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A man delivers fliers to homes during a winter snowstorm in Montreal on Monday, January 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Another snow day for Toronto kids, Prairie provinces brace for storms, ice and snow

Winter storm and wind warnings in place for much of Alberta

 

Heather Grausdies enjoyed a nature walk through Langley City Park recently, on what she described as a "gloriously" sunny days. "Langley is beautiful," she noted, in sharing this picture. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Jan 15, 2022

 

A big snow dump overnight into the morning on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, followed by freezing rain, made for less than ideal driving conditions in Aldergrove and Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)

WEB POLL: Has the bad weather impacted your commute?

Has getting to work or school been impacted by winter storms?

  • Jan 14, 2022

 

Rain and weather warnings have been lifted across British Columbia although some stream advisories remain. (Black Press Media file photo)

Rainstorms slink out of B.C., leaving few effects

Avalanche Canada cut danger ratings but cautioned warmth and rain has weakened snow packs

Rain and weather warnings have been lifted across British Columbia although some stream advisories remain. (Black Press Media file photo)
Bobcat helps clear snow at Langley Mall during the recent weeks of snow fall. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Reader unhappy with noise from the snow removal equipment being used by the Langley Mall

City’s bylaw enforcement manager did speak to the mall owners

  • Jan 12, 2022
Bobcat helps clear snow at Langley Mall during the recent weeks of snow fall. (Langley Advance Times files)
Traffic moves along highway 1 as heavy rains form an atmospheric river continue in Burnaby, B.C., Tuesday, November 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

B.C. residents urged to brace for heavy rains, snowmelt leading to possible flooding

Snowmelt combined with rainy weather ahead could lead to flooding

Traffic moves along highway 1 as heavy rains form an atmospheric river continue in Burnaby, B.C., Tuesday, November 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
A person wearing a face mask carries an umbrella as rain falls while walking past the snow-covered square outside the Vancouver Art Gallery in Vancouver, on Thursday, January 6, 2022. The agency that monitors British Columbia’s waterways is warning of “minor to significant flooding” on B.C.’s Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island as warming temperatures and persistent rain melt heavy snow. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Heavy rain, rising temperatures could mean floods on Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island

Storms carrying threat still days away, exact location and intensity of concerns still unclear

A person wearing a face mask carries an umbrella as rain falls while walking past the snow-covered square outside the Vancouver Art Gallery in Vancouver, on Thursday, January 6, 2022. The agency that monitors British Columbia’s waterways is warning of “minor to significant flooding” on B.C.’s Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island as warming temperatures and persistent rain melt heavy snow. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
People skate under the snow-covered dome roof at the Robson Square ice rink as rain falls in Vancouver, B.C., Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022. Weather warnings blanket most of northern British Columbia as a Pacific frontal system brings heavy snow and extreme cold, however conditions are less severe further south. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Environment Canada warns of rapidly changing conditions amid B.C. winter storms

Environment Canada says the system will spread heavy snow northeastward across the region

People skate under the snow-covered dome roof at the Robson Square ice rink as rain falls in Vancouver, B.C., Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022. Weather warnings blanket most of northern British Columbia as a Pacific frontal system brings heavy snow and extreme cold, however conditions are less severe further south. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Brenden Humphries is one of many to share the unusual sight of Brydon Lagoon transformed into one giant hockey rink, with hundreds lacing up and skating around the frozen pond. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Jan 8, 2022
Brenden Humphries is one of many to share the unusual sight of Brydon Lagoon transformed into one giant hockey rink, with hundreds lacing up and skating around the frozen pond. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
On a morning stroll through the sports field and dog park in Yorkson, Willoughby’s Xinguang Yang captured a few pictures of snow, fog, and sun. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Jan 7, 2022
On a morning stroll through the sports field and dog park in Yorkson, Willoughby’s Xinguang Yang captured a few pictures of snow, fog, and sun. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A hummingbird perched on a limb of a Larry Worledge’s hydrangea bush, between the snow covered florets, in his Fort Langley backyard. During the recent frozen spell, the family was putting the feeder out every few hours, to ensure they got food. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Jan 6, 2022
A hummingbird perched on a limb of a Larry Worledge’s hydrangea bush, between the snow covered florets, in his Fort Langley backyard. During the recent frozen spell, the family was putting the feeder out every few hours, to ensure they got food. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Ice floes build up on the Fraser River as people walk along the waterfront in New Westminster, B.C., on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Snow covers southern B.C., rain and freezing rain to come, as cold still grips north

