Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada's Homicide Rate Unchanged in 2014: Some Facts

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canada's Homicide Rate Unchanged in 2014: Some Facts

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Canada's homicide rate unchanged; Some facts

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TORONTO - Canada's homicide rate remained at its lowest level in five decades in 2014, Statistics Canada reported on Wednesday. Some numbers:

National:

Homicide victims in 2014: 516

Aboriginal victims: 117 (23% of all cases)

Homicide rate: 1.45 per 100,000 population

Provinces (Number of homicides in 2014/rate of homicides per 100,000):

1. Manitoba: 44/3.43

2. Alberta: 104/2.52

3. Saskatchewan: 24/2.13

4. Prince Edward Island: 3/2.05

5. British Columbia: 88/1.90

6. New Brunswick: 9/1.19

7. Ontario: 155/1.13

8. Quebec: 71/0.86

9. Nova Scotia: 6/0.64

10. Newfoundland and Labrador: 2/0.38

Territories (Number of homicides in 2014/rate of homicides per 100,000):

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