Canada Homicide

Canada's Crime Rate Goes Up For 1st Time In 12 Years

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada

National rates of police-reported crime increased for most violations.

Canada's Homicide Rate At Lowest Since 1966

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada

OTTAWA - The country's homicide rate fell last year to 1.44 victims for every 100,000 people, its lowest level since 1966, Statistics Canada reported ...

Most Homicides In Surrey EVER

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An unidentified man has been found dead in Surrey, B.C., marking the city's 22nd homicide of the year — the most in the city's history. The Inte...

Police Make Arrest In Triple Homicide

CBC | Posted 09.14.2013 | Canada

Toronto police have one male in custody after a triple homicide at a west-end home earlier this evening. Police were dispatched to the townhouse on ...

Crime Statistics Matter -- If You're in a Gang

Steve Lafleur | Posted 04.16.2012 | Canada
Steve Lafleur

Western Canadian cities once again dominated the Maclean's "Most Dangerous Cities" list. Prince George, BC, is number one, but while the rankings are useful for policy makers, they need to be taken with a grain of salt. Despite media hype, Canada's cities are safe.

Montreal Police Investigate Double Homicide

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - A well-known Montreal concert promoter has been identified as one of the victims of a gruesome double homicide in the city's St-Henri neigh...

Woman Charged With Murder In Winnipeg Fire

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- WINNIPEG - Winnipeg police have arrested and charged a woman in their investigation of a rooming house fire that killed four peo...