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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

Vancouver nightclub shuttered seven days for being over capacity NYE

Vancouver nightclub shuttered seven days for being over capacity NYE

Inspectors estimated Levels Nightclub had 705 patrons inside on New Year's Eve 2023. Capacity is 449 people.
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.
B.C. tribunal rules $2,000 bail money was not a gift

B.C. tribunal rules $2,000 bail money was not a gift

Victoria Barton sent $2,000 to Bruce Endicott and Shaely Wilbur to get a mutual family member out of jail.
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. woman won't get refund for boyfriend's paragliding gift

B.C. woman won't get refund for boyfriend's paragliding gift

Stephanie Gaston said she bought the flight as a Christmas gift for her boyfriend but he wasn't ready to follow through.
B.C. sheriff shortage recommendations unaddressed, lawyers say

B.C. sheriff shortage recommendations unaddressed, lawyers say

"An immediate, full explanation from the attorney general is required to restore public confidence in our judicial system."
B.C. sex worker killer, child assaulter faces breach trial

B.C. sex worker killer, child assaulter faces breach trial

Jatin Patel was convicted in the 2003 killing of Shelby Tracy Tom.
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.
No basketball for kids at B.C. co-op, tribunal rules

No basketball for kids at B.C. co-op, tribunal rules

"The nature of all children’s play is that it can sometimes be loud."
'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.
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