Local Business

Group publisher Lisa Farquharson has overseen the launch of Today’s Home a new online platform from Black Press Media. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)

Black Press Media’s new real estate platform helps you Find. Love. Live. that new home

New web portal launches for Langley and Abbotsford but watch for it to expand in the coming months

Group publisher Lisa Farquharson has overseen the launch of Today’s Home a new online platform from Black Press Media. (Heather Colpitts/Black Press Media)
Staff have remained the same at the 28728 Fraser Hwy. store but the banner name has changed from Ace Hardware, to Rona. (Rona/Special to the Star)

Aberdeen’s Ace Hardware store unveils itself as newest Rona location

Staff marked the grand opening Aug. 13 with four days of sales

Staff have remained the same at the 28728 Fraser Hwy. store but the banner name has changed from Ace Hardware, to Rona. (Rona/Special to the Star)
$2 from every Teen Burger sold at A&W Restaurants across Canada will be donated to the MS Society of Canada on Thursday, Aug. 20. (Screengrab/Special to Black Press Media)

Local A&Ws operators rally to help beat MS

Annual burger event goes ahead, despite COVID, to help in the fight against multiple sclerosis

$2 from every Teen Burger sold at A&W Restaurants across Canada will be donated to the MS Society of Canada on Thursday, Aug. 20. (Screengrab/Special to Black Press Media)
Lisa Wilson, design studio manager at Newlands Golf and Country Club in Langley, sits at a wedding display on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Lisa Wilson, design studio manager at Newlands Golf and Country Club in Langley, sits at a wedding display on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
(Hearthstone Brewery/Facebook)

Otter Co-op expands to North Vancouver brewery and Abbotsford pub

Aldergrove-borne enterprise delves into hospitality realm with three new Angry Otter liquor stores

(Hearthstone Brewery/Facebook)
UPDATE: Familiar name McFrugal’s returns to Langley’s retail landscape

UPDATE: Familiar name McFrugal’s returns to Langley’s retail landscape

Discount store is opening in the former Army and Navy location. Aug. 31 opening delayed by paperwork

UPDATE: Familiar name McFrugal’s returns to Langley’s retail landscape
A cannabis plant. (From Kelowna Capital News)

Langley cannabis business hopes for boutique success

Start small and grow is the aim of Glen Valley Cannabis

A cannabis plant. (From Kelowna Capital News)
B.C. Business Council calls for SkyTrain completion. (Black Press Media file)

Business group pushes for SkyTrain to Langley

The recommendation is part of a push for financial stimulus

B.C. Business Council calls for SkyTrain completion. (Black Press Media file)
Marion Brand, owner of Brand Fitness in Langley, guides readers through a cardio exercise in this week’s edition of Workout Wednesday hosted by Langley Advance Times. (Brand Fitness video screen shot)

VIDEO: Workout Wednesday with focus on cardio

Each week fitness instructor Marion Brand shares at-home workouts

Marion Brand, owner of Brand Fitness in Langley, guides readers through a cardio exercise in this week’s edition of Workout Wednesday hosted by Langley Advance Times. (Brand Fitness video screen shot)
A young visitor takes a look around Driediger Farm, one of many attractions Tourism Langley is promoting with a six-week marketing campaign called #LangleyFresh to encourage close-to-home visitors. It was announced Tuesday, July 28. (Tourism Langley photo)
A young visitor takes a look around Driediger Farm, one of many attractions Tourism Langley is promoting with a six-week marketing campaign called #LangleyFresh to encourage close-to-home visitors. It was announced Tuesday, July 28. (Tourism Langley photo)
Marion Brand, owner of Brand Fitness in Langley, guides readers through a core exercise and stretches in this week’s edition of Workout Wednesday hosted by Langley Advance Times. (Brand Fitness video screen shot)

VIDEO: Workout Wednesday with focus on core and stretches

Each week fitness instructor Marion Brand shares at-home workouts

Marion Brand, owner of Brand Fitness in Langley, guides readers through a core exercise and stretches in this week’s edition of Workout Wednesday hosted by Langley Advance Times. (Brand Fitness video screen shot)
Rhonda Driediger of Langley U-Pick Driediger Farms is a BC Food Hub supporter. (Langley Advance Times files)

B.C. government partners with Plenty & Grace Co. to develop regional food hub in Surrey

The facility helps small Fraser Valley producers and processors sell goods in markets outside B.C.

Rhonda Driediger of Langley U-Pick Driediger Farms is a BC Food Hub supporter. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley school trustee Shelley Coburn is one of two women hosting a new community market in downtown Langley City starting Saturday, July 18, 2020 to support local crafters and farmers. (Shelley Coburn/Special to Langley Advance Times)

New community market debuts in Langley

Marketplace aims to support local crafters and farmers

Langley school trustee Shelley Coburn is one of two women hosting a new community market in downtown Langley City starting Saturday, July 18, 2020 to support local crafters and farmers. (Shelley Coburn/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Marion Brand, owner of Brand Fitness in Langley, guides readers through exercises using dumbbells in this week’s edition of Workout Wednesday hosted by Langley Advance Times. (Brand Fitness video screen shot)

VIDEO: Workout Wednesday focuses on compound exercises

Each week fitness instructor Marion Brand shares at-home workouts

Marion Brand, owner of Brand Fitness in Langley, guides readers through exercises using dumbbells in this week’s edition of Workout Wednesday hosted by Langley Advance Times. (Brand Fitness video screen shot)
Several Langley homes and projects honoured with Georgie Awards

Several Langley homes and projects honoured with Georgie Awards

Grenor Homes took home Best Single Family Kitchen Up To $150,000 for Redwoods Manor in Langley

Several Langley homes and projects honoured with Georgie Awards
Another ridesharing company has expanded to include service to all of Langley now. (Lyft/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Rideshare expands into eastern Langley

As of Thursday, Lyft is now offering service throughout Metro Vancouver

  • Jul 9, 2020
Another ridesharing company has expanded to include service to all of Langley now. (Lyft/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Another ridesharing company has expanded to include service to all of Langley now. (Lyft/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Rideshare expands into Aldergrove

As of Thursday, Lyft is now offering service throughout Metro Vancouver

  • Jul 9, 2020
Another ridesharing company has expanded to include service to all of Langley now. (Lyft/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Marion Brand, owner of Brand Fitness in Langley, shared a Latin inspired cardio workout in this week’s edition of Workout Wednesday hosted by Langley Advance Times. (Brand Fitness video screen shot)
Marion Brand, owner of Brand Fitness in Langley, shared a Latin inspired cardio workout in this week’s edition of Workout Wednesday hosted by Langley Advance Times. (Brand Fitness video screen shot)
Langley Chamber to hose Webinar, Talk So They Listen: Crafting Communication and Powerful Presentation Skills. (Langley Chamber of Commerce/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce to hold series of COVID-related webinars

Tourism updates, Canada Emergency Response Benefit details, and public speaking workshops expected

Langley Chamber to hose Webinar, Talk So They Listen: Crafting Communication and Powerful Presentation Skills. (Langley Chamber of Commerce/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Residential real estate market rebounding well: long-time realtor

Residential real estate market rebounding well: long-time realtor

House prices, sales, and listings in Langley are moving on an upward trajectory

Residential real estate market rebounding well: long-time realtor