City of Langford

The Western Speedway, and the 80.97 acres of land on which it sits, are on the market. (CBRE Victoria)
The Western Speedway, and the 80.97 acres of land on which it sits, are on the market. (CBRE Victoria)
Friends of Victoria Basketball is asking local municipalities for financial contributions ahead of its We The West Festival and the FIBA Olympic qualifying tournament. (Black Press Media file photo)                                File art
Friends of Victoria Basketball is asking local municipalities for financial contributions ahead of its We The West Festival and the FIBA Olympic qualifying tournament. (Black Press Media file photo)                                File art
Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, announced that the federal government would support Orono Place Apartments to build 120 affordable homes Monday morning. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Langford gets federal cash boost for 120 affordable homes

Orono Place Apartments 70 per cent occupied, move in by April

Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, announced that the federal government would support Orono Place Apartments to build 120 affordable homes Monday morning. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
The City of Langford and the Maritime Museum of B.C. are planning to build an all-in-one facility that houses a planetarium, sky deck, conference centre, performing arts theatre and museum. The site they have their eyes on is at 790 McCallum Rd., nearby the Costco Langford location. (City of Langford)

Langford sets sights on cultural development

Museum, conference centre and performing arts theatre proposed for McCallum Road property

The City of Langford and the Maritime Museum of B.C. are planning to build an all-in-one facility that houses a planetarium, sky deck, conference centre, performing arts theatre and museum. The site they have their eyes on is at 790 McCallum Rd., nearby the Costco Langford location. (City of Langford)
113 new bricks were installed at Sarah Beckett Memorial Park Tuesday. Langford mother Evelyn Vasallo is relieved her son’s brick is laid. Jamie Whyte died due to a diabetic coma at 36. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
113 new bricks were installed at Sarah Beckett Memorial Park Tuesday. Langford mother Evelyn Vasallo is relieved her son’s brick is laid. Jamie Whyte died due to a diabetic coma at 36. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Clarity Cannabis is opening the first legal cannabis dispensary in Langford (File contributed/Clarity Cannabis.)

Langford’s first legal cannabis dispensary opens this weekend

Clarity Cannabis is opening its third Greater Victoria location

Clarity Cannabis is opening the first legal cannabis dispensary in Langford (File contributed/Clarity Cannabis.)
Three 12-storey mixed-use commercial and residential towers are proposed for Langford’s downtown core. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Three 12-storey wooden towers proposed for Langford core

Towers would take up an entire block of Peatt Road near Goldstream Avenue

Three 12-storey mixed-use commercial and residential towers are proposed for Langford’s downtown core. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Rendering of the Leigh Road connector project. (Photo courtesy of City of Langford)

Leigh Road connector to open this Sunday

Direct access from Langford Parkway to the Trans-Canada Highway now complete

Rendering of the Leigh Road connector project. (Photo courtesy of City of Langford)
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Langford amends bylaws to account for cannabis

City following suit with Capital Regional District bylaws

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Rendering of the Leigh Road connector project that is expected to be complete by March 2019. (Photo courtesy of City of Langford)

Leigh Road connection to be completed by March

Project a major link in Langford’s traffic plans

  • Dec 4, 2018
Rendering of the Leigh Road connector project that is expected to be complete by March 2019. (Photo courtesy of City of Langford)
Hundreds of people showed up for the City of Langford’s annual Christmas Light Up Celebration last year at Veterans Memorial Park. Families enjoyed hot chocolate, hot dogs, crafts, music, shopping and even a visit from Santa, while waiting for the 19th annual Island Equipment Owners Truck Light Convoy to pass by. (Goldstream Gazette file photo)

Langford gears up for light up celebration this Saturday

Activities get underway at 6 p.m. in Veterans Memorial Park

Hundreds of people showed up for the City of Langford’s annual Christmas Light Up Celebration last year at Veterans Memorial Park. Families enjoyed hot chocolate, hot dogs, crafts, music, shopping and even a visit from Santa, while waiting for the 19th annual Island Equipment Owners Truck Light Convoy to pass by. (Goldstream Gazette file photo)
Premier John Horgan announces an additional 80 units of affordable rental housing in Langford on Nov. 23. (Rick Stiebel/News staff)

Premier John Horgan unveils more affordable housing in Langford

Project includes 36 daycare spaces on site

  • Nov 23, 2018
Premier John Horgan announces an additional 80 units of affordable rental housing in Langford on Nov. 23. (Rick Stiebel/News staff)
Langford’s City Hall, located at 877 Goldstream Ave. (Gazette file photo)

Langford residents keep their yards pretty tidy

A city bylaw official says few unsightly premises complaints are made

Langford’s City Hall, located at 877 Goldstream Ave. (Gazette file photo)
Christmas lights are starting going up to accompany the clear year-round lights in Langford. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)

Christmas lights are going up in Langford

The lights have to be up by Dec. 1 but will not be turned on before Remembrance Day

Christmas lights are starting going up to accompany the clear year-round lights in Langford. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)
Many of the Artifacts from the former Goldstream Region Museum Society reside at Colwood City Hall. (Gazette file photo)

Artifacts from the former Goldstream Region Museum Society have no dedicated museum

Cost and lack of interest stopped a dedicated museum space

Many of the Artifacts from the former Goldstream Region Museum Society reside at Colwood City Hall. (Gazette file photo)
Langford Mayor Stew Young thanks his supports after being re-elected. (Spencer Pickles/News staff)

Norma Stewart joins Langford council

Stew Young beats challenger Robert Fraser

Langford Mayor Stew Young thanks his supports after being re-elected. (Spencer Pickles/News staff)
Meet Your Candidates: Langford candidates share their vision

Meet Your Candidates: Langford candidates share their vision

Robert Fraser challenges Stew Young for mayor’s seat

  • Oct 16, 2018
Meet Your Candidates: Langford candidates share their vision
Const. Nancy Saggar discusses the success and advantages of the West Shore RCMP’s new bike unit. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)

West Shore RCMP bike unit a success so far

Bike patrols able to get to secluded areas quicker than by vehicle patrol or on foot

Const. Nancy Saggar discusses the success and advantages of the West Shore RCMP’s new bike unit. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)
Goldstream Park campground remains closed with no word from the Ministry of Environment when it will reopen. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)

Langford mayor calls for campground cleanup

Lack of communication from the Ministry makes residents ‘suspicious’

Goldstream Park campground remains closed with no word from the Ministry of Environment when it will reopen. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)
Goldstream Park campground remains closed with no word from the Ministry of Environment when it will reopen. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)

Goldstream Park campground remains closed

The Ministry of Environment can’t say when it will reopen

Goldstream Park campground remains closed with no word from the Ministry of Environment when it will reopen. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)