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)
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)
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)
Friday crash between a motorcycle and a vehicle snarls traffic on McCallum Road in Langford
Friday crash between a motorcycle and a vehicle snarls traffic on McCallum Road in Langford
A sign at the entrance of Goldstream Provincial Park reads “closed” as West Shore RCMP officers stand guard prohibiting the public from entering. (Contributed by Marilou Gagnon)

Province to help tent city and keep neighbourhood safe: Langford mayor

Province shares a plan for more modular housing for short-term stays

A sign at the entrance of Goldstream Provincial Park reads “closed” as West Shore RCMP officers stand guard prohibiting the public from entering. (Contributed by Marilou Gagnon)
Tawny Artel, manager of 2 Thumbs Up Video in Langford enjoys that people kids can still experience picking out a DVD from the video store. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Video store in Langford shares secret to survival in the streaming age

Store manager, Tawny Artel, is happy kids can still pick out a movie in a store

Tawny Artel, manager of 2 Thumbs Up Video in Langford enjoys that people kids can still experience picking out a DVD from the video store. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
John Fleury’s ‘39 Ford is one of many cars that will be on display as part of the annual Langford Show and Shine on Sunday, Aug. 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Contributed photo)

Car fanatics get set for Langford’s Show and Shine

Hundreds of cars to line downtown streets Sunday

John Fleury’s ‘39 Ford is one of many cars that will be on display as part of the annual Langford Show and Shine on Sunday, Aug. 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Contributed photo)
John Cardilicchia (left), Rebels’ special teams coach, Charly, Rebels’ head coach, and Isaiah, Rebels’ slotback and wide receiver, represent three generations of the Cardilicchia name on the Westshore Rebels. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Three generations: Football is life for Cardilicchia trio

John Cardilicchia has coached his son and now his grandson with the Westshore Rebels

John Cardilicchia (left), Rebels’ special teams coach, Charly, Rebels’ head coach, and Isaiah, Rebels’ slotback and wide receiver, represent three generations of the Cardilicchia name on the Westshore Rebels. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
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Emergency crews respond to incident in Goldstream Provincial Park

Delays in both directions on the Trans-Canada Highway in Langford

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Langford Lake main beach closed due to poor water quality

Langford Lake main beach closed due to poor water quality

High levels of E. coli detected in sampling

Langford Lake main beach closed due to poor water quality
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Langford already feeling effects of proposed speculation tax

Mayor Stew Young fears tax will trigger another economic downturn

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Tradespeople, students and others taking advantage of new Airbnb hotel in Langford

Tradespeople, students and others taking advantage of new Airbnb hotel in Langford

Local developer saw a demand for short-term rentals

  • Jun 14, 2018
Tradespeople, students and others taking advantage of new Airbnb hotel in Langford
Fred Gallichen (left), owner of Memories Antiques at the Trading Post, and Kristina Ellard, sales and media manager at General Salvage, stand in the middle of Jacklin Road where construction has been going on since February for the Jacklin/Jenkins roads project. The two say their businesses have taken a hit since 
construction started.                                 (Lindsey Horsting                                /News Gazette staff)

Businesses take a hit due to the construction on Jacklin Road

One business owner hopes construction will pay off in the long run

Fred Gallichen (left), owner of Memories Antiques at the Trading Post, and Kristina Ellard, sales and media manager at General Salvage, stand in the middle of Jacklin Road where construction has been going on since February for the Jacklin/Jenkins roads project. The two say their businesses have taken a hit since 
construction started.                                 (Lindsey Horsting                                /News Gazette staff)