Langford, Sooke to see 494 affordable housing units in coming years Langford and Sooke residents in need of affordable housing will soon see some reprieve with the possibility of 494 affordable homes coming to both communities by 2021. The Capital Regional District (CRD), BC Housing and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) announced Thursday… Read more »
Students at Belmont Secondary are getting an early Christmas gift from the City of Langford, one that will allow athletics programs to use the school’s playing field year-round. Thanks to a donation from the city valued at nearly $400,000, a turf field will replace the existing grass one and should be ready for use early… Read more »
The B.C. government says more affordable child-care spaces and rental units are coming to Langford. On Friday, Premier John Horgan announced an additional 80 rental units and 36 child-care spaces for Phase 2 of the Oak Park redevelopment in the 600 block of Goldstream Avenue. The child-care facility, to be operated by Atira Women’s Resource… Read more »
A new report by Zoocasa shows most buyers in British Columbia don’t earn enough to afford the average home, and 16 out of 20 markets studied in the province were deemed to be unaffordable. However, the report states that Langford is the 4th most affordable BC city.
The province has announced a new urgent primary care centre will open in Langford next month. The new Westshore Urgent Primary Care Centre at 582 Goldstream Avenue will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. starting on Nov. 5. Premier John Horgan made the announcement on Friday in Langford. Horgan said launching an urgent… Read more »
Langford Mayor Stew Young plans to bring Boxing B.C. on Bear Mountain. The plan is to get a provincial facility there to join other national team athletes already training there. Bear Mountain is home to Golf Canada’s centralized development program and the Canadian mountain biking team that trains there for part of the year. The… Read more »