Homicide in Canada, 1995 - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 85-002-X19960118283


Police-reported violent crime in Canada increased steadily from the early 1970s through to the early 1990s. Homicides, in particular, tend to be widely covered in the media, especially those of a brutal nature or those targeting the more vulnerable members of society. The 1993 General Social Survey indicated a growing concern among Canadians about threats of attack or violence. Yet the homicide rate has gradually been declining since the mid 1970s.

Issue Number: 1996011
Author(s): Fedorowycz, Orest

Main Product: Juristat

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PDFJuly 30, 1996