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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

Will pope's envoy deliver records in B.C. priest sex abuse case?

Will pope's envoy deliver records in B.C. priest sex abuse case?

The pope's ambassador to Canada won't have to hand over records pertaining to B.C. priest sexual abuse allegations unless he agrees to a request from the defendants in the case, B.C. Supreme Court ruled July 4.
Richmond RCMP officer denies flashing, masturbating near private schools

Richmond RCMP officer denies flashing, masturbating near private schools

Andrew James Seangio is on trial for three counts of exposing his genitals to people under 16 for a sexual purpose and seven allegations of committing an indecent act in public.
Supreme Court won't hear convicted B.C. sex trafficker's appeal

Supreme Court won't hear convicted B.C. sex trafficker's appeal

Girls subjected to violence, intimidation, drugging and exploitation worked as prostitutes in Vancouver, North Vancouver, Richmond, Nanaimo, Calgary and Edmonton and Montreal.
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. man who killed, dismembered roommate loses appeal

B.C. man who killed, dismembered roommate loses appeal

On April 17, 2018, Ernest Hosack was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole eligibility for 15 years.
UBC medical school faces cadaver shortage as body donations decline

UBC medical school faces cadaver shortage as body donations decline

The UBC Body Donation Program averages about 80-110 donations annually but that number has shrunk to 45-50 per year recently.
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.
Accused in Vancouver machete attack found mentally fit for court

Accused in Vancouver machete attack found mentally fit for court

Leslie Dale Chudek is charged with aggravated assault, assault, uttering threats and dangerous vehicle operation in connection with a violent gas station attack June 1.
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.
B.C. strata ordered to stop enforcing hot tub ban

B.C. strata ordered to stop enforcing hot tub ban

A Vancouver strata owner can keep his patio hot tub after B.C.'s Civil Resolution Tribunal found a rule passed by the strata council had not been properly ratified at an annual general meeting.