Langford council

Without an Island sales and service centre, Tesla owners have to make a trip to Vancouver to make repairs impossible at a traditional auto shop. (Vancouver Island Tesla Owners)

Vancouver Island’s first Tesla sales, service centre rumoured for Langford

“Reputable source” of Victoria Tesla driver says temporary service centre coming to Victoria

 

Langford developers have contributed to the city’s affordable housing fund with every rezoning request over the last five years. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford promising select new homeowners up to 75% of their down payment

The city has earmarked $3 million in grants to help 250 families buy homes

 

A recommendation to acknowledge local First Nations before Langford council meetings will be considered. (Black Press Media file photo)

Langford council still not acknowledging First Nations lands before meetings

Coun. Lillian Szpak says change is timely following National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

 

Langford Mayor Stew Young, pictured here at a city announcement this spring, has cut way back on his business responsibilities to be able to focus on the mayor’s job and his family. He won’t say yet whether he’ll run for re-election in 2022. (Black Press Media file photo)

Stew Young keeps Langford guessing about his political future

After 30 years in politics, 62-year-old mayor has begun scaling back his responsibilities

Langford Mayor Stew Young, pictured here at a city announcement this spring, has cut way back on his business responsibilities to be able to focus on the mayor’s job and his family. He won’t say yet whether he’ll run for re-election in 2022. (Black Press Media file photo)
Langford resident J Scott said although she’s grateful that the two buildings proposed near her home along Fairway Avenue have been reduced to six-storeys, it’s still too tall. (Black Press Media file photo)

Proposal for two six-storey buildings still too tall, says Langford resident

First hearing for development in quiet neighborhood set for Jan. 18

Langford resident J Scott said although she’s grateful that the two buildings proposed near her home along Fairway Avenue have been reduced to six-storeys, it’s still too tall. (Black Press Media file photo)
Langford’s City Hall, located at 877 Goldstream Ave. (Gazette file photo)

Langford mayor talks infrastructure, business and cannabis

Stew Young has been mayor of the City of Langford for 25 years

Langford’s City Hall, located at 877 Goldstream Ave. (Gazette file photo)
A roughly 49-acre site off McCallum Road, next to Home Depot in Langford, is already zoned to allow for approximately 400 homes. (Map curtesy of the City of Langford)

New development eyed for 50 acre site beside Home Depot

McCallum Road project moves ahead after Monday’s council meeting

A roughly 49-acre site off McCallum Road, next to Home Depot in Langford, is already zoned to allow for approximately 400 homes. (Map curtesy of the City of Langford)
Langford’s journey from ‘Dogpatch’ to fastest growing city

Langford’s journey from ‘Dogpatch’ to fastest growing city

Council rolls out the red carpet for business

Langford’s journey from ‘Dogpatch’ to fastest growing city
(From left) Langford Coun. Winnie Sifert, Coun. Roger Wade, Coun. Matt Sahlstrom, Coun. Lillian Szpak, Royal Roads director Dale Gann, Coun. Denise Blackwell and Coun. Lanny Seaton watch as Mayor Stew Young (centre) signs a memorandum of understanding between the City of Langford and Royal Roads University. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Langford, Royal Roads partner to keep talent on the West Shore

MOU will target talent creation, retention and attraction with official partnership

(From left) Langford Coun. Winnie Sifert, Coun. Roger Wade, Coun. Matt Sahlstrom, Coun. Lillian Szpak, Royal Roads director Dale Gann, Coun. Denise Blackwell and Coun. Lanny Seaton watch as Mayor Stew Young (centre) signs a memorandum of understanding between the City of Langford and Royal Roads University. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
The region’s transportation priorities are no secret according to Langford Mayor Stew Young. (File photo)

Regional transportation authority has mayors at odds

Langford will ‘go down fighting’ counter petition

The region’s transportation priorities are no secret according to Langford Mayor Stew Young. (File photo)
Twelve parcels are up for rezoning in the heart of Langford. The lots are owned by Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church and the intention is for some of them to be sold for redevelopment.                                 (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Rezoning application includes 12 parcels in Langford’s core

Church prepares to sell land for redevelopment

Twelve parcels are up for rezoning in the heart of Langford. The lots are owned by Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church and the intention is for some of them to be sold for redevelopment.                                 (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
The Legion has applied to have their liquor license increased to support the addition of an outdoor patio. (Gazette file photo)

Legion liquor license request causes controversy

Langford council votes against recommending patio extension

The Legion has applied to have their liquor license increased to support the addition of an outdoor patio. (Gazette file photo)
Premier John Horgan (centre), flanked by Coun. Denise Blackwell and Coun. Winnie Sifert, stopped by Langford council chambers Monday to present them, along with Langford Mayor Stew Young, special service awards. City staffers Trina Cruikshank, Matthew Baldwin and Sharon Martin were also honoured for dedicateing more than 20 years to the city. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)

Premier praises Langford council for dedication, commitment

John Horgan presents awards for 25 years of service

Premier John Horgan (centre), flanked by Coun. Denise Blackwell and Coun. Winnie Sifert, stopped by Langford council chambers Monday to present them, along with Langford Mayor Stew Young, special service awards. City staffers Trina Cruikshank, Matthew Baldwin and Sharon Martin were also honoured for dedicateing more than 20 years to the city. (Katherine Engqvist/News Gazette staff)
Gerry Denis, manager of Staples WestShore, said staff are aiming to exceed last year’s total for an annual barbecue on Aug. 23 that raises funds to assist families who need a hand with the cost of school supplies. (Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)

Staples and Lions raising funds for school supplies

Organizers aim to exceed last year’s total of $8,000

  • Aug 22, 2017
Gerry Denis, manager of Staples WestShore, said staff are aiming to exceed last year’s total for an annual barbecue on Aug. 23 that raises funds to assist families who need a hand with the cost of school supplies. (Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)
The City of Langford is applying for a third time to have two parcels on Latoria Road removed from the ALR. (Map courtesy City of Langford)

Langford, SD62 partner for land swap deal

Langford pushes two properties for ALR exclusion for a third time

The City of Langford is applying for a third time to have two parcels on Latoria Road removed from the ALR. (Map courtesy City of Langford)
Langford council news in brief

Langford council news in brief

Council finds the funds for Belmont’s dry grad and rescinds readings for a rezoning bylaw

  • Aug 16, 2017
Langford council news in brief
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Langford Mayor Stew Young are happy with the progress of the West Shore Parkway extension, which will connect the Trans-Canada Highway with Highway 14.  (Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)

Federal minister views West Shore Parkway progress in Langford

Project linking two highways nearing completion

  • Aug 2, 2017
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Langford Mayor Stew Young are happy with the progress of the West Shore Parkway extension, which will connect the Trans-Canada Highway with Highway 14.  (Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)
Langford council news in brief

Langford council news in brief

Rebels look for more revenue sources and more West Shore housing moves ahead

  • Jul 19, 2017
Langford council news in brief
A proposed development for 3130 Jacklin Rd., has one Langford resident concerned that the Colwood watershed could be impacted. (Google maps)

Concern about development impact on Colwood watershed

Density and traffic issues raised for Langford development

  • Jun 23, 2017
A proposed development for 3130 Jacklin Rd., has one Langford resident concerned that the Colwood watershed could be impacted. (Google maps)
Langford council news in brief

Langford council news in brief

Rezoning applications could mean several new housing developments

Langford council news in brief