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  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2021057
    Description:

    Harassment can exist across all Canadian workplaces, occurring in any type of occupation and setting, including postsecondary institutions. This infographic uses data from the 2019 Survey of Postsecondary Faculty and Researchers to examine workplace harassment within Canada's postsecondary institutions. It sheds light on the prevalence and nature of workplace harassment in Canada's colleges and universities.

    Release date: 2021-07-16

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202100100012
    Description:

    Using data from the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (UCR), this Juristat article presents data on police-reported impaired driving, including data specific to drug-impaired driving. More precisely, it examines the trends of impaired driving in Canada, the provinces and territories and in Census metropolitan areas. Characteristics of impaired driving, such as age and sex of accused persons and time of the day or time of the year when those incidents occur, are also examined. This Juristat article also presents data on impaired driving cases completed by criminal courts, including comparisons between alcohol and drug-impaired cases.

    Release date: 2021-07-15

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202100100010
    Description:

    This article examines crimes related to the sex trade before and after changes to the Criminal Code came into force in December of 2014. An examination of changes in the nature of police-reported incidents of sex-trade-related offences is presented, along with characteristics of persons accused of these crimes, victim characteristics and court case outcomes. Findings related to the different types of offences are presented using two five-year periods of pooled data (2010 to 2014 and 2015 to 2019), before and after the change in legislation.

    Release date: 2021-06-21

  • Table: 35-10-0169-01
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    The selected police-reported crime statistics during the COVID-19 pandemic special survey collects timely monthly aggregate information on the types of police-reported activity, including criminal incidents and other calls for service, which occurred during the months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Release date: 2021-06-15

  • Stats in brief: 85-005-X202100100001
    Description:

    Using data from the Uniform Crime Reporting survey, this Juristat Bulletin-Quick Fact article profiles police-reported human trafficking incidents in Canada. The article examines incident, victim and accused characteristics, and the areas within Canada where these incidents have been reported. The article also examines court outcomes of human trafficking offences using data from the Integrated Criminal Court Survey.

    Release date: 2021-05-04

  • Table: 35-10-0049-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 252-0097)
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Number of victims and rate per 100,000 population of police-reported violent crime and traffic violations causing bodily harm or death, by type of violation and age of victim, Canada, provinces, territories and Census Metropolitan Areas, 2009 to 2018.

    Release date: 2021-04-09

  • Table: 35-10-0050-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 252-0098)
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Number of victims and rate per 100,000 population of police-reported violent crime and traffic violations causing bodily harm or death, by type of violation and sex of victim, Canada, provinces, territories and Census Metropolitan Areas, 2009 to 2018.

    Release date: 2021-04-09

  • Table: 35-10-0051-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 252-0099)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Number of victims and rate per 100,000 population of police-reported violent crime and traffic violations causing bodily harm or death, by type of violation, sex of victim and age of victim, Canada, provinces and territories, 2009 to 2018.

    Release date: 2021-04-09

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202100100002
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines the nature and extent of police-reported hate crime in Canada. Key topics include motivations for hate crime (e.g., race/ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation), types of offences, geographical comparisons, and victim/accused characteristics. The article uses data from the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey which gathers data from police records. 

    Release date: 2021-03-29

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2021021
    Description:

    Using police-reported data from the 2019 Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Survey, this infographic is a visual representation of some of these data. Findings include results at the national, provincial, and territorial levels. Also included are findings related to the type and motivation of hate crimes committed in Canada, as well as the most serious violations reported in each incident.

    Release date: 2021-03-29
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  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2021057
    Description:

    Harassment can exist across all Canadian workplaces, occurring in any type of occupation and setting, including postsecondary institutions. This infographic uses data from the 2019 Survey of Postsecondary Faculty and Researchers to examine workplace harassment within Canada's postsecondary institutions. It sheds light on the prevalence and nature of workplace harassment in Canada's colleges and universities.

    Release date: 2021-07-16

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202100100012
    Description:

    Using data from the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (UCR), this Juristat article presents data on police-reported impaired driving, including data specific to drug-impaired driving. More precisely, it examines the trends of impaired driving in Canada, the provinces and territories and in Census metropolitan areas. Characteristics of impaired driving, such as age and sex of accused persons and time of the day or time of the year when those incidents occur, are also examined. This Juristat article also presents data on impaired driving cases completed by criminal courts, including comparisons between alcohol and drug-impaired cases.

    Release date: 2021-07-15

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202100100010
    Description:

    This article examines crimes related to the sex trade before and after changes to the Criminal Code came into force in December of 2014. An examination of changes in the nature of police-reported incidents of sex-trade-related offences is presented, along with characteristics of persons accused of these crimes, victim characteristics and court case outcomes. Findings related to the different types of offences are presented using two five-year periods of pooled data (2010 to 2014 and 2015 to 2019), before and after the change in legislation.

    Release date: 2021-06-21

  • Stats in brief: 85-005-X202100100001
    Description:

    Using data from the Uniform Crime Reporting survey, this Juristat Bulletin-Quick Fact article profiles police-reported human trafficking incidents in Canada. The article examines incident, victim and accused characteristics, and the areas within Canada where these incidents have been reported. The article also examines court outcomes of human trafficking offences using data from the Integrated Criminal Court Survey.

    Release date: 2021-05-04

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202100100002
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines the nature and extent of police-reported hate crime in Canada. Key topics include motivations for hate crime (e.g., race/ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation), types of offences, geographical comparisons, and victim/accused characteristics. The article uses data from the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey which gathers data from police records. 

    Release date: 2021-03-29

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2021021
    Description:

    Using police-reported data from the 2019 Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Survey, this infographic is a visual representation of some of these data. Findings include results at the national, provincial, and territorial levels. Also included are findings related to the type and motivation of hate crimes committed in Canada, as well as the most serious violations reported in each incident.

    Release date: 2021-03-29

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20210884734
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-03-29

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202000100012
    Description:

    Using data from the 2018 Survey of Safety in Public and Private Spaces in the territories, this Juristat article provides a gender-based analysis on the experiences of sexual assaults and physical assaults since age 15 and in the 12 months preceding the survey. This article also provide an analysis of perceptions and attitudes regarding gender equality and gender-based violence.

    Release date: 2020-12-02

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202033726003
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2020-12-02

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202000100013
    Description:

    This article examines the nature of crime reported in 2018 by police services that were identified in this study as serving populations where over half the residents were Indigenous. The study used data from the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey to identify those offences which account for differences between rates of crime reported by police serving majority Indigenous populations when compared with police serving predominantly non-Indigenous populations. In addition, the article examines the characteristics of criminal incidents in these communities and presents information on the socioeconomic conditions of the populations served by these police services.

    Release date: 2020-11-18
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 85-564-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This objective of this report is to present the status of national data on Aboriginal people who come into contact with the criminal justice system as offenders and victims. The report examines the current and potential collection of an individual's Aboriginal identity through various justice-related surveys at Statistics Canada, the challenges within these surveys to collect these data and provides some insight into the quality of these data. The data and sources are examined within the context of information needs for the justice and social policy sectors, and in relation to the preferred method of measuring Aboriginal Identity at Statistics Canada. Data sources examined include the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, the Homicide Survey, the Integrated Criminal Courts Survey, the Adult Corrections Survey, the Youth Custody and Community Services Survey, the Youth Alternative Measures Survey, the Transition Home Survey, the Victim Services Survey and the General Social Survey on Victimization. Finally, the report briefly describes efforts by other countries to improve justice-related information on their indigenous populations.

    Release date: 2005-05-10

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3302
    Description: The Uniform Crime Reporting Survey was designed to measure the incidence of crime in Canadian society and its characteristics. The information is used by federal and provincial policy makers as well as public and private researchers.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3315
    Description: This survey collects detailed data on homicide in Canada. The survey has collected police-reported data on the characteristics of all murder incidents, victims and accused persons since 1961 and all homicides (including murder, manslaughter and infanticide) since 1974.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3803
    Description: This survey was designed to provide information for planning and evaluating crime prevention programs.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5037
    Description: The goals of this survey were to enhance our understanding of hate crime in Canada and to assess the feasibility of collecting national police-reported hate crime statistics.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5133
    Description: The purpose of this survey is to collect national-level data on the prevalence and types of fraud experienced by certain business sectors. These data are required to respond to the need for better information on the nature and extent of fraud in Canada in order to improve policy and public education with respect to this issue. The survey also collects information on fraud detection and prevention and actions taken in response to incidents of fraud, including use of the criminal justice system.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5235
    Description: The purpose of the Survey on Sexual Misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces (SSMCAF) is to collect information about the prevalence and nature of inappropriate sexual behaviour within the military, the reporting of inappropriate sexual behaviour to authorities, military members' perception of the Canadian Armed Forces' (CAF) response to this issue and CAF's progress in addressing sexual misconduct in the ranks.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5244
    Description: The purpose of this survey is to collect data on the impact of cybercrime to Canadian businesses and their activities to mitigate the effects. The survey