Hate Crimes Canada

Canada's No Safe Haven From Breivik-Style Hate Crime

Shahla Khan Salter | Posted 08.15.2012 | Canada Politics
Shahla Khan Salter

Is domestic terrorism, instigated by white supremacists, such as Breivik, on the rise? Recently, more incidents of hate crimes are reported to be taking place, with alarming frequency. There have been at least seven reports of hate crimes targeting Muslims and mosques in the last 10 days in the United States. Here in Canada we look down at the U.S. and say, "well, everything is worse down there, more guns, more violence, more racism." Not so fast. According to Statistics Canada figures from 2009, the frequency of hate crimes are up.

Hate Crimes In Canada Down

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2012 | Canada

OTTAWA - The number and rate of police-reported hate crimes based on race or religion declined sharply in 2010, but incidents involving sexual orienta...

Vicious Security Guard Beating May Be Hate Crime

CBC | CBC | Posted 10.19.2011 | Canada

Vancouver police are seeking a suspect in the violent assault and robbery of a security guard and are investigating the incident as a pos...

Hate Crimes Jump In Canada

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.07.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- The number of police-reported hate crimes in Canada increased 42 per cent in 2009, says a new study released today. Canadian ...