Weather office expects as much as 50 millimetres of rain over the inner south coast through Friday

Ice floes build up on the Fraser River as people walk along the waterfront in New Westminster, B.C., on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Last winter in Langley was brutally cold and snowy, and Old Man Winter stayed around until March. Township operations speaks about the winter to come and how they are preparing.
Langley Times file photo

Snow cancels school across Langley district

School was already open to a limited number of students due to COVID-19

Last winter in Langley was brutally cold and snowy, and Old Man Winter stayed around until March. Township operations speaks about the winter to come and how they are preparing.
Langley Times file photo
While snow was still plentiful, hundreds got outside to enjoy some winter fun, including tobogganing on the hill along the south side of 16th Avenue, near Campbell Valley Regional Park. Brookswood’s Fay Puddicombe shared this image. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Jan 5, 2022
While snow was still plentiful, hundreds got outside to enjoy some winter fun, including tobogganing on the hill along the south side of 16th Avenue, near Campbell Valley Regional Park. Brookswood’s Fay Puddicombe shared this image. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The first hockey game in many years took place on the outdoor rink in Barriere, Dec.24, 2021. (Lisa Dredge photo)

Southern B.C. braces for heavy snow as northern region endures bone-chilling cold

Mountain passes across Vancouver Island and throughout southern B.C. could see up to 40 centimetres

The first hockey game in many years took place on the outdoor rink in Barriere, Dec.24, 2021. (Lisa Dredge photo)
Retired Langley Times photographer John Gordon was out birdwatching ahead of the new year, and captured pictures of a few skating on Brydon Lagoon. “At least six rinks were in operation, despite open water in several places. It is the first time since 2008 that the lagoon, a nature reserve has frozen over to allow pond hockey,” he said. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Jan 4, 2022
Retired Langley Times photographer John Gordon was out birdwatching ahead of the new year, and captured pictures of a few skating on Brydon Lagoon. “At least six rinks were in operation, despite open water in several places. It is the first time since 2008 that the lagoon, a nature reserve has frozen over to allow pond hockey,” he said. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
One Aldergrove reader was upset with the snow plowing in her neighbourhood. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Richter for ‘president’

Aldergrove woman expresses frustration in her quest for snow removal

  • Jan 4, 2022
One Aldergrove reader was upset with the snow plowing in her neighbourhood. (Langley Advance Times files)
Brookswood resident Leah Bittante shared a picture taken during the holidays – and colder weather – as people skated around on the ice at Dale Ball Passive Park. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Jan 3, 2022
Brookswood resident Leah Bittante shared a picture taken during the holidays – and colder weather – as people skated around on the ice at Dale Ball Passive Park. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A house sits on high ground surrounded by flooded farmland in Abbotsford, B.C., on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. Premier John Horgan acknowledged an “exceptionally challenging” year in a statement on New Year’s Eve. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. farmers ‘white-knuckling’ their way through extreme cold after floods, heat dome

Remaining moisture in structures on Sumas Prairie may lead to even more damage from frost

A house sits on high ground surrounded by flooded farmland in Abbotsford, B.C., on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. Premier John Horgan acknowledged an “exceptionally challenging” year in a statement on New Year’s Eve. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Leith White at the former emergency weather shelter set up on Boxing Day at Douglas Park Community School. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley’s temporary homeless shelter shifts locations

The school facility was shut down Sunday morning, replacement spaces opens at 7 p.m.

Leith White at the former emergency weather shelter set up on Boxing Day at Douglas Park Community School. (Langley Advance Times files)