Matthew Claxton

‘Rising sun’ flag flap in B.C. high school sparks counter-petition

‘Rising sun’ flag flap in B.C. high school sparks counter-petition

Few people have yet signed the petition to keep up an Imperial Japanese flag in a Langley classroom

‘Rising sun’ flag flap in B.C. high school sparks counter-petition
Judge rules against ALC on rural B.C. subdivision

Judge rules against ALC on rural B.C. subdivision

The ALC can’t change the definition of an acre, the judge ruled.

  • Nov 15, 2018
Judge rules against ALC on rural B.C. subdivision
Giovanni Romegioli of the now-closed Starbuds shop says the dispensary was “bullied” out of business by Langley Township. (Langley Advance files)

B.C. marijuana dispensary operator ordered to pay $270,000 in fines

Months of tickets from Langley bylaw officers added up.

Giovanni Romegioli of the now-closed Starbuds shop says the dispensary was “bullied” out of business by Langley Township. (Langley Advance files)
Wendy Craighead, Nikki Pedersen, Alexa Bretschneider, Diana Kirillova, Tonia Scurr, Braelyn Gerhardt, Sarah Hay, Rachel Davies, Ashley Gauthier, and Sherri Plantinga of Royal Ocean Events, the company that sponsored the memorial bench.

Bench made out of hockey sticks honours Humboldt Broncos at B.C. rink

Former NHLers, hockey moms, and local firms created the memorial.

Wendy Craighead, Nikki Pedersen, Alexa Bretschneider, Diana Kirillova, Tonia Scurr, Braelyn Gerhardt, Sarah Hay, Rachel Davies, Ashley Gauthier, and Sherri Plantinga of Royal Ocean Events, the company that sponsored the memorial bench.
B.C. pot dispensary landlord must pay $96,000 in fines: judge

B.C. pot dispensary landlord must pay $96,000 in fines: judge

A medical marijuana dispensary was ticketed 227 times.

  • Oct 4, 2018
B.C. pot dispensary landlord must pay $96,000 in fines: judge
Refugee claimant guilty of assault for spitting on immigration officer

Refugee claimant guilty of assault for spitting on immigration officer

Incident happened at B.C. border crossing, involving Ronald Dosson

Refugee claimant guilty of assault for spitting on immigration officer
It takes Jean Moulton about four minutes to navigate the four steps at her Langley home. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance)

Volunteer crew ready to build ramps for B.C. amputee

Jean Moulton will soon have an easier time getting in and out of her home.

It takes Jean Moulton about four minutes to navigate the four steps at her Langley home. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance)
It takes Jean Moulton about four minutes to navigate the four steps at her Langley home. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance)

Lack of government funding leaves B.C. double amputee struggling

Jean Moulton filled out the paperwork, but the program to build ramps at her home is out of cash.

It takes Jean Moulton about four minutes to navigate the four steps at her Langley home. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance)
Nicole and David Davis operate a family farm in Langley that’s been on the same site since the 1880s. They’re worried about changes to Canada’s dairy industry under a re-negotiated NAFTA. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance)

VIDEO: B.C. farmers worry NAFTA deal could affect livelihoods

Canada’s dairy and poultry system is a sticking point in the trade negotiations.

  • Aug 30, 2018
Nicole and David Davis operate a family farm in Langley that’s been on the same site since the 1880s. They’re worried about changes to Canada’s dairy industry under a re-negotiated NAFTA. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance)
Jane Huang’s car was flung into the ditch after being struck by a train on CP Rail tracks. (Langley Advance files)

Woman gets $2 million after 2014 train crash

A lawsuit over a woman injured in a train collision has ended in a multi-million dollar judgment.

Jane Huang’s car was flung into the ditch after being struck by a train on CP Rail tracks. (Langley Advance files)
Decals of support for the Hells Angels on bikes gathering for a ride in Aldergrove Saturday. (CFSEU)

Anti-gang police monitor Veterans MC ride in Lower Mainland

Police say the the group, a ‘three-piece’ patched club has ties to the Hells Angels

Decals of support for the Hells Angels on bikes gathering for a ride in Aldergrove Saturday. (CFSEU)
Trinity Western University’s campus. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance)

B.C. Christian school mulls covenant, future of law school after court ruling

The university still wants to open a law school, but is looking at its options.

Trinity Western University’s campus. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance)
A rendering of TWU’s proposed law school.

UPDATED: B.C. Christian university loses fight for law school in Canada’s top court

The court found that the school would have limited access to the legal profession unfairly.

A rendering of TWU’s proposed law school.
A screencap of the video showing the woman arguing with Tim Hortons staff.

Feces-flinging woman attacks B.C. Tim Hortons staff

RCMP arrested the woman after the incident.

A screencap of the video showing the woman arguing with Tim Hortons staff.
Kari Simpson, seen here at an anti-SOGI rally. (Black Press Digital)

B.C. parents riled after son’s Halloween photos used in anti-SOGI speech

Culture Guard’s Kari Simpson has been using a former student’s photo in presentations.

Kari Simpson, seen here at an anti-SOGI rally. (Black Press Digital)
Members of the Soldiers of Odin group attended the anti-SOGI rally. (Black Press files)

B.C. Hells Angels invited to rally by anti-SOGI organizer

The Culture Guard group has helped Hells Angels in the past, said its executive director.

Members of the Soldiers of Odin group attended the anti-SOGI rally. (Black Press files)
Conservative leader Andrew Scheer visits Lower Mainland

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer visits Lower Mainland

The new party leader came for a picnic and meet-and-greet with Langley supporters

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer visits Lower Mainland