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Jeremy Hainsworth

Jeremy Hainsworth

Jeremy came to Canada from the U.K. in 1971. He has worked across the media landscape from small-town B.C. newspapers to Vancouver’s big dailies and at The Calgary Herald as senior crime reporter. He has worked with The Canadian Press, Reuters and The Associated Press newswire services and was a Bloomberg News divisional foreign correspondent. A specialist in criminal/legal issues, Jeremy has been a frequent radio and TV news commentator.

Recent Work by Jeremy

UBC firing of student advisor for sex app use OK, court rules

UBC firing of student advisor for sex app use OK, court rules

Timothy Conklin appealed a 2018 B.C. Human Rights Tribunal decision that found he was not discriminated against on the basis of sexual orientation in the dismissal.
B.C. woman jailed for aggravated assault while on manslaughter probation

B.C. woman jailed for aggravated assault while on manslaughter probation

Two judges have called Sadie Taniskishayinew a risk to the public.
Aquilini Whistler restaurant refutes fired woman's bullying allegations

Aquilini Whistler restaurant refutes fired woman's bullying allegations

"At no time did the defendant engage in high-handed, callous, insensitive, arrogant or misleading behaviour toward the plaintiff."
Three-victim sex assault trial could be split up, B.C. court hears

Three-victim sex assault trial could be split up, B.C. court hears

There could be three separate trials, one for each complainant.
B.C. hammer attack accused to have psychiatric assessment

B.C. hammer attack accused to have psychiatric assessment

A Coquitlam woman was walking with a group of friends when she was suddenly attacked from behind.
'Continuous spree of offences': Metro Vancouver thief gets time served, one-day jail

'Continuous spree of offences': Metro Vancouver thief gets time served, one-day jail

Miguel Alexandre Thibault pleaded guilty to three counts of theft under $5,000 as well as a breach of a court order.
B.C. man assaults partner, photographs her on the ground crying

B.C. man assaults partner, photographs her on the ground crying

Kaljinder Singh Rai had been issued a no-contact order to stay away from the victim.
B.C. judge rejects constructive dismissal claim tied to COVID-19 vaccine policy

B.C. judge rejects constructive dismissal claim tied to COVID-19 vaccine policy

A mandatory vaccine policy for the pandemic in the winter of 2021 and January 2022 was a reasonable policy choice for employers, B.C. Supreme Court Justice Heather MacNaughton says.
'Shut up, Your Honour,' sex assault accused tells B.C. judge

'Shut up, Your Honour,' sex assault accused tells B.C. judge

Darren Ross Noddle faces four charges of sexual assault, one of unlawful confinement and one of breaking and entering.
Leaky fridge costs B.C. strata owner over $100K — before he even moved in

Leaky fridge costs B.C. strata owner over $100K — before he even moved in

The fridge in James Shen's Vancouver apartment leaked, causing the strata to pay a $100,000 insurance deductible.