Canada Hate Crime

Police Report Drop In Hate Crimes

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2015 | Canada

Statistics Canada says the number of hate crimes reported to police in 2013 dropped by 17 per cent from 2012.

Without Section 13, All Hate Crimes Are the Same

Bernie Farber | Posted 08.22.2012 | Canada Politics
Bernie Farber

As a result of MP Brian Storseth's private member's bill to repeal Section 13, consequences and remedies we once had under a civil rule of procedure to deal appropriately with the promulgation of hatred is no longer. Where a complaint under Section 13 could result in cease and desist orders or at most a fine, today the only tool left to guard against hate promotion targeting Jews, LGBTQ, First Nations, Muslims and other faith and ethnic groups are two hate laws.