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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

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

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)
Letter writers suggest they aren’t likely to use bike lanes. (Black Press file photo)
Letter writers suggest they aren’t likely to use bike lanes. (Black Press file photo)
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WEB POLL: Is there enough enforcement of COVID health orders in B.C.?

Violators have faced tickets and online anger

  • Apr 8, 2021
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Premier John Horgan looks on during a press conference at the Legislature in Victoria, Monday, March 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

WEB POLL: Have you ever broken the COVID-19 health rules?

Rule-breakers are being blamed for the rise in cases, but there’s a backlash to that, too

  • Apr 1, 2021
Premier John Horgan looks on during a press conference at the Legislature in Victoria, Monday, March 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
More bike lanes are coming to Canada. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

WEB POLL: Do you favour more bike lane spending?

The federal government is spending money on bike infrastructure

  • Mar 29, 2021
More bike lanes are coming to Canada. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
With Laketown Ranch opening its festival site for camping this summer, campers will have another option when exploring the Lake Cowichan area.

WEB POLL: Camping more since the pandemic began?

Provincial Park spots are proving very popular again

  • Mar 10, 2021
With Laketown Ranch opening its festival site for camping this summer, campers will have another option when exploring the Lake Cowichan area.
Dr. Bonnie Henry leaves the podium after talking about the next steps in B.C.’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan during a press conference at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Friday, January 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

WEB POLL: Do you feel safe making summer plans given the vaccination timeline?

Or are you still worried about cancellations and travel restrictions?

  • Mar 1, 2021
Dr. Bonnie Henry leaves the podium after talking about the next steps in B.C.’s COVID-19 Immunization Plan during a press conference at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Friday, January 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Langley District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) asked several questions to the seven candidates in the Langley School Board byelection. (DPAC/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

WEB POLL: Will you be voting for the new trustee joining the Langley school board?

Voting takes place 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27

  • Feb 25, 2021
Langley District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) asked several questions to the seven candidates in the Langley School Board byelection. (DPAC/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A burnt-out truck discovered in Surrey was located after a shooting in Langley City on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 (Aaron Hinks/Black Press Media)
A burnt-out truck discovered in Surrey was located after a shooting in Langley City on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 (Aaron Hinks/Black Press Media)
Amanda Parsons, a registered nurse on staff at the Northwood Care facility, administers a dose of the Moderna vaccine to Ann Hicks in Halifax on January 11, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

WEB POLL: Will Canada hit its vaccination targerts this spring?

Or will supply disruptions continue to cause problems?

  • Feb 11, 2021
Amanda Parsons, a registered nurse on staff at the Northwood Care facility, administers a dose of the Moderna vaccine to Ann Hicks in Halifax on January 11, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Items seized over four days of targeted vehicle checks Nanaimo and Victoria by members of the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. (CFSEU-BC photo)

WEB POLL: Decriminalize street drugs?

Do you think it would reduce gang violence?

  • Feb 4, 2021
Items seized over four days of targeted vehicle checks Nanaimo and Victoria by members of the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of B.C. (CFSEU-BC photo)