Dustin Godfrey

Dave Teixeira.

Advocate for Abbotsford victim’s family blasts ‘secretive’ B.C. Review Board

Comments come following Gabriel Klein’s fitness for trial hearings in high school stabbing case

Dave Teixeira.
A Black Press Extreme Education & Career Fair attendee spins a prize wheel at one of the booths in the fair Thursday afternoon. Dustin Godfrey/Black Press

VIDEO: Dozens of employers accepting resumes at Black Press Media’s career fair

110 exhibitors ranging from all types of careers and education services present in Cloverdale

A Black Press Extreme Education & Career Fair attendee spins a prize wheel at one of the booths in the fair Thursday afternoon. Dustin Godfrey/Black Press
Jacob Bredenhof has been showing a lot of strength and maturity as he undergoes treatment for an aggressive form of cancer — the same type that took Terry Fox’s life nearly 40 years ago. Tracey Bredenhof/Submitted photo

Abbotsford family doing Terry Fox Run for son ahead of amputation

Jacob Bredenhof has done 6 rounds of chemo after osteosarcoma diagnosis — same cancer Terry Fox had

Jacob Bredenhof has been showing a lot of strength and maturity as he undergoes treatment for an aggressive form of cancer — the same type that took Terry Fox’s life nearly 40 years ago. Tracey Bredenhof/Submitted photo
An artist’s sketch depicts Gabriel Klein in court during his fitness hearing on April 19 at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Sketch by Sheila Allan)

Klein found unfit for murder trial over Abbotsford school stabbing

Gabriel Klein is set to appear before the B.C. Review Board again in mid-January

An artist’s sketch depicts Gabriel Klein in court during his fitness hearing on April 19 at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Sketch by Sheila Allan)
Michael Douglas Sheets, convicted of manslaughter, arson and other charges, has been returned to Mission Institution, officials say. (Submitted photo)

Convicted killer recaptured after escaping B.C. prison

Michael Douglas Sheets had escaped Mission Institution Saturday night

Michael Douglas Sheets, convicted of manslaughter, arson and other charges, has been returned to Mission Institution, officials say. (Submitted photo)
UPDATED: Surrey motorcyclist in serious condition after crash in Abbotsford

UPDATED: Surrey motorcyclist in serious condition after crash in Abbotsford

A 51-year-old woman, also from Surrey, investigated for impaired driving following the crash

UPDATED: Surrey motorcyclist in serious condition after crash in Abbotsford
City of Abbotsford bylaw officers work down at the Gladys Ave. homeless camp, speaking with people still at the site, where B.C. Hydro crews cleared the campsite just weeks prior. Though the area has largely remained vacant, a few shopping carts and tents continue to pop up at the location. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford cops confirm 1st tickets issued over Gladys homeless camp

Tickets came day after pedestrian fatally struck on Gladys Avenue near homeless camp in July

City of Abbotsford bylaw officers work down at the Gladys Ave. homeless camp, speaking with people still at the site, where B.C. Hydro crews cleared the campsite just weeks prior. Though the area has largely remained vacant, a few shopping carts and tents continue to pop up at the location. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)
The Fraser Health Authority has seen the number of naloxone kits go up by nearly 30 per cent year over year, while emergency responses for overdoses have gone down by 22 to 24 per cent in the region. Meanwhile deaths are holding steady compared with last year. (Keri Coles/Black Press file photo)

Take-home naloxone may be replacing 911 calls in parts of Lower Mainland

Naloxone kits handed out up 29% over 2017, ambulance calls and emergency visits down 22-24%, deaths hold steady

The Fraser Health Authority has seen the number of naloxone kits go up by nearly 30 per cent year over year, while emergency responses for overdoses have gone down by 22 to 24 per cent in the region. Meanwhile deaths are holding steady compared with last year. (Keri Coles/Black Press file photo)
(Abbotsford Police Department/Facebook)

Child, 3, survives fall from 3rd-floor window with no major injuries

Abbotsford Police Department spokesperson says toddler lucky to be alive after fall of that height

(Abbotsford Police Department/Facebook)
Abbotsford horse counselling group seeking to rebuild after fire

Abbotsford horse counselling group seeking to rebuild after fire

Shamrock Counselling reports all horses and humans safe after fire destroyed their barn housing horses

Abbotsford horse counselling group seeking to rebuild after fire
WATCH: Lamborghini races a Blue Angels F-18 Hornet at Abbotsford Airshow

