Riding Profile

About
“Beautiful Langley—Aldergrove” is a wonderful place to live, work and raise a family. It is made up of a number of unique and vibrant communities, including Aldergrove, Brookswood, Fernridge, Fort Langley, Murrayville, Walnut Grove, Willoughby, Bradner-Mt Lehman and Aberdeen. The population of the riding of Langley—Aldergrove is 103,085.

History
The riding of Langley—Aldergrove was created by Elections Canada in the 2013 Electoral Redistribution Order. It first came into effect after the 2015 Federal Election.

Where We Are
Aldergrove is located in the eastern portion of the Greater Vancouver Regional District, just 44 km from Vancouver, 167 km from Whistler, and meets the US border.

Boundaries
The riding is largely made up of the previous riding of Langley, while also including a western portion of the City of Abbotsford. It does not include the City of Langley and a North-West portion of the Township of Langley, which extends South of Highway One and West of 200th St.

The boundary extends as far north as the Fraser River and as far south as 0 Ave. On the west side of the riding, the boundary runs north on 196th St from 0 Ave along Township boundaries. The boundary continues around the City of Langley boundaries and runs north along 200th St until Highway 1, at which point the western boundary returns to 196th St and heads north to the Fraser River.

On the east side of the riding, the boundary runs north on Mount Lehman Rd from 0 Ave. The boundary follows Mount Lehman Rd north to Highway One, and follows Highway One west until Bradner Rd. The boundary continues north on Bradner Rd to the Fraser River.

Climate
Langley—Aldergrove is situated on the rich and fertile land of the Fraser Valley, only 24 km (15 miles) from the Pacific Ocean. With the mountains to the north and Georgia Strait to the west, Langley enjoys a temperate climate. The mild winters bring plenty of precipitation, but only ten days of snow on average, keeping the area green all year long. Summers in Langley—Aldergrove usually see very little rain, with an average temperature of 17°C. 

Langley Arts Council
The Langley Arts Council is a non-profit society founded in 1968 to encourage and stimulate the development of the arts in the community. The Council is very active in the community, sponsoring scholarships, grants, cultural and multicultural events and heritage conservation programs. Thirty organizations are currently affiliated with the Council, which meets every third Wednesday of the month to review the activities of member groups.

Seniors
Established in 1980, the Langley Senior Resource Society is an umbrella agency for a variety of services and seniors groups, including Alzheimer’s Support, Arthritis Society, Langley Hospice Society, Meals on Wheels, and the Outreach Program. There is also a recreation centre for seniors and an adult day centre. At present, the Society’s recreation arm has approximately 1,000 members who enjoy a warm, home-like feeling in the Centre’s many activity areas.

Community Links
Township of Langley - www.tol.ca
Tourism Langley - www.tourism-langley.ca
Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce - www.langleychamber.com
City of Abbotsford - www.abbotsford.ca
Tourism Abbotsford - www.tourismabbotsford.ca
Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce - www.abbotsfordchamber.com