Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Quebec Rate For Murders Among Lowest In Canada

Canada's Homicide Rate Up Slightly In 2008; Quebec Rate Among Lowest -- Montreal Gazette

OTTAWA — Canada recorded a two per cent increase in the national homicide rate in 2008, Statistics Canada reported Wednesday.

Police reported 611 homicides during the year, 17 more than in 2007, according to the federal agency, which said the increase was due almost entirely to deaths in Alberta and British Columbia, most of which were gang-related.

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My Comment: What a difference when compared to the U.S. .... or most countries in the world for that matter.

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