News

Wait almost over for Wait for Me Daddy statue

!Edwin Dam de Nogales, one of the artists who created the Wait for me Daddy sculpture, watches as it is lowered into place in Hyack Square on Tuesday. The statue, which depicts an iconic photo of a young boy rushing up to his dad as his troop prepares to depart New Westminster for WWII, will be unveiled on Saturday. - MARIO BARTEL/NEWSLEADER
  • posted Sep 30, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Passersby at Hyack Square Tuesday got a tease of the Wait for Me Daddy statue as a work crew used a crane to hoist it into place.

Cartwright to run for council

  • posted Sep 30, 2014 at 4:00 PM

A Sapperton woman who led neighbourhood opposition to expansion plans by the Elizabeth Fry Society is running for New Westminster council.

Wait For Me Daddy memorial to be unveiled in New Westminster

  • updated Sep 30, 2014 at 2:49 PM

New Westminster will honour the iconic Wait For Me Daddy photo with the unveiling of a memorial statue Saturday

Stolen bows pose a danger

  • posted Sep 30, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Thieves who stole eight rare bows from Boorman Archery early Friday morning may find their loot more trouble than its worth.

Legal aid gets rare boost for family cases

  • updated Sep 30, 2014 at 3:59 PM

Victoria and Vancouver now have staff lawyers, pilot program to expand to three other B.C. centres to handle parent disputes

New Westminster News Leader Videos

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Question of the Day

Will education for BC students improve with the settlement of this latest school strike?

More News