Crime in Canada

Funding Windup Amid Tough-On-Crime Agenda 'An Irony'

CP | Nelson Wyatt, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The windup of a federal program that was aimed at putting more cops on the street is threatening anti-gang squads and aboriginal police and...

Canada's Crime Rate At Lowest Level Since 1972

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada

OTTAWA - Fewer crimes were reported to police in Canada in 2011 than at any other time in the last 40 years, Statistics Canada said Tuesday — a reve...

VAST Majority Of Canadians Feel Safe From Crime

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - On the eve of dramatic Conservative efforts to toughen up the justice system, a new Statistics Canada survey suggests a vast majority of Can...

Pass This Crime Bill Now: Conservatives

CBC | Posted 12.06.2011 | Canada Politics

The Conservatives are estimating the cost of their omnibus crime bill at $78.6 million over five years, a figure the opposition says is u...

Young Men in Groups: Reflections on the Vancouver Riot

Neil Boyd | Posted 08.21.2011 | Canada
Neil Boyd

Last Wednesday night a part of our culture was reeling out of control, returning to what we see among chimpanzees in the wild. At its worst this kind of group violence can turn to genocide, and we cannot be so complacent as to believe that we are immune from such possibilities.