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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. judge rejects constructive dismissal claim tied to COVID-19 vaccine policy

B.C. judge rejects constructive dismissal claim tied to COVID-19 vaccine policy

A mandatory vaccine policy for the pandemic in the winter of 2021 and January 2022 was a reasonable policy choice for employers, B.C. Supreme Court Justice Heather MacNaughton says
'Shut up, Your Honour,' sex assault accused tells B.C. judge

'Shut up, Your Honour,' sex assault accused tells B.C. judge

Darren Ross Noddle faces four charges of sexual assault, one of unlawful confinement and one of breaking and entering.
Leaky fridge costs B.C. strata owner over $100K — before he even moved in

Leaky fridge costs B.C. strata owner over $100K — before he even moved in

The fridge in James Shen's Vancouver apartment leaked, causing the strata to pay a $100,000 insurance deductible.
B.C. man pleads guilty to Calgary underage sexual touching charge

B.C. man pleads guilty to Calgary underage sexual touching charge

Christian Kevin Kelly was charged with four counts involving the same person.
Men involved in Chilliwack workplace accident awarded over $20M

Men involved in Chilliwack workplace accident awarded over $20M

A construction site accident in Chilliwack in March 2016 killed one man, paralyzed another and left a third worker traumatized.
Accused to plead not guilty in Vancouver fatal stranger stabbing

Accused to plead not guilty in Vancouver fatal stranger stabbing

Lindsay Scott is facing charges of second-degree murder and assault in the death of Justin Mohrman.
B.C. nurse suspended for religious ritual

B.C. nurse suspended for religious ritual

A ritual was performed on an Indigenous person in public without informed consent and consideration of the person's heritage, B.C.’s College of Nurses & Midwives said.
First B.C. couple married by Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

First B.C. couple married by Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

The Christina Lake couple were married by church leader Dread Pirate Higgs under cheers of 'R’Amen. R’Amen. R’Amen'
No pandemic airline refund, B.C. tribunal rules

No pandemic airline refund, B.C. tribunal rules

German airline Lufthansa refunded taxes on a $1,760 fare for which a B.C. man wanted a complete refund.
Disabled B.C. woman claims childhood sex abuse by Coquitlam priests

Disabled B.C. woman claims childhood sex abuse by Coquitlam priests

One of the alleged abusers had worked in parishes across western Canada, including at a Saskatchewan Indian residential school