Dan Ferguson

B.C. school’s pledge to ban sex outside of heterosexual marriage now optional for students

B.C. school’s pledge to ban sex outside of heterosexual marriage now optional for students

Community convenant of Langley’s Trinity Western University has been centre of rights debate

B.C. school’s pledge to ban sex outside of heterosexual marriage now optional for students
Lucas Oldale, a nine-year-old Grade 4 student from Langley, was preparing for the upcoming world invitational Pokemon card game championships in Nashville by playing 14-year-old Jaxson Piwek from Surrey, who is also going to the Nashville event, at Pastime Sports and Games in Langley City. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

VIDEO: B.C. nine-year-old wins invite to world Pokemon championships

Currently ranked 21 among junior players in North America

Lucas Oldale, a nine-year-old Grade 4 student from Langley, was preparing for the upcoming world invitational Pokemon card game championships in Nashville by playing 14-year-old Jaxson Piwek from Surrey, who is also going to the Nashville event, at Pastime Sports and Games in Langley City. Dan Ferguson Langley Times
Melanie Teed-Murch, President of Toys ‘R’ Us and Babies ‘R’ Us Canada, says some Americans have been crossing into Canada to shop since the U.S. parent chain shut down.                                Dan Ferguson Langley Times

Bright future for Canadian Toys ‘R’ Us stores, president says during B.C. visit

Americans are coming north to shop since the U.S. chain went under

Melanie Teed-Murch, President of Toys ‘R’ Us and Babies ‘R’ Us Canada, says some Americans have been crossing into Canada to shop since the U.S. parent chain shut down.                                Dan Ferguson Langley Times
Aaliyah Rosa. Courtesy RCMP

B.C. homicide cops probe death of 7-year-old girl

Aaliyah Rosa’s body was discovered inside a rental unit at 20053 68 Avenue in Willoughby

Aaliyah Rosa. Courtesy RCMP
Surrey courthouse. File photo

Details revealed about 2016 kidnap-torture cases in B.C.

Langley woman sentenced to five years for two abductions

Surrey courthouse. File photo
Former B.C. education minister considers Langley mayoral run

Former B.C. education minister considers Langley mayoral run

Promises decision about running for Langley City mayor by early August

Former B.C. education minister considers Langley mayoral run
Orphaned bear cubs Seymour and River are staying at the Critter Care wildlife rehabilitation facility in Langley until they can be returned to the wild. Photo supplied

VIDEO: Cute bear cubs playing in pool

Orphaned brother and sister cared for at Critter Care facility

Orphaned bear cubs Seymour and River are staying at the Critter Care wildlife rehabilitation facility in Langley until they can be returned to the wild. Photo supplied
Sharon Gregson, spokesperson for the Coalition of Child Care Advocates of B.C. File photo

Human rights tribunal complaint by mom example of B.C. daycare “chaos,” advocate says

Parent claims she was forced to quit her job because employer didn’t give her time to find a daycare.

Sharon Gregson, spokesperson for the Coalition of Child Care Advocates of B.C. File photo
Jockey Frankie Dettori and Without Parole enter the winners circle at Ascot. Photo courtesy Tanya Gunther

VIDEO: Horse owned by B.C. breeder wins prestigious Ascot race

Victory for John and Tanya Gunther follows Triple Crown win

Jockey Frankie Dettori and Without Parole enter the winners circle at Ascot. Photo courtesy Tanya Gunther
A report of an attempted abduction near Alice Brown park in Langley’s Brookswood neighbourhood turned out to be a prank, police said. The incident caused several days of anxiety in the surrounding area. Undated Google image

Fake attempted abduction not funny to B.C. neighbourhood residents

Two teenage boys won’t face criminal charges after scaring girl

A report of an attempted abduction near Alice Brown park in Langley’s Brookswood neighbourhood turned out to be a prank, police said. The incident caused several days of anxiety in the surrounding area. Undated Google image
This cargo container was knocked off a truck that failed to clear the Glover overpass on Hwy. 1 in Langley. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

