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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. man loses COVID test battle with Air Canada

B.C. man loses COVID test battle with Air Canada

Air Canada said a man's COVID-19 tests weren't appropriate for his final destination and refused to board him.
B.C. man loses COVID test battle with Air Canada

B.C. man loses COVID test battle with Air Canada

Air Canada said a man's COVID-19 tests weren't appropriate for his final destination and refused to board him.
B.C. public bodies must report privacy breaches, commissioner says

B.C. public bodies must report privacy breaches, commissioner says

Changes to the provincial Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act came into force Feb. 1.
Accused in B.C. gas station machete attack alleges police corruption

Accused in B.C. gas station machete attack alleges police corruption

Leslie Dale Chudek faces charges of aggravated assault, assault, uttering threats and dangerous vehicle operation.
Tim Hortons offers coffee, baked item for alleged privacy breaches

Tim Hortons offers coffee, baked item for alleged privacy breaches

Last year, Canadian privacy commissioners found that the coffee giant allegedly used its app to track people's movements without their consent. Now, those same users are being compensated with a cup of java and a snack.
B.C. man accused in deadly sucker-punch case to be sentenced in March

B.C. man accused in deadly sucker-punch case to be sentenced in March

Neil Scarisbrick died after being punched twice in the head on East Hastings in September 2020.
B.C. nurse suspended for 'significant history' of taking patients' narcotics

B.C. nurse suspended for 'significant history' of taking patients' narcotics

The nurse disclosed the problem after being notified of an employer investigation into medication tampering.
ICBC stands firm on Flying Spaghetti Monster pirate, colander hats

ICBC stands firm on Flying Spaghetti Monster pirate, colander hats

Dread Pyrate Higgs (also known as Gary Smith of Grand Forks) has been issued a driver's licence without his Pastafarian head covering in the photo. He says it was done "under duress."
B.C. Indigenous child agency appeals mom's $150K separation award

B.C. Indigenous child agency appeals mom's $150K separation award

The Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services Society says the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal overstepped its jurisdiction.
No $2,500 refund for dead cat, B.C. tribunal rules

No $2,500 refund for dead cat, B.C. tribunal rules

Susan Ellis went to the Civil Resolution Tribunal to either get a refund or her vet bills covered.
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