Homicide in Canada, 1996 - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 85-002-X19970098284


Homicide tends to receive more media attention and consequently closer public scrutiny than any other criminal act. The act itself, especially if cruel in nature or targeting defenceless members of society, promotes fear in the general public. Despite a growing concern among Canadians about threats of attack or violence, the homicide rate has gradually been declining since the mid 1970s.

Issue Number: 1997009
Author(s): Fedorowycz, Orest

Main Product: Juristat

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PDFJuly 30, 1997