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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

B.C. strata tried to pin gas leak on owner, tribunal disagreed

B.C. strata tried to pin gas leak on owner, tribunal disagreed

B.C.'s Civil Resolution Tribunal says a strata cannot bill an owner for an emergency investigation to find the source of a gas leak.
Vancouver airline pandemic job loss yields $168,609 court award

Vancouver airline pandemic job loss yields $168,609 court award

Judge said it was unreasonable for a "devastated" employee to expect employee to be looking for work while she was winding down its Vancouver operations before being laid off
B.C. gaming inspector facing 37 Vancouver fraud, bribery and bogus licence charges

B.C. gaming inspector facing 37 Vancouver fraud, bribery and bogus licence charges

Alleged corruption at Vancouver's Hastings Racecourse led to a gaming inspector's court appearance May 26 on 37 charges of immigration fraud, accepting bribes and bogus licence charges.
Court delays worry lawyer for ex-Vancouver school trustee entangled in underage sex sting

Court delays worry lawyer for ex-Vancouver school trustee entangled in underage sex sting

Former Vision Vancouver trustee Kenneth Joseph Clement is one of seven men charged in an underage sex sting.
Third man files sexual abuse case against Mission Roman Catholic organizations

Third man files sexual abuse case against Mission Roman Catholic organizations

Sexual abuse allegations against priests and a seminarian against boys at a Roman Catholic Mission seminary and abbey continue to mount.
Sentence upheld for B.C. senior who 'elaborately concocted alibi' in fatal accident

Sentence upheld for B.C. senior who 'elaborately concocted alibi' in fatal accident

B.C.'s Court of Appeal has upheld a jail sentence for a woman who struck and drove over a 73-year-old woman on a Chilliwack crosswalk, looked at the motionless victim and then drove off.
Accused Vancouver gangland killer’s case moves to B.C. Supreme Court

Accused Vancouver gangland killer’s case moves to B.C. Supreme Court

Alleged gangster Francois Joseph Gauthier is charged with first-degree murder in the April 2021 shooting of a reputed gang member outside a popular Vancouver restaurant
Metro Vancouver murder conspiracy accused get bail

Metro Vancouver murder conspiracy accused get bail

Two men, co-accused with a third person, on Vancouver, Richmond and Port Coquitlam murder conspiracy charges, were released on cash bail and conditions in B.C. Supreme Court May 24.
Ex-BC Lion Josh Boden may face 15 years for murder

Ex-BC Lion Josh Boden may face 15 years for murder

The former North Vancouver high school football star who was found guilty of the 2009 second-degree murder of an ex-girlfriend could spend at least 15 years in prison before being eligible for parole.
Extradited man gets $100K bail on Vancouver investment fraud, theft charges

Extradited man gets $100K bail on Vancouver investment fraud, theft charges

The U.K. man, who faces a total of 26 charges related to alleged events between 2010 and 2013, must abide by a 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. curfew.