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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

Convicted nurse impersonator may face more B.C. charges

Convicted nurse impersonator may face more B.C. charges

A woman already convicted of posing as a nurse at Ottawa medical and dental clinics now returns to B.C. where she is alleged to have posed as a nurse at BC Women's Hospital for a year.
B.C. mom who killed daughter loses murder sentence appeal

B.C. mom who killed daughter loses murder sentence appeal

A second-degree murder sentence of 15 years before parole eligibility for a South Surrey mother who killed her daughter is appropriate, B.C's Court of Appeal has ruled.
Vancouver man gets 30 months in jail for stabbing stranger in the neck

Vancouver man gets 30 months in jail for stabbing stranger in the neck

A Vancouver man who stabbed a stranger in the neck on Granville Street and was later found to have an automatic pistol and ammunition in his bedroom will spend the next 30 months in prison.
B.C. civil liberties watchdog seeks online police surveillance guidance from court

B.C. civil liberties watchdog seeks online police surveillance guidance from court

The Supreme Court of Canada is being asked to outline how far police can go in watching people's online behaviour.
B.C. man who swallowed mouthwash 'moments' before failed roadside test fights prohibition

B.C. man who swallowed mouthwash 'moments' before failed roadside test fights prohibition

A man claiming he was improperly given a roadside driving prohibition because he had consumed mouthwash moments earlier has had his case returned to the Superintendent of Motor Vehicles for a review.
ICBC tribunal case could go to Supreme Court of Canada

ICBC tribunal case could go to Supreme Court of Canada

The Trial Lawyers Association of BC says a recent court decision upholding the NDP government policy moving some ICBC cases to the Civil Resolution Tribunal might be appealed to the Supreme Court of Canada.
Moving some ICBC matters to tribunal acceptable, top court rules

Moving some ICBC matters to tribunal acceptable, top court rules

ICBC's financial viability was being threatened by its previous motor vehicle accident compensation regulatory scheme, B.C.'s Chief Justice Robert Bauman said in a May 12 decision approving moving issues to the Civil Resolution Tribunal.
Electric vehicle shortage as gas prices drive B.C. demand

Electric vehicle shortage as gas prices drive B.C. demand

British Columbians are willing to fight each other, wait in line or buy out of province in order to get their hands on an electric vehicle.
Jimi Hendrix flaming guitar stunt nets Vancouver burn victim $200,000

Jimi Hendrix flaming guitar stunt nets Vancouver burn victim $200,000

A guitarist's attempt to recreate rocker Jimi Hendrix's flaming guitar stunt resulted in significant leg burns to a Vancouver concert-goer who had to give up dreams of being a dancer as a result.
B.C. Liberal Leader Falcon fined $500 for late campaign report

B.C. Liberal Leader Falcon fined $500 for late campaign report

Kevin Falcon is among three of the six contenders for the recent party leadership who will have to pay $500 for filing their campaign reports late with Elections BC.