Langley

Polling stations close 8 p.m. Oct. 24. (Black Press Media file)

Langley East candidates reflect on COVID-era election and community

Langley Advance Times asked questions not about policies and party platforms

 

Spencer Goodwin said changes resulting from the coronavirus pandemic made voting more efficient when she attended the polling station at Wix-Brown Elementary in Langley on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Coronavirus precautions speed up the process at Langley polling station

Changes to polling station layout and allowing verbal declarations have reduced delays

 

Rich Coleman served as MLA for Langley ridings from 1996 to this year, before deciding to resign at the end of his term. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Rich Coleman gets back to roots after 24 years as MLA comes to an end

‘Coleman Country’ has been a Liberal stronghold since 1996

 

Elections BC has sent out almost 700,000 mail voting packages as of Oct. 14 with just under 3.5 million registered voters. (Black Press Media File)

Advance poll turnout up, thousands of mail ballots await counting

More than a third of all votes have likely been cast already

Elections BC has sent out almost 700,000 mail voting packages as of Oct. 14 with just under 3.5 million registered voters. (Black Press Media File)
Abbotsford South Liberal candidate Bruce Banman told the Aldergrove Star that Michael Buble would play him in a musical satire. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, ANSA)(Special to The Star)

Aldergrove candidates cast themselves in spy thrillers, social dramas, and Middle Earth

ELECTION LEVITY: MLA hopefuls reveal who should play them on the silver screen

Abbotsford South Liberal candidate Bruce Banman told the Aldergrove Star that Michael Buble would play him in a musical satire. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, ANSA)(Special to The Star)
If you didn’t vote by mail, or at the advance polls, we hope you get out Saturday to cast your ballot in the 2020 provincial election. (Black Press Media files)

OUR VIEWS: Get out (or not) to vote

The B.C. election is happening on Saturday, Oct. 24. Please make sure to cast your ballot.

  • Oct 24, 2020
If you didn’t vote by mail, or at the advance polls, we hope you get out Saturday to cast your ballot in the 2020 provincial election. (Black Press Media files)
The possibility of the Canadian Premier League expanding to the Fraser Valley has been floated online. (Facebook photo)

Canadian Premier League possibly eyeing Fraser Valley expansion

Soccer league looking to add ninth team to the mix, B.C. markets potentially rumoured

The possibility of the Canadian Premier League expanding to the Fraser Valley has been floated online. (Facebook photo)
Abbotsford South Liberal candidate Bruce Banman told the Aldergrove Star that Michael Buble would play him in a musical satire. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, ANSA)(Special to The Star)

Aldergrove candidates cast themselves in spy thrillers, social dramas, and Middle Earth

ELECTION LEVITY: MLA hopefuls reveal who should play them on the silver screen

Abbotsford South Liberal candidate Bruce Banman told the Aldergrove Star that Michael Buble would play him in a musical satire. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, ANSA)(Special to The Star)
Willowbrook Shopping Centre. (Langley Advance Times files)

Le Chateau will shutter stores in Willowbrook, across Canada

The Canadian fashion company says COVID-19 has made it impossible to continue operating

Willowbrook Shopping Centre. (Langley Advance Times files)
The Glow Gardens light display will be moving to the Greater Vancouver Zoo this year for an outdoor event. (Langley Advance Times files)

Glow Gardens light display re-locates to Greater Vancouver Zoo

Now outdoors, the event will start nightly in November

The Glow Gardens light display will be moving to the Greater Vancouver Zoo this year for an outdoor event. (Langley Advance Times files)
If you didn’t vote by mail, or at the advance polls, we hope you get out Saturday to cast your ballot in the 2020 provincial election. (Black Press Media files)

OUR VIEWS: Get out (or not) to vote

The B.C. election is happening on Saturday, Oct. 24. Please make sure to cast your ballot.

  • Oct 23, 2020
If you didn’t vote by mail, or at the advance polls, we hope you get out Saturday to cast your ballot in the 2020 provincial election. (Black Press Media files)
The two Ryans. BC Conservative Ryan Warawa believes Ryan Reynolds would be ideal to play him on the silver screen. (Special to Langley Advance Times & Canadian Press)

Langley candidates cast themselves in rom-coms, superhero flicks, and dramas

ELECTION LEVITY: MLA hopefuls reveal who should play them on the silver screen

  • Oct 23, 2020
The two Ryans. BC Conservative Ryan Warawa believes Ryan Reynolds would be ideal to play him on the silver screen. (Special to Langley Advance Times & Canadian Press)
Adrian Dix was flanked by Langley East NDP candidate Megan Dykeman (left) and Langley NDP candidate Andrew Mercier (right) during a Thursday morning campaign stop near Langley Memorial Hospital. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

NDP’s Dix makes campaign stop in Langley to talk health

The latest visit by a high-profile NDP candidate comes close to election day

Adrian Dix was flanked by Langley East NDP candidate Megan Dykeman (left) and Langley NDP candidate Andrew Mercier (right) during a Thursday morning campaign stop near Langley Memorial Hospital. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
SKY Helicopters in Pitt Meadows, run by Langley’s Andrew Westlund, has been recognized globally among travellers for its aviation-based adventure and sightseeing experiences. (SKY Helicopters/Special to Black Press Media)

Pitt Meadows helicopter company lauded by adventure seekers

Langley enterepreneur Andrew Westlund relishes recognition from travellers for SKY Helicopters

  • Oct 22, 2020
SKY Helicopters in Pitt Meadows, run by Langley’s Andrew Westlund, has been recognized globally among travellers for its aviation-based adventure and sightseeing experiences. (SKY Helicopters/Special to Black Press Media)
Elections BC has sent out almost 700,000 mail voting packages as of Oct. 14 with just under 3.5 million registered voters. (Black Press Media File)

Advance poll turnout up, thousands of mail ballots await counting

More than a third of all votes have likely been cast already

Elections BC has sent out almost 700,000 mail voting packages as of Oct. 14 with just under 3.5 million registered voters. (Black Press Media File)
A worker restored a downed power line in Langley Township. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Man electrocuted by hydro power line after workplace incident in Langley

Area of 232nd Street and Old Yale Road was blocked Monday

A worker restored a downed power line in Langley Township. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Swimco announced recently it is shutting all of its stores in Canada, including in Langley. (Swimco website)

Canadian-owned swimsuit chain bankrupt

Swimco had been in creditor protection for several months

Swimco announced recently it is shutting all of its stores in Canada, including in Langley. (Swimco website)
Abbotsford South Green Party candidate Aird Flavelle. (Aird Flavelle/Special to The Star)

VIDEO: Aird Flavelle only Abbotsford South candidate to answer climate change questions

TWU Environment Club and Climate Crisis Langley Action Partners hosted zoom meeting last week

Abbotsford South Green Party candidate Aird Flavelle. (Aird Flavelle/Special to The Star)
(Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives photo)

LETTER: Think of seniors when casting vote

With the provincial election on Saturday, a local seniors group reminds voters to think about elders

  • Oct 21, 2020
(Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives photo)
Langley Township council met by Zoom on Oct. 19, 2020 to debate cannabis shop applicants. (Zoom screenshot/special to the Langley Advance Times)

Cannabis stores move to next stage of approval in Langley Township

The council has whittled down the number of applications considerably

Langley Township council met by Zoom on Oct. 19, 2020 to debate cannabis shop applicants. (Zoom screenshot/special to the Langley Advance Times)