|MP for Mission—Coquitlam|
|Preceded by||Seat Created|
|Succeeded by||Daphne Jennings|
23 January 1943|
Rossland, British Columbia
|Died||30 July 2009
Port Moody, British Columbia
|Political party||New Democratic Party|
|Occupation||journalist, printer, activist|
She was elected in the 1988 federal election, representing the Mission—Coquitlam electoral district for the New Democratic Party. She served in the 34th Canadian Parliament but lost to Daphne Jennings of the Reform Party in the 1993 federal election. She also campaigned unsuccessfully in the 1997 federal election in the Port Moody—Coquitlam riding.
- Sinoski, Kelly (19 August 2009). "Langan fought for women's rights; Writer, feminist, politician and organizer remembered as tenacious battler". Vancouver Sun. p. A3.
- Statement by New Democrat Leader Jack Layton on the death of former NDP MP Joy Langan Archived 2 August 2009 at the Wayback Machine.. 31 July 2009.
- Shanahan, Noreen (17 August 2009). "Activist liked to say she had a PhD in being a working woman". The Globe and Mail. p. S10.