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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

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
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. 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.
U.S. cannabis company suing B.C. business, partners for $2M

U.S. cannabis company suing B.C. business, partners for $2M

The two sets of equipment were expected to produce 20,000 pounds of marijuana each per year at a rate of $200 a pound or $8 million per year.
B.C. trial lawyers urge government action on sheriff shortage

B.C. trial lawyers urge government action on sheriff shortage

The Trial Lawyers Association of B.C. says the shortage is a severe issue affecting the administration of justice.
Court orders ICBC to pay $15,000 each to data breach customers

Court orders ICBC to pay $15,000 each to data breach customers

An ICBC employee sold driver information, resulting in a series of shootings and arsons.
B.C. doctor who overbilled $682K loses freedom of information battle

B.C. doctor who overbilled $682K loses freedom of information battle

The Medical Services Commission banned Dr. Nevio Cimolai from billing the Medical Services Plan for three years.
B.C. tribunal orders payout for lost liquor shipment

B.C. tribunal orders payout for lost liquor shipment

SunFarm Products Ltd. claimed it shipped 16 cases of liquor to a Canadian Alliance Terminals Inc. warehouse. It sought $3,871 in damages when 13 cases allegedly couldn't be found.
B.C. Mustang driver must pay Telus $187K after hitting building

B.C. Mustang driver must pay Telus $187K after hitting building

The driver of a Mustang jumped a curb and hit a Telus office in Houston, B.C., in June 2017.
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