Skip to content
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

Fatal kitten beating nets B.C. man four months in jail

Fatal kitten beating nets B.C. man four months in jail

The five-month-old kitten was in "critical distress" and was too badly injured to be treated.
B.C. man who killed, dismembered roommate loses appeal

B.C. man who killed, dismembered roommate loses appeal

On April 17, 2018, Ernest Hosack was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole eligibility for 15 years.
UBC medical school faces cadaver shortage as body donations decline

UBC medical school faces cadaver shortage as body donations decline

The UBC Body Donation Program averages about 80-110 donations annually but that number has shrunk to 45-50 per year recently.
B.C. nurse suspended for racially discriminatory comments

B.C. nurse suspended for racially discriminatory comments

The nurse was disciplined for comments about sterilization of First Nations women and about a Black co-worker's hair.
Accused in Vancouver machete attack found mentally fit for court

Accused in Vancouver machete attack found mentally fit for court

Leslie Dale Chudek is charged with aggravated assault, assault, uttering threats and dangerous vehicle operation in connection with a violent gas station attack June 1.
Man who supplied B.C. teen with meth, sexually assaulted him loses appeal

Man who supplied B.C. teen with meth, sexually assaulted him loses appeal

The man, 57 at the time, befriended the youth through Facebook.
B.C. strata ordered to stop enforcing hot tub ban

B.C. strata ordered to stop enforcing hot tub ban

A Vancouver strata owner can keep his patio hot tub after B.C.'s Civil Resolution Tribunal found a rule passed by the strata council had not been properly ratified at an annual general meeting.
Former B.C. Lions player Josh Boden gets 14 years in ex-girlfriend's murder

Former B.C. Lions player Josh Boden gets 14 years in ex-girlfriend's murder

Josh Boden told his victim's family to 'have a good day' as he was led out of court.
Vancouver Airbnb double-stabbing suspect released on bail

Vancouver Airbnb double-stabbing suspect released on bail

Two women were attacked May 27 at an Airbnb suite on Vancouver's west side.
BC Hydro anticipates soaring air conditioner demand this summer

BC Hydro anticipates soaring air conditioner demand this summer

Climate change is making B.C. switch from being high-demand energy users in the winter to warm up to the summer to cool down, says a new BC Hydro report.