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04/20/2015 11:15 EDT | Updated 06/20/2015 01:12 EDT

Toronto homicide rate compared with other Canadian cities

TORONTO - Mark Saunders has been appointed Toronto's next police chief. He takes over at a time when crime in Canada's largest city is at a decline. Here's how the city's homicide rate compared to other Canadian cities in 2013, the latest data available:Toronto: 1.34 per 100,000 peopleHamilton: 2.04 per 100,000 peopleRegina: 3.84 per 100,000 peopleWinnipeg: 3.24 per 100,000 peopleMontreal: 1.08 per 100,000 peopleVancouver: 1.72 per 100,000 peopleNational average: 1.44 per 100,000 people(Statistics Canada)