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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

PST exemption on heating costs for northern B.C. homes proposed by UBCM

PST exemption on heating costs for northern B.C. homes proposed by UBCM

When mercury falls below -20 C, electric heat pumps are inefficient for heating northern homes.
Remove racist language in land title documents, UBCM tells Victoria

Remove racist language in land title documents, UBCM tells Victoria

Vancouver Coun. Sarah Kirby-Yung said Metro Vancouver municipalities once restricted Asians in many areas.
Add food waste to climate plan, UBCM urges Victoria

Add food waste to climate plan, UBCM urges Victoria

163,000 people in B.C. used a food bank in March of 2022.
B.C. nurse disciplined for breaching multiple patients' privacy

B.C. nurse disciplined for breaching multiple patients' privacy

Nurse breached multiple patients' privacy almost immediately after discussing the issue with union, managers.
B.C. 911 changes to include video, texting options

B.C. 911 changes to include video, texting options

The new 911 system will be able to geographically locate people as precisely as an apartment in a building.
Union of BC Municipalities votes in favour of pets for renters

Union of BC Municipalities votes in favour of pets for renters

Speakers said both landlord and tenant rights need to be protected in arriving at rules.
B.C. government urged to fund medic trucks to free fire services for emergencies

B.C. government urged to fund medic trucks to free fire services for emergencies

Local governments have long maintained emergency health services have been downloaded to fire departments.
UBCM accepting oil and gas sponsorships called 'unethical'

UBCM accepting oil and gas sponsorships called 'unethical'

Protesters objected to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, Trans Mountain and Coastal GasLink sponsoring municipal conference events.
BC United leader promises immediate aid for fire evacuees

BC United leader promises immediate aid for fire evacuees

Time for forest fire action, not more studies, Kevin Falcon said.
Don't lift health-care worker COVID vaccination mandate, UBCM votes

Don't lift health-care worker COVID vaccination mandate, UBCM votes

Speakers say issue belongs to public health officials, not politicians.
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