Dustin Godfrey

Abbotsford parents can no longer opt kids out of class content for personal beliefs

Change comes as part of ‘big overhaul’ of school district’s learning resources policy approved by board

Manure company causing ‘toxic’ stink at Abbotsford school seeks permit

Property across from King Traditional Elementary cannot operate manure facility without permit

Abbotsford conference a testament to youths’ capacity: organizers

Conference on harm reduction, mental health, foster system and more organized entirely by youth

Abbotsford students holding donations drive for Canuck Place

Grade 8 students are hoping to get gift cards, toys and other items for children’s hospice

Abbotsford School District’s executive raises nearly double many employees

Including remuneration and expenses, average pay to employees who made over $75,000 increased 3.35%

Abbotsford school bus driver’s labour complaint parked

Michael Wester claimed a disciplinary action was ‘conspired and fraudulent’ to cover up another incident

Abbotsford students show low satisfaction with education, survey finds

Students feel ill-prepared for future jobs and schools and unsatisfied by course materials

Abbotsford’s top educators get 6% raise for 2017/18

Compensation for the school district’s executive staff totalled $1.067M, raise of nearly $63,000

Abbotsford Indigenous, special needs students see record grad rates

But test scores still show special needs, Indigenous students lag behind, and it’s worse for older students

No prescription heroin in Abbotsford anytime soon: Fraser Health

Opioid treatment workers say prescription heroin could be more effective than suboxone or methadone

Abbotsford school trustees spend $10,300 on travel

Two trustees, Phil Anderson and former chair Shirley Wilson, claimed half the board’s total

City of Abbotsford eyeing clothing donation bin changes after B.C. death

Body found in West Vancouver bin over weekend was fifth death in four years, BC Coroners say

Abbotsford’s New Year’s baby a ‘shining light’

Zoelle Gia Bellen was born at 12:42 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2019

No supervised consumption site coming to Abbotsford

Feasibility study by Fraser Health found overdose prevention sites a better fit for Abbotsford

A WAY HOME: Bonds formed on Abbotsford’s front lines of homelessness

Non-profit work can involve a lot of burnout, but for many the rewards come from those around them

The evolving relationship between the homeless and Abbotsford City Hall

Since the chicken manure incident, that relationship has largely improved, Mayor Henry Braun says

‘It’s like a trap; it’s like they don’t want you to succeed’

Abbotsford youths formerly in government care speak out on how the system can foster homelessness

A WAY HOME: Ministry responds to criticism of foster system

Ministry says number of youth in system is shrinking, more being done to help youth transition

A WAY HOME: Busting myths around homelessness

Stephen Gaetz, director of the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, speaks on widespread myths

Shining Son: A light lost from an Abbotsford mother’s life

A year-and-a-half later, Zanzara Huebsch struggles to cope with the loss of her son