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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

Not criminally responsible, defence says in B.C. courthouse stabbing case

Not criminally responsible, defence says in B.C. courthouse stabbing case

Fear led the woman to carry a knife and hammer, the court heard.
True Crime Canada: The case of disgraced former Col. Russell Williams

True Crime Canada: The case of disgraced former Col. Russell Williams

Between February and October of 2010, the commander of Canadian Forces Base Trenton was stripped of his command. His uniform was burned. His scroll for his commissioner as an officer was shredded. Warning: This story contains details that may be distressing to some readers.
'Absurd': B.C. tribunal rejects grandchild noise complaint made by strata owner

'Absurd': B.C. tribunal rejects grandchild noise complaint made by strata owner

B.C.'s Civil Resolution Tribunal ruled it was "an illogical, absurd interpretation" of a noise bylaw that would ultimately prevent children from visiting.
B.C. tribunal nixes man's 'excessive' tax accounting claim

B.C. tribunal nixes man's 'excessive' tax accounting claim

B.C.'s Civil Resolution Tribunal found an accountant's fees were reasonable and ordered a client to pay up.
'Breach of trust': B.C. masseur pleads guilty to sexual assault

'Breach of trust': B.C. masseur pleads guilty to sexual assault

The victim's living room camera showed the masseur had been touching her while she was asleep.
Cyberattacks, ransomware incidents expected to rise in 2023

Cyberattacks, ransomware incidents expected to rise in 2023

"Slow down and think," warns a cyber expert.
B.C. government lawyers seek unionization rights from NDP

B.C. government lawyers seek unionization rights from NDP

The BC Government Lawyers Association has sent union cards to the Labour Relations Board in a bid to be treated like other government employees.
B.C. drug death toll rises to 1,827 for 2022

B.C. drug death toll rises to 1,827 for 2022

The BC Coroners Service says 179 people died from illicit drug use in October — about 5.8 deaths per day.
'No expert evidence': B.C. man ordered to stop smoking marijuana on strata patio

'No expert evidence': B.C. man ordered to stop smoking marijuana on strata patio

A Chilliwack medical marijuana user claimed his strata discriminated against him in failing to accommodate his disability, and that neighbours harassed him.
B.C. man found guilty of killing, dismembering Creston woman

B.C. man found guilty of killing, dismembering Creston woman

Katherine McAdam was last seen early on the morning of Aug. 15, 2015.
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