Dustin Godfrey

Dustin is a journalist with five years of experience at community publications, including the Burnaby Now, the New Westminster Record, Abbotsford News, Penticton Western News and Castanet Penticton. He won the Canadian Community Newspaper Award for outstanding reporter initiative for an investigative series on the Okanagan Correctional Centre and the Jack Webster Award for community reporting for a series on the homeless community in Abbotsford. He has the best cat.

June 24, 2022

Joshua Boden will spend at least 14 years in prison for murdering Kimberly Hallgarth

The former BC Lions player was convicted last year of killing his ex-girlfriend in 2009.

June 23, 2022

Fire on 57th floor of Lougheed development quickly doused

Construction workers had already doused the flames by the time fire crews arrived on scene, and firefighters confirmed the fire was out.

June 17, 2022

Burnaby launching public notification system for emergencies

The city will be able to send out notifications for a variety of different types of emergencies, including major fires, flooding, and more.

June 15, 2022

How small is too small for an apartment?

Grosvenor Brentwood studio apartments have spurred a call for a minimum apartment size

June 8, 2022

Patients allege sexual misconduct by Burnaby massage therapist

Women described feeling 'frozen' from fear during their appointments

June 6, 2022

How can Burnaby reach all corners of the city in its OCP engagement?

The city wants to start preliminary OCP engagement this month

May 31, 2022

Burnaby city council roundup—May 30, 2022

From housing to fire halls to deciding what to do with forested lands in the city, it's all here

May 25, 2022

Stoney Creek contaminations get provincial scrutiny

The CodeBlue BC campaign, by the Canadian Freshwater Alliance and the Watershed Watch Salmon Society, is calling for governments to act.

May 19, 2022

Laneway homes, fourplexes see significant support throughout Burnaby

The city's survey to take steps towards missing middle housing, including laneway homes and fourplexes, saw a lot of feedback—mostly positive

May 17, 2022

Labour council retracts endorsement of former BCA councillor Colleen Jordan

Jordan believes it stems from a dispute over a BCGEU housing proposal