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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

He requested an emotional support dog but his Vancouver strata shot it down. A tribunal agreed

He requested an emotional support dog but his Vancouver strata shot it down. A tribunal agreed

The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal upheld a Vancouver strata's decision to deny a man an emotional support dog on the grounds that he didn't provide enough information
Vancouver man faces charges of secret nude recording, publication of images

Vancouver man faces charges of secret nude recording, publication of images

A Vancouver man is alleged to have secretly recorded four women naked and then published the resulting images over a three-year period.
B.C. man's appeal of sexual assault, unlawful confinement conviction rejected

B.C. man's appeal of sexual assault, unlawful confinement conviction rejected

A man's perceptions of sexualized behaviour at a club isn't relevant to a defence to charges of sexual assault and forcible confinement, the B.C. Court of Appeal ruled Jan. 26
Court case begins for Vancouver man accused of immigration fraud, sexual assault

Court case begins for Vancouver man accused of immigration fraud, sexual assault

Alex Jones, also known as Abolfazi Jafari, is facing seven charges connected with the case.
B.C. man gets jail time in international drug smuggling case

B.C. man gets jail time in international drug smuggling case

The drugs were worth a reported $35 million and had a higher street value in Australia.
U.S. ‘mass surveillance’ company challenges B.C. privacy watchdog order

U.S. ‘mass surveillance’ company challenges B.C. privacy watchdog order

A U.S. company is suing B.C.'s information and privacy commissioner, saying orders against it are unreasonable and unenforceable as B.C laws do not apply to it.
Two men face murder, manslaughter charges in Vancouver shooting

Two men face murder, manslaughter charges in Vancouver shooting

Two men facing multiple charges including murder and manslaughter in connection with a shooting death in a Vancouver Downtown Eastside Hotel will go to a preliminary hearing
Vancouver syringe assault nets one day in jail

Vancouver syringe assault nets one day in jail

A First Nations man who pleaded guilty to assault for brandishing a syringe at two Vancouver security guards will be allowed to keep his knife as he uses it for carving.
Mental health problems more than double chance of opioid misuse: StatsCan

Mental health problems more than double chance of opioid misuse: StatsCan

Pain management has primarily relied on prescription opioids for treatment and has contributed to the development of Canada’s opioid crisis, new research from Statistics Canada shows.
B.C. police beefing up anti-gang forces due to Metro Vancouver gun deaths

B.C. police beefing up anti-gang forces due to Metro Vancouver gun deaths

In the wake of a wave of gun-related crimes across Metro Vancouver, senior RCMP officials say the force and local police departments have expanded anti-gang enforcement teams