New markers for local Victoria Cross recipients

!Brian Boyle and Jarma del Rosario of Forest Lawn Memorial Park with the new grave marker for M.J. O’Rourke, a First World War veteran and Victoria Cross recipient. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is working with the Burnaby cemetery to upgrade the markers for the two Victoria Cross recipients buried there. - Wanda Chow/NewsLeader
  • updated Aug 21, 2014 at 2:11 PM

One hundred years after the First World War started, new markers will be installed on the Burnaby graves of two Victoria Cross recipients

Community

Some fun ideas for fall in Burnaby

  • posted Aug 21, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Hot off his performance at the recent Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival, the Steve Kozak Band is sure to get your toes tapping

News

Search of problem home yields weapons, stolen goods, 18 residents

  • updated Aug 21, 2014 at 11:59 AM

Several police agencies tackled a problem house in southeast Burnaby recently which yielded numerous weapons, stolen property and 18 arrests

News

UPDATE: Opponents react to coal transfer facility approval at Fraser Surrey Docks

  • updated Aug 21, 2014 at 3:19 PM

Fraser River facility will unload trains to travel through White Rock and South Surrey to a shipping facility at Texada Island.

News

New group aims to give Metrotown voice

  • updated Aug 21, 2014 at 9:57 AM

Metrotown resident Rick McGowan wants to create a new residents association to advocate for people living in the neighbourhood.

Burnaby NewsLeader Videos

Question of the Day

Should marijuana be legalized in Canada?

Community Events, August 2014

Add an Event


Get Adobe Flash player


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Aug 22 edition online now. Browse the archives.