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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. man hid teen's body under bed for 2-3 days, court hears

B.C. man hid teen's body under bed for 2-3 days, court hears

David Alexander Mah pleaded guilty Oct. 19 to offering an indignity to a human body. He was not charged with the teen's death.
Courts in crisis: Sheriff shortage closes Vancouver courtrooms

Courts in crisis: Sheriff shortage closes Vancouver courtrooms

"The wheels of justice have come to a screeching halt today."
U.S. cannabis company suing B.C. business, partners for $2M

U.S. cannabis company suing B.C. business, partners for $2M

The two sets of equipment were expected to produce 20,000 pounds of marijuana each per year at a rate of $200 a pound or $8 million per year.
B.C. trial lawyers urge government action on sheriff shortage

B.C. trial lawyers urge government action on sheriff shortage

The Trial Lawyers Association of B.C. says the shortage is a severe issue affecting the administration of justice.
Puck-struck roller hockey mom to keep $1 million award, rules B.C. court

Puck-struck roller hockey mom to keep $1 million award, rules B.C. court

Sherry Lynn Matthews was watching her son play in a roller hockey game at Langford’s Eagle Ridge Hockey Arena when she was struck in the head by a puck.
Court orders ICBC to pay $15,000 each to data breach customers

Court orders ICBC to pay $15,000 each to data breach customers

An ICBC employee sold driver information, resulting in a series of shootings and arsons.
B.C. doctor who overbilled $682K loses freedom of information battle

B.C. doctor who overbilled $682K loses freedom of information battle

The Medical Services Commission banned Dr. Nevio Cimolai from billing the Medical Services Plan for three years.
B.C. woman loses $132K BBQ nuisance claim

B.C. woman loses $132K BBQ nuisance claim

The woman said her strata failed to investigate and enforce its bylaw about an alleged restriction to allow barbecues on balconies and patios.

B.C. tribunal orders payout for lost liquor shipment

B.C. tribunal orders payout for lost liquor shipment

SunFarm Products Ltd. claimed it shipped 16 cases of liquor to a Canadian Alliance Terminals Inc. warehouse. It sought $3,871 in damages when 13 cases allegedly couldn't be found.
B.C. Mustang driver must pay Telus $187K after hitting building

B.C. Mustang driver must pay Telus $187K after hitting building

The driver of a Mustang jumped a curb and hit a Telus office in Houston, B.C., in June 2017.
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