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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.
Man accused in Olympic Village homicide to plead not guilty

Man accused in Olympic Village homicide to plead not guilty

Jian Wei Wang, 50, is charged in Jian Ying "Angela" Du's death.
Alleged B.C. gangster jailed for Richmond hotel lobby gun incident

Alleged B.C. gangster jailed for Richmond hotel lobby gun incident

"His conduct is dangerous to the community at a time when gun violence appears to be rampant."
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.
Roller Girl seeks Vancouver park board seat

Roller Girl seeks Vancouver park board seat

The pink-clad director of traffic at some of Vancouver's major intersections says her election priorities are green sustainable housing, agriculture, safety and equality.