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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

'I'm ashamed': Former body builder sentenced for Metro Vancouver crimes

'I'm ashamed': Former body builder sentenced for Metro Vancouver crimes

The offences took place across Metro Vancouver, including Burnaby, New Westminster and Coquitlam. In one case, the former bodybuilder tried to escape on a bus after stealing a power washer and air conditioner.
B.C. man with 115 convictions sentenced for hotel BB gun incident

B.C. man with 115 convictions sentenced for hotel BB gun incident

Michael Landry has an extensive record, with 115 convictions in B.C. and Ontario.
B.C. bus driver threats yield 63-day, time-served sentence

B.C. bus driver threats yield 63-day, time-served sentence

Rodney Francis Bruyere is banned from using Coast Mountain or TransLink buses.
True Crime Canada: The Greyhound bus beheading case

True Crime Canada: The Greyhound bus beheading case

The tale of Vince Li, who left Canadians reeling in disgust after beheading fellow bus passenger Tim McLean in 2008, continues to cause anger across the country. Warning: This story contains details that may be distressing to some readers.
B.C. pet adoption service ordered to pay chihuahua's medical bills

B.C. pet adoption service ordered to pay chihuahua's medical bills

B.C.'s Civil Resolution Tribunal said pets provide a psychological benefit and awarded the owner $500 for mental distress.
Former B.C. football player facing charges of robbery, weapons and assault

Former B.C. football player facing charges of robbery, weapons and assault

Terry Houngbo-Gody played with the B.C. Football Conference's Westshore Rebels.
Woman who allegedly impersonated B.C. nurse may return to Vancouver for trial

Woman who allegedly impersonated B.C. nurse may return to Vancouver for trial

A woman already convicted of posing as a nurse at Ottawa medical and dental clinics may return to B.C., where it's alleged she posed as a nurse at BC Women's Hospital for a year.
Two B.C nurses reprimanded for narcotics use

Two B.C nurses reprimanded for narcotics use

Both nurses diverted narcotics for their own use and one was impaired at work.
B.C. Indigenous mom separated from kids awarded $150K in human rights decision

B.C. Indigenous mom separated from kids awarded $150K in human rights decision

"It's a very stark and disturbing examination of what Indigenous mothers face in the child welfare system."
B.C. man loses $385,000 bid for strata noise compensation

B.C. man loses $385,000 bid for strata noise compensation

A B.C. man and his wife tried earplugs and noise-cancelling machines to try and block out noise from an electrical transformer.
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