chilliwack in late 1949, with St. Louis Car Company’s 1913-built 1320 in tow as well as a BCER-built 1300 car with the conductor leaning out of vestibule door.  The station was re-built by July 1928 after a fire while the vehicle at the left (light colour) indicates a late 1940s model and a 1930s truck.
Photo by Ernie Les Plant / BC Hydro - G.E. MacDonell Collection

WEB POLL: Would you use the Interurban line?

The province is giving the line, shuttered for almost 70 years, renewed consideration

BCER Interurban Car 1401, an Ottawa Car Company built in 1910, has arrived at Langley Prairie Station  on its way to Chilliwack in late 1949, with St. Louis Car Company’s 1913-built 1320 in tow as well as a BCER-built 1300 car with the conductor leaning out of vestibule door.  The station was re-built by July 1928 after a fire while the vehicle at the left (light colour) indicates a late 1940s model and a 1930s truck.
Photo by Ernie Les Plant / BC Hydro - G.E. MacDonell Collection
Workers install solar panels at a photovoltaic power station in Hami in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Monday Aug. 22, 2011. The Biden administration's solar power ambitions are colliding with complaints the global industry depends on Chinese raw materials that might be produced by forced labor. One big hurdle is polysilicon from Xinjiang, commonly used to make photovoltaic cells for solar panels. (Chinatopix via AP)

WEB POLL: Should B.C. mandate more environmentally friendly buildings?

Tightening building codes could cut greenhouse gas and energy use

Workers install solar panels at a photovoltaic power station in Hami in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Monday Aug. 22, 2011. The Biden administration's solar power ambitions are colliding with complaints the global industry depends on Chinese raw materials that might be produced by forced labor. One big hurdle is polysilicon from Xinjiang, commonly used to make photovoltaic cells for solar panels. (Chinatopix via AP)
Wildfire in Lytton, B.C., seen on June 30, 2021. (@guyatsfu/Twitter)
Wildfire in Lytton, B.C., seen on June 30, 2021. (@guyatsfu/Twitter)
2020 Elections BC photo from Twitter

WEB POLL: End per-vote political party funding in B.C.?

The governement is considering changes to the system soon

  • Jun 25, 2021
2020 Elections BC photo from Twitter
Demonstrators make their way through downtown Kelowna during a solidarity march and rally in Kelowna for blockaders at Vancouver Island’s Fairy Creek watershed on June 5. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

WEB POLL: End or continue old growth logging in B.C.?

The Fairy Creek standoff has put old growth logging back in the spotlight

Demonstrators make their way through downtown Kelowna during a solidarity march and rally in Kelowna for blockaders at Vancouver Island’s Fairy Creek watershed on June 5. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
A electric car is seen getting charged at parking lot in Tsawwassen, near Vancouver B.C., April, 6, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

WEB POLL: Will your next car use batteries or fossil fuels?

Electric vehicle ownership is rising fast in B.C.

  • May 27, 2021
A electric car is seen getting charged at parking lot in Tsawwassen, near Vancouver B.C., April, 6, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Black Press file photo

WEB POLL: Confident enough in our COVID progress to make summer plans?

Too early, or already planning for a barbecue?

  • May 20, 2021
Black Press file photo
A bullet hole is seen in the windshield of an RCMP vehicle approximately 4 km from Vancouver International Airport after a one person was killed during a shooting outside the international departures terminal at the airport, in Richmond, B.C., Sunday, May 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

WEB POLL: Do you worry about being in the line of fire in the Lower Mainland gang war?

There have been two high profile shootings just in Langley since April

  • May 13, 2021
A bullet hole is seen in the windshield of an RCMP vehicle approximately 4 km from Vancouver International Airport after a one person was killed during a shooting outside the international departures terminal at the airport, in Richmond, B.C., Sunday, May 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
This Milner motel is being transformed into Langley’s second major supportive housing project, according to BC Housing. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Township council will still have to consider the project

The province announced this week that it has bought a Milner-area motel…

  • May 6, 2021
This Milner motel is being transformed into Langley’s second major supportive housing project, according to BC Housing. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
William Shi took this picture recently at Campbell Valley Regional Park. Located in South Langley, this is a regional park maintained by the Metro Vancouver regional parks. It was formed from six historical farm plots, with portions set aside for the Langley Tree Farm and scout Camp McLean and kilometres of walking, cycling, and horseback riding trails among other amenities. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

WEB POLL: Does Langley have enough parks?

Tell us what you think or send us a letter

  • Apr 29, 2021
William Shi took this picture recently at Campbell Valley Regional Park. Located in South Langley, this is a regional park maintained by the Metro Vancouver regional parks. It was formed from six historical farm plots, with portions set aside for the Langley Tree Farm and scout Camp McLean and kilometres of walking, cycling, and horseback riding trails among other amenities. (Special to Langley Advance Times)