WATCH: Lamborghini races a Blue Angels F-18 Hornet at Abbotsford Airshow

See our video of the fighter jet taking off from inside the Lamborghini on a nearby, parallel runway

WATCH: Lamborghini races a Blue Angels F-18 Hornet at Abbotsford Airshow
A hiker was rescued by the Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service after falling from a trail in the Sumas Mountain area. (Kevin MacDonald photo)

Hiker rescued from fall in Sumas Mountain trails in Abbotsford

Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service crews were called to the trails at around 7:30 p.m. Friday evening

A hiker was rescued by the Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service after falling from a trail in the Sumas Mountain area. (Kevin MacDonald photo)
Convicted murderer missing from Mission Minimum prison

Convicted murderer missing from Mission Minimum prison

John Norman MacKenzie, 57, is considered to be a low risk to the public

Convicted murderer missing from Mission Minimum prison
A child is safe after an Abbotsford Police Department officer scaled this building and rescued the four-year-old from a narrow ledge on the third floor. (Kevin MacDonald photo)

Abbotsford police rescue 4-year-old from 3rd-floor ledge

Crews called for child that had climbed out of a window and could fall at any moment Tuesday night

A child is safe after an Abbotsford Police Department officer scaled this building and rescued the four-year-old from a narrow ledge on the third floor. (Kevin MacDonald photo)
This house on Wilerose Street was cordoned off by police Saturday night and into Sunday morning following a shooting at the residence. (Kevin MacDonald photo)

UPDATE: Police identify man, 19, killed in Abbotsford shooting

Gagandeep Dhaliwal dies following shooting on Saturday night, another man is recovering

This house on Wilerose Street was cordoned off by police Saturday night and into Sunday morning following a shooting at the residence. (Kevin MacDonald photo)
A resident attempts to slow the spread of a blaze by spraying a garden hose around the property. The fire ultimately damaged three houses on top of the primary house on Seal Way, which was gutted in the rear.                                Photo: Kevin MacDonald

Fire guts back of one Abbotsford house, damages three others

Cause of fire under investigation as crews mop up area, where fire spread to nearby trees and houses

A resident attempts to slow the spread of a blaze by spraying a garden hose around the property. The fire ultimately damaged three houses on top of the primary house on Seal Way, which was gutted in the rear.                                Photo: Kevin MacDonald
“Going to be sadness for a long time.. R.I.P. Jesse,” reads one of several messages left on a board, along with flowers, for a pedestrian who was fatally struck by a commercial vehicle Thursday.                                Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News

Roadside memorial shines light on Abbotsford ‘star shining everywhere’

‘Creative, humorous, intelligent, a son, father, dear friend’ fatally hit by vehicle Wednesday on Gladys Ave.

“Going to be sadness for a long time.. R.I.P. Jesse,” reads one of several messages left on a board, along with flowers, for a pedestrian who was fatally struck by a commercial vehicle Thursday.                                Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News
LGBTQ advocates Donald Keras (left) and John Federici, both with PFLAG Abbotsford, from the Abbotsford area say they found homophobic material (pictured) distributed in three businesses. Federici said he does not believe the business owners were aware of the pamphlets, nor were they supporters of the material.                                Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News

Homophobic flyers left at 3 B.C. businesses

PFLAG representative John Federici warning owners to keep an eye out for unwanted material

LGBTQ advocates Donald Keras (left) and John Federici, both with PFLAG Abbotsford, from the Abbotsford area say they found homophobic material (pictured) distributed in three businesses. Federici said he does not believe the business owners were aware of the pamphlets, nor were they supporters of the material.                                Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News
Police say they found 464 grams of suspected methamphetamine, 60 grams of suspected cocaine, 60 grams of suspected fentanyl and evidence consistent with trafficking at a Larch Street home Wednesday.                                Abbotsford Police Department/Submitted photo

Combined 584g of cocaine, fentanyl and meth found in Abbotsford home

Charges pending against a man and a woman after police execute search warrant on Larch St. home

Police say they found 464 grams of suspected methamphetamine, 60 grams of suspected cocaine, 60 grams of suspected fentanyl and evidence consistent with trafficking at a Larch Street home Wednesday.                                Abbotsford Police Department/Submitted photo
Friends, family celebrate life of ‘angel from heaven’

Friends, family celebrate life of ‘angel from heaven’

Fraser Valley-based percussionist, therapist and volunteer hailed as man with boundless energy, love

Friends, family celebrate life of ‘angel from heaven’