OMG!? A Gigantic Leap Forward for Our Community!

  • March 16, 2020
  • GoWestShore
by Anne Marie Moro Renderings and images from City of LangfordOK it was kind of unusual to have a Council Meeting at the City Centre Grill on Tuesday, February 25; but, hey, this was a Langford Council Meeting and they told us they something BIG they wanted the community to know about. They were right! It was a night with a number of huge, surprising...

U-bicycle Launched in Langford!

  • September 1, 2018
  • GoWestShore
U-bicycle North America, Western Canada’s first station-less bicycle-sharing platform, has officially launched in Langford with eight virtual parking zone locations around the City. This May, U-bicycle placed its first station at Belmont Residences. The property backs onto the Galloping Goose Trail and is biking distance to Langford Lake, regional parks and other convenient amenities, making this U-bicycle station a frequented...

Supporting Community Employment For 40 Years!

  • August 1, 2018
  • GoWestShore
Back in June 19, 1978, the WorkLink Employment Society (then known as the ‘Western Community Outreach Society’), opened its doors in the West Shore with 3 staff. Fast forward to their 40th year of community engagement and you’ll find the number has swelled to 47 staff working in 3 locations! Looking back, WorkLink can be justifiably proud of its many...

Victory to Vinyl Competition Results

  • May 6, 2018
  • GoWestShore
By Justin Sparks, Event Director Darcy’s Pub Westshore Photo credit: Justin Sparks Photography Video credit: GoWestShore & Sheila NykwistThe spectacular ‘Vinyl to Victory’ music competition held at Darcy’s Pub in Langford in March attracted 56 bands of which 16 bands were selected to compete. Our congratulations go out to ‘Teenage Violets’ who took home the $3,000 first prize money on the final night of...

Long-awaited Gateway to Bear Mountain Now Open

  • May 1, 2018
  • GoWestShore
Community UpdateOn Tuesday, April 10th at 7pm, the newly-constructed Bear Mountain Parkway extension—the City of Langford’s 'Olympic Corridor’—officially opened to the public. Approximately 3.5 km long, the $10.5M extension will connect the areas of Bear Mountain and South Skirt Mountain to the Leigh Road Interchange/Trans Canada Highway and extend access, via an overpass, into areas of central Langford. Following the ribbon cutting, residents, developers, and municipal employees were...

Tremendous Community Vision Realized

  • March 1, 2018
  • GoWestShore
By Anne Marie MoroAn exclusive invitation to Cherish at Central Park’s Early Bird Opening Ceremony brought out supporters, investors, architects, Langford Mayor, municipal councillors, special guests, staff and community residents to a heart-warming, ribbon-cutting celebration. Ten years in the making, Cherish at Central Park has realized a philosophy of community living for senior living that could only have been sustained through long-term collaboration with an entire business...

BC Premier & Langford Mayor Welcome GoWestShore Magazine

  • January 1, 2018
  • GoWestShore
BC Premier & Langford Mayor Official Welcome GoWestShore Magazine is proud to receive warm words of congratulations and success from Premier John Horgan and Langford Mayor Stewart Young in their Welcome Address of the Inaugural Issue. Premier-Mayor Welcome