Calls for better truck driver training after overpass crash blocks B.C. highway

Trucking association president says some schools aren’t fully training drivers

This cargo container was knocked off a truck that failed to clear the Glover overpass on Hwy. 1 in Langley. Dan Ferguson Langley Times
The Triple Crown win by “Justify” was a dream come true for Langley breeder John Gunther. Mike Lizzi photo under Creative Commons licence

VIDEO: Fresh challenge for B.C. breeder who produced Triple Crown winner, Justify

Next up, the St James’s Palace Stakes at the Royal Ascot race course

The Triple Crown win by “Justify” was a dream come true for Langley breeder John Gunther. Mike Lizzi photo under Creative Commons licence
Participants in a pro-pipeline rally in Langley were greeted by this placard-bearing costumed character. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

VIDEO: Pipeline supporters rally across B.C.

Langley event one of five held in B.C.

Participants in a pro-pipeline rally in Langley were greeted by this placard-bearing costumed character. Dan Ferguson Langley Times
File photo of Zsomber Toth with his mother Andrea Czegledi. File photo

B.C. man’s long battle to recover from critical head injuries ends

A celebration of life is planned for Zsombor Toth on Friday

File photo of Zsomber Toth with his mother Andrea Czegledi. File photo
Parkour enthusiasts at the Langley City facility. Plans are in the works to have the park host a two-day international event with top athletes in 2019. Miranda Gathercole Langley Time

International Parkour Competition coming to B.C. city

Canada’s largest outdoor Parkour park only Canadian stop on North American tour

Parkour enthusiasts at the Langley City facility. Plans are in the works to have the park host a two-day international event with top athletes in 2019. Miranda Gathercole Langley Time
Theatre stops showing Amy Schumer movie trailer after B.C. father complains

Theatre stops showing Amy Schumer movie trailer after B.C. father complains

It ran before a family-rated movie where children could see it

Theatre stops showing Amy Schumer movie trailer after B.C. father complains
Khyber Barnett and Chandan Teja from the Langley-based KimNik Shotokan Karate Academy in action at the Karate Canada National Championships. Photo courtesy Sharon Barnett, BC Sport Karate Snaps.

VIDEO: B.C. team dominates Karate Canada national championship

Record-setting performance celebrated by Karate B.C.

Khyber Barnett and Chandan Teja from the Langley-based KimNik Shotokan Karate Academy in action at the Karate Canada National Championships. Photo courtesy Sharon Barnett, BC Sport Karate Snaps.
A video uploaded to social media shows a pickup truck driving on the shoulder of Hwy. 1 through Langley, illegally passing vehicles on the right. Courtesy James Milne

VIDEO: Dashcam records near-miss by bad driver

Speeding pickup truck shown illegally passing on highway shoulder

A video uploaded to social media shows a pickup truck driving on the shoulder of Hwy. 1 through Langley, illegally passing vehicles on the right. Courtesy James Milne
A police officer with the regional Integrated Road Safety Unit was knocked down by a pickup truck with a trailer while he was at the intersection of 200 Street and Fraser Highway looking for distracted drivers using cell phones. The officer’s injuries were said to be relatively minor. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

VIDEO: Police officer looking for distracted drivers gets hit by truck

Road safety investigator clipped by trailer while patrolling busy intersection

A police officer with the regional Integrated Road Safety Unit was knocked down by a pickup truck with a trailer while he was at the intersection of 200 Street and Fraser Highway looking for distracted drivers using cell phones. The officer’s injuries were said to be relatively minor. Dan Ferguson Langley Times
The author of a new history of the B.C. labour movement says while fewer people belong to unions these day, they aren’t likely to become extinct. Supplied photo

Some surprises in new book about B.C. labour movement

“On the Line” charts history of the union movement back to the 1800s

The author of a new history of the B.C. labour movement says while fewer people belong to unions these day, they aren’t likely to become extinct. Supplied photo