City of Langford

Ben Hinton, project manager for Trees Dispensary stores, arranges edible marijuana products in the company’s dispensary in Nanaimo. The business, which also has locations in Victoria and Oak Bay, is hoping to expand to the West Shore. (Chris Bush/Black Press)

Transforming the image of cannabis users

Dispensary eyes expansion to the West Shore

Ben Hinton, project manager for Trees Dispensary stores, arranges edible marijuana products in the company’s dispensary in Nanaimo. The business, which also has locations in Victoria and Oak Bay, is hoping to expand to the West Shore. (Chris Bush/Black Press)
Westhills Stadium (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Langford-based CPL soccer team not a done deal

Canadian Premiere League announces ‘conditional’ soccer team for Greater Victoria

Westhills Stadium (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Terisa Thomas (left) and her mother, Jan, are concerned about the roughly $15,000 to $20,000 bill they will have to cough up to pay for sewage hookups over the next year.                                 (Kendra Wong                                /News Gazette staff)

Langford residents concerned about hefty sewage bill

Financing options coming soon, says City

Terisa Thomas (left) and her mother, Jan, are concerned about the roughly $15,000 to $20,000 bill they will have to cough up to pay for sewage hookups over the next year.                                 (Kendra Wong                                /News Gazette staff)
A proposed cell site for a City of Langford-owned property at 1365 Goldstream Ave. drew some concern from residents at a public hearing Monday. (Google Maps)

Residents voice concerns about cell tower proposal

Freedom Mobile prepares to launch new cell network in Greater Victoria

A proposed cell site for a City of Langford-owned property at 1365 Goldstream Ave. drew some concern from residents at a public hearing Monday. (Google Maps)
There are now two left-hand turn lanes on the Millstream overpass, turning onto the ramp for the Trans Canada Highway heading north. (Photo courtesy of City of Langford)

Both left turn lanes now open on Millstream overpass

Second left turn option also added to Peatt Road

There are now two left-hand turn lanes on the Millstream overpass, turning onto the ramp for the Trans Canada Highway heading north. (Photo courtesy of City of Langford)
A proposed development for the north corner of the Sooke and Happy Valley intersection will result in a realignment of Glen Lake Road if the project is approved.                                 (Rendering courtesy 
of the City of Langford)

Proposed Sooke Road development clears another hurdle

Height, lot coverage and traffic concerns voiced at public hearing

A proposed development for the north corner of the Sooke and Happy Valley intersection will result in a realignment of Glen Lake Road if the project is approved.                                 (Rendering courtesy 
of the City of Langford)
UPDATED: Bear Mountain Parkway extension is now open

UPDATED: Bear Mountain Parkway extension is now open

City hosts reception to celebrate 25 years of constructing Langford

UPDATED: Bear Mountain Parkway extension is now open
A map showing the soon to be completed Bear Mountain Parkway. (Map courtesy of the City of Langford)

Bear Mountain Parkway to open Tuesday evening

Public will be able to access new roadway after 7 p.m.

A map showing the soon to be completed Bear Mountain Parkway. (Map courtesy of the City of Langford)
Langford Mayor Stew Young said the speculation tax will only kill jobs and drive housing prices up. (Black Press file photo)

Speculation tax a ‘job killer’ says Langford mayor

Stew Young says province needs to invest in affordable housing

Langford Mayor Stew Young said the speculation tax will only kill jobs and drive housing prices up. (Black Press file photo)
Langford council news in brief

Langford council news in brief

Luxton Road closure, Sooke Road development, a new bridge deck and more lighting in the works

Langford council news in brief
A proposed development for the north corner of the Sooke and Happy Valley intersection could result in a realignment of Glen Lake Road. (Rendering courtesy of the City of Langford)

Realignment proposed for Glen Lake and Sooke Road intersection in Langford

Proposed development will feature new intersection at Happy Valley Road

A proposed development for the north corner of the Sooke and Happy Valley intersection could result in a realignment of Glen Lake Road. (Rendering courtesy of the City of Langford)
Letter: Mayors’ comments unprofessional

Letter: Mayors’ comments unprofessional

Re: Funding formula for West Shore Parks and Recreation under review (Gazette,…

  • Mar 11, 2018
Letter: Mayors’ comments unprofessional
Work is underway on the Leigh Road connector in Langford

Work is underway on the Leigh Road connector in Langford

Motorists will be able to travel from Langford Parkway to the Trans-Canada Highway via Leigh Road

Work is underway on the Leigh Road connector in Langford
The West Shore Parks and Recreation Centre’s 2018 budget was rejected by Colwood and Langford says funds can be taken from the reserve fund, but Colwood refuses to comply. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

West Shore Parks and Rec funding formula under review

‘They need to understand we are doing our part’ says Langford Mayor Stew Young

The West Shore Parks and Recreation Centre’s 2018 budget was rejected by Colwood and Langford says funds can be taken from the reserve fund, but Colwood refuses to comply. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
Langford Mayor Stew Young (centre) is joined by representatives (from left) Scott Morrissey, Bill Fox, Marcela Corzo, Paul Woodward and David Wong, from the Ledcor Group in breaking ground on the Belmont Residences project. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Ledcor purchases portion of old Belmont school site for new residential build

$200 million project is the largest in Langford and will feature 440 residential units

Langford Mayor Stew Young (centre) is joined by representatives (from left) Scott Morrissey, Bill Fox, Marcela Corzo, Paul Woodward and David Wong, from the Ledcor Group in breaking ground on the Belmont Residences project. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Workers with Beyond the Turf lay lines on the new turf being installed in Westhills Stadium at City Centre Park. (Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)

$4 million cost to move hydro pole holding up Langford stadium expansion

The growing sports scene in Langford warrants an increase in capacity of Westhills Stadium

Workers with Beyond the Turf lay lines on the new turf being installed in Westhills Stadium at City Centre Park. (Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)
This home at 2621 Sooke Rd. is assessed at almost $1.7 million. (Photo by Shannon Ireland)

Throw Back Thursday: Forgotten gem worth nearly $2 million in Langford

An old home on Sooke Road has been getting some attention but not because of its price tag

This home at 2621 Sooke Rd. is assessed at almost $1.7 million. (Photo by Shannon Ireland)
Jacklin Road from Jenkins to Divsion avenues will be closed for road improvements beginning Tuesday, Feb. 13 for four months. Traffic will be detoured on Division Avenue (above), a new road that will run through the Belmont Market development. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Portion of Jacklin Road in Langford to close beginning this week

Traffic will be rerouted on a new road called Division Avenue

Jacklin Road from Jenkins to Divsion avenues will be closed for road improvements beginning Tuesday, Feb. 13 for four months. Traffic will be detoured on Division Avenue (above), a new road that will run through the Belmont Market development. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
The redevelopment of the Pacifica Housing complex at Oak Park on Goldstream Avenue includes a four-storey building in the first phase. (Courtesy Pacifica Housing)

Province provides funding for Oak Park redevelopment

Langford is contributing approximately $1.3 million to the project

The redevelopment of the Pacifica Housing complex at Oak Park on Goldstream Avenue includes a four-storey building in the first phase. (Courtesy Pacifica Housing)
Crash near Goldstream snarls morning commute

Crash near Goldstream snarls morning commute

Traffic moving normally on the Trans-Canada Highway

Crash near Goldstream snarls morning commute