Homicide in Canada, 1997 - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 85-002-X19980128231


Homicide – the killing of one human being by another - tends to receive more media attention than any other criminal act. Governments, criminal justice agencies and the general public have a vested interest in monitoring the nature and extent of these occurrences. Despite a growing concern among Canadians about violence, the homicide rate has gradually been declining since the mid 1970s.

Issue Number: 1998012
Author(s): Fedorowycz, Orest

Main Product: Juristat

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PDFOctober 27, 1998