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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. city wants housing plan disclosure order quashed

B.C. city wants housing plan disclosure order quashed

A freedom of information request sought information on a wide range of housing data covering November 2019 to July 15, 2021.
Province to add 51 new sheriffs to address court shortage, closures

Province to add 51 new sheriffs to address court shortage, closures

Ministry of Attorney General says Justice Institute of B.C. spring class of graduates is largest in recent memory
B.C. breeder loses $835 claim involving amputated dog tail

B.C. breeder loses $835 claim involving amputated dog tail

The "abnormally formed" tail led to Kookbie the dog having defecation problems, which a vet said created hygienic issues.
Ex-boyfriend's gift of dog can't be revoked, B.C. tribunal rules

Ex-boyfriend's gift of dog can't be revoked, B.C. tribunal rules

Pets are considered personal property, and the principles of property law generally apply to pet ownership.
Fix sheriff shortage, ongoing courtroom closures, Falcon tells NDP

Fix sheriff shortage, ongoing courtroom closures, Falcon tells NDP

Attorney General Niki Sharma says next two rounds of recruitment should fix problems.
B.C. strata ordered to reduce heat pump fines

B.C. strata ordered to reduce heat pump fines

The Richmond strata imposed at least $11,600 in fines against a strata owner's account for the heat pump.
Court upholds B.C. woman's right to keep guinea fowl hens as pets

Court upholds B.C. woman's right to keep guinea fowl hens as pets

City of Vancouver failed to bring evidence or make submissions to resolve the issue, Justice Neena Sharma said.
B.C. court closures concern civil liberties watchdog, criminal lawyer

B.C. court closures concern civil liberties watchdog, criminal lawyer

"A lot of people have a lot of anxiousness about what is going on in the courts," said the BC Civil Liberties Association's Karen Mirsky.
'Excessively hot tea': Starbucks sues daughter of woman suing coffee giant

'Excessively hot tea': Starbucks sues daughter of woman suing coffee giant

Lawsuit claims Fatameh Khalatabadi was burned at a Port Coquitlam Starbucks in July 2021 because the lid wasn't secure, a claim the company denies.
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."
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