Langford, British Columbia

What is Langford, British Columbia known for?


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Winner of a Provincial "Communities in Bloom" Award in 2007, Langford council has also set up an award winning program for developing affordable housing. Every year in mid-December, Langford hosts an annual fire truck parade which features decorated emergency vehicles from around the province. The first Canadian community based on the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) environmental standard, Westhills, was developed near Langford Lake. Langford has http


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within the City of Langford to build one affordable home for every 10 single-family lots subdivided. Bear Mountain Tree-Sit Protest Langford made news in early 2008 as a growing protest brought attention to a conflict surrounding Bear Mountain Resort (Bear Mountain (resort)). Protestors against the development claimed that the construction of the country club and high-end resort community desecrated sacred First Nations caves


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Category:Populated places on the British Columbia Coast Category:Cities in British Columbia Category:Populated places in the Capital Regional District Category:Greater Victoria The second largest concentration of British Columbia population is located at the southern tip of Vancouver Island, which is made up of the 13 municipalities of Greater Victoria, Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia), Saanich (Saanich, British Columbia), Esquimalt, British Columbia Esquimalt


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in Langford include shopping at the Westshore Town Centre shopping mall (formerly Canwest Mall) with its 55 stores and services including major department, grocery, and retail chain stores as well as a seven-screen movie theatre. Cineplex Odeon to Open New Multiplex at Westshore Town Centre Douglas magazine !-- Bot generated


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to one of Vancouver Island's largest high schools, Belmont Secondary School. A new high school is currently being built to replace the old Belmont School. There is also the Lighthouse Christian Academy which serves Kindergarten to Grade 12. Notable features Langford is directly connected to its neighbour Colwood (Colwood, British Columbia). The city council has enjoyed praise regarding the upkeep and tidiness of the central business district.


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” and “Rose”, and the profanity-laden working class anthem “T.N.T.” The nearest commercial shopping areas are in the adjacent municipality of Langford (Langford, British Columbia). Public education is provided by the Sooke School District's elementary, middle, and secondary schools in Langford. Rock began his music career in Langford, British Columbia (a suburb of Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia)) as a guitarist playing with friends William Alexander


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to the southeast, Highlands (Highlands, British Columbia) to the north, Metchosin (Metchosin, British Columbia) to the southwest, and View Royal (View Royal, British Columbia) to the northeast. History Langford was named after Captain Edward Langford, who in 1851 established a farm called Colwood for the Puget Sound Agricultural Company in the area that covers most of modern Langford and Colwood (Colwood, British Columbia). Victoria Vision: 150 years ago all of Colwood was for rent Langford was incorporated as a district municipality in December 1992. City of Langford website Attractions A park was built in remembrance of Canadian war veterans. It is located on the southeast corner of the city's main traffic intersection: Veterans Memorial Parkway and Goldstream Avenue. Although the pace of development and some planning decisions (particularly "big-box" retail developments) have attracted criticism, the community continues to grow rapidly. It is the largest municipality in the Western Communities, and third-largest in the Capital Regional District after Saanich (Saanich, British Columbia) and Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia). It serves as the commercial hub for the Western Communities. Activities in Langford include shopping at the The '''Western Communities''' or '''WestShore''' is a term used to describe the suburban municipalities of Colwood (Colwood, British Columbia), Langford (Langford, British Columbia), Metchosin (Metchosin, British Columbia) and The Highlands (Highlands, British Columbia). Greater Langford and unincorporated districts (unincorporated community) west of Esquimalt Harbour and Portage Inlet, and south of the Malahat (Malahat, British Columbia) in the Capital Regional District (CRD), Greater Victoria of British Columbia, Canada. The Town of View Royal (View Royal, British Columbia), which straddles Esquimalt Harbour, may also be included. It is an area of growing residential subdivisions, although farmland and substantial tracts of wilderness still predominate.


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within the City of Langford to build one affordable home for every 10 single-family lots subdivided. Bear Mountain Tree-Sit Protest Langford made news in early 2008 as a growing protest brought attention to a conflict surrounding Bear Mountain Resort (Bear Mountain (resort)). Protestors against the development claimed that the construction of the country club and high-end resort community desecrated sacred First Nations caves

Winnipeg) during high school in Langford, B.C. (Langford, British Columbia) Shortly after they joined with drummer Taylor Nelson Little and sax bass player Gary Middleclass (''né'' Gary Bourgeois) to form a pop-punk band. As the band got started, Bob Rock simultaneously started his career as a recording engineer at Little Mountain Sound Studios in Vancouver, B.C., allowing the Payola$ the time to record their first single, "China Boys" (1979). !-- Some Payola$ discographies

and on-line sources list a 1978 single called "Money For Hype" This is a mistake; "Money For Hype" was by an obscure UK act called Payola, no relation to this band -- This single was sold at their gigs and in local music stores. Spotted by A&M Records, the band was given the budget to record four songs, which were issued as ''Introducing Payola$'' in 1980. The major-label EP included a new version of their signature song “China Boys”, early versions of “Jukebox

Langford, British Columbia

'''Langford''' is a city located on southern Vancouver Island in the province of British Columbia, Canada. It is considered the urban core of the West Shore, also known as the Western Communities. Langford is one of the 13 component municipalities of Greater Victoria and is within the Capital Regional District. Langford was incorporated in 1992 and has a population of approximately 29,000 people. Its municipal neighbours are Colwood (Colwood, British Columbia) to the southeast, Highlands (Highlands, British Columbia) to the north, Metchosin (Metchosin, British Columbia) to the southwest, and View Royal (View Royal, British Columbia) to the northeast.

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