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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

Fatal kitten beating nets B.C. man four months in jail

Fatal kitten beating nets B.C. man four months in jail

The five-month-old kitten was in "critical distress" and was too badly injured to be treated.
B.C. nurse suspended for racially discriminatory comments

B.C. nurse suspended for racially discriminatory comments

The nurse was disciplined for comments about sterilization of First Nations women and about a Black co-worker's hair.
Man who supplied B.C. teen with meth, sexually assaulted him loses appeal

Man who supplied B.C. teen with meth, sexually assaulted him loses appeal

The man, 57 at the time, befriended the youth through Facebook.
Former B.C. Lions player Josh Boden gets 14 years in ex-girlfriend's murder

Former B.C. Lions player Josh Boden gets 14 years in ex-girlfriend's murder

Josh Boden told his victim's family to 'have a good day' as he was led out of court.
BC Hydro anticipates soaring air conditioner demand this summer

BC Hydro anticipates soaring air conditioner demand this summer

Climate change is making B.C. switch from being high-demand energy users in the winter to warm up to the summer to cool down, says a new BC Hydro report.
Journalist ordered to steer clear of past Law Society of BC president

Journalist ordered to steer clear of past Law Society of BC president

A man who has reported for the The New York Times has been ordered to stay away from a former Law Society of BC president and his mother-in-law.
B.C. health agency denies responsibility for fake hospital nurse

B.C. health agency denies responsibility for fake hospital nurse

A woman already convicted of passing herself off as a nurse in Ontario could soon be in B.C. to face similar charges. Meanwhile, the Provincial Health Services Authority faces a class-action lawsuit alleging negligence in hiring the woman.
Alleged Vancouver impaired driver was putting on makeup at time of Tesla collision

Alleged Vancouver impaired driver was putting on makeup at time of Tesla collision

A woman who allegedly drove her Land Rover into a Tesla could face a $2,000 fine, a six-month driving prohibition, alcohol counselling and probation.
B.C. government professional workers vote 92% to strike

B.C. government professional workers vote 92% to strike

Workers who have voted to strike include pharmacists, engineers, foresters, agrologists, geoscientists, psychologists and veterinarians.
B.C. cat killer's release conditions changed for travel

B.C. cat killer's release conditions changed for travel

Convicted cat killer Kayla Bourque must have a monitoring bracelet removed before flights to and from Prince George but restored as soon as possible after each flight.