Cloverdale

Liberal deputy PM Chrystia Freeland with Cloverdale-Langley City candidate John Aldag at the LEC on Friday. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Liberals pledge to work with Langley Township on $65 million performance centre

The election pledge was delivered by deputy PM Chrystia Freeland

Liberal deputy PM Chrystia Freeland with Cloverdale-Langley City candidate John Aldag at the LEC on Friday. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Tamara Jansen is running for the Conservatives in the Cloverdale-Langley City riding. (Tamara Jansen campaign photo)

CLOVERDALE-LANGLEY CITY: Tamara Jansen is running for the Conservatives

Each candidate was invited to provide a brief biography and answers to five key election questions

  • Sep 17, 2021
Tamara Jansen is running for the Conservatives in the Cloverdale-Langley City riding. (Tamara Jansen campaign photo)
A security guard was at the scene of a Langley City advance polling station on Monday, Sept. 13, following a report that poll workers were being harassed over a mask requirement. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley City advance polling station adds security guard

A social media post said poll workers in Cloverdale-Langley City were being harassed over masks

A security guard was at the scene of a Langley City advance polling station on Monday, Sept. 13, following a report that poll workers were being harassed over a mask requirement. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Liberal candidate John Aldag and PPC candidate Ian Kennedy took part in a debate focused on seniors issues at the Langley Seniors Resource Centre. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Only two candidates take part in Cloverdale-Langley City seniors debate

Organized by local seniors groups, only the Liberal and PPC candidates attended

Liberal candidate John Aldag and PPC candidate Ian Kennedy took part in a debate focused on seniors issues at the Langley Seniors Resource Centre. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Five candidates are in the running for the Northwest Territories Member of Parliament position in the Sept. 20 federal election. Two forums are scheduled in the coming weeks. 
photo courtesy of Elections Canada

Candidates confirmed in Langley area federal ridings

Five candidates will run in Langley-Aldergrove, four in Cloverdale-Langley City

Five candidates are in the running for the Northwest Territories Member of Parliament position in the Sept. 20 federal election. Two forums are scheduled in the coming weeks. 
photo courtesy of Elections Canada
A woman and child walk past the Clova Theatre on 176th Street in Cloverdale Aug. 31, 2021. The Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce is hosting an all-candidates meeting at the Clova Sept. 14. Candidates from the ridings of Cloverdale-Langley City and South Surrey-White Rock will answer pre-submitted questions during the one-hour Q&A. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

All candidates meeting to be held at Clova Theatre

Cloverdale-Langley City and South Surrey-White Rock candidates will answer pre-submitted questions

A woman and child walk past the Clova Theatre on 176th Street in Cloverdale Aug. 31, 2021. The Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce is hosting an all-candidates meeting at the Clova Sept. 14. Candidates from the ridings of Cloverdale-Langley City and South Surrey-White Rock will answer pre-submitted questions during the one-hour Q&A. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Cloverdale - Langley City Centrist candidate Rama G. Ahmad said he decided to run for the fledgling new organization after hearing complaints about established parties. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Cloverdale - Langley City Centrist candidate Rama G. Ahmad said he decided to run for the fledgling new organization after hearing complaints about established parties. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
PPC candidates are running in the Langley ridings. Ian Kennedy in Cloverdale – Langley City, and Rayna Boychuk in Langley – Aldergrove. (file)

People’s Party of Canada fields Langley candidates

Rayna Boychuk and Ian Kennedy are running in Langley - Aldergrove and Cloverdale - Langley City

PPC candidates are running in the Langley ridings. Ian Kennedy in Cloverdale – Langley City, and Rayna Boychuk in Langley – Aldergrove. (file)
Langley-Aldergrove candidates (top) Tako van Popta (Conservative), Kim Richter (Liberal) and Michael Chang (NDP). Cloverdale - Langley City candidates (bottom) Tamara Jansen (Conservative), John Aldag (Liberal) and Rajesh Jayaprakash (NDP). (files)

SkyTrain, housing and cost of living among top issues listed by Langley candidates

Federal election candidates respond to Langley Advance Times query

Langley-Aldergrove candidates (top) Tako van Popta (Conservative), Kim Richter (Liberal) and Michael Chang (NDP). Cloverdale - Langley City candidates (bottom) Tamara Jansen (Conservative), John Aldag (Liberal) and Rajesh Jayaprakash (NDP). (files)
Langley-Aldergrove candidates (top) Tako van Popta (Conservative), Kim Richter (Liberal) and Michael Chang (NDP). Cloverdale - Langley City candidates (bottom) Tamara Jansen (Conservative), John Aldag (Liberal) and Rajesh Jayaprakash (NDP). (files)

Election timing an issue in Langley contest

Candidates spar over holding vote during pandemic

Langley-Aldergrove candidates (top) Tako van Popta (Conservative), Kim Richter (Liberal) and Michael Chang (NDP). Cloverdale - Langley City candidates (bottom) Tamara Jansen (Conservative), John Aldag (Liberal) and Rajesh Jayaprakash (NDP). (files)
Rajesh Jayaprakash has announced he will be running for the NDP in the Cloverdale – Langley City federal riding. (Facebook image)

Former Surrey mayoralty candidate to run for NDP in Cloverdale – Langley City riding

Public transit and technology among issues cited by Rajesh Jayaprakash

Rajesh Jayaprakash has announced he will be running for the NDP in the Cloverdale – Langley City federal riding. (Facebook image)
Shane Ertmoed (right) is serving a life sentence for killing 10-year-old Heather Thomas on Oct. 1, 2000. (File photos)

Petition to keep Heather Thomas’ Cloverdale killer in prison doesn’t change parole board decision

The family of 10-year-old girl wants an end to unescorted absences by murderer Shane Ertmoed

Shane Ertmoed (right) is serving a life sentence for killing 10-year-old Heather Thomas on Oct. 1, 2000. (File photos)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces funding July 9 for transit and SkyTrain in Surrey. (Malin Jordan/Black Press Media)

Trudeau pledges $1.3 billion for SkyTrain to Langley

The federal money could see the project finally begin construction

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces funding July 9 for transit and SkyTrain in Surrey. (Malin Jordan/Black Press Media)
Sierra Sequeira stands with 250 pounds of pasta that the four-year-old raised for the Surrey Food Bank. For her birthday this year, Sierra asked for donations for the food bank instead of gifts. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Four-year-old raises money, food for Surrey Food Bank

Lower Mainland preschooler asked for donations, instead of gifts, for her birthday this year

Sierra Sequeira stands with 250 pounds of pasta that the four-year-old raised for the Surrey Food Bank. For her birthday this year, Sierra asked for donations for the food bank instead of gifts. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Surrey firefighters were on scene of a grass fire in Cloverdale Friday night along 184th Street. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Black Press)

VIDEO: Fire consumes acre of Cloverdale field

It took firefighters the better part of an hour Friday night to quash a grass fire in east Surrey

Surrey firefighters were on scene of a grass fire in Cloverdale Friday night along 184th Street. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Black Press)
Bruno Zappone, then the oldest volunteer at the B.C. Vintage Truck Museum, receives a 2020 Clovie for “Volunteer of the Year” from the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce on Dec. 6, 2020. Zappone passed away June 22 at the age of 95. (Image via Facebook)
Bruno Zappone, then the oldest volunteer at the B.C. Vintage Truck Museum, receives a 2020 Clovie for “Volunteer of the Year” from the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce on Dec. 6, 2020. Zappone passed away June 22 at the age of 95. (Image via Facebook)
Tai Brown works the grill at Tommie’s Jerk in Cloverdale. The new Jamaican eatery opened up a few months ago in space next to the Cloverdale Community Kitchen. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

New Jamaican eatery open in Cloverdale

Tommie’s Jerk is located at the side of the Cloverdale Community Kitchen

Tai Brown works the grill at Tommie’s Jerk in Cloverdale. The new Jamaican eatery opened up a few months ago in space next to the Cloverdale Community Kitchen. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Health Minister Adrian Dix announced in December that Surrey’s new hospital will be located in Cloverdale, next to KPU. (File photo: Malin Jordan)

Health minister expects construction of Surrey’s new hospital in Cloverdale to begin in 2023, open in 2027

Adrian Dix spoke Tuesday in a Zoom meeting hosted by the Surrey Board of Trade concerning the new hospital

Health Minister Adrian Dix announced in December that Surrey’s new hospital will be located in Cloverdale, next to KPU. (File photo: Malin Jordan)
Cloverdale – Langley City MP Tamara Jansen produced a video that argues a proposed law against so-called conversion therapy would have forbidden a young man from seeking church counselling. (file)

VIDEO: Cloverdale Langley City MP Tamara Jansen produced video opposing ban on conversion therapy

Claims law would have forbidden man from seeking counsel from the church

Cloverdale – Langley City MP Tamara Jansen produced a video that argues a proposed law against so-called conversion therapy would have forbidden a young man from seeking church counselling. (file)
Nick Kanaan and wife Lindsay (special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A thank you to donors who funded artificial lung machine

‘I would not be here without them’ area resident Nick Kanaan says of Hometown Heroes Lottery

Nick Kanaan and wife Lindsay (special to Langley Advance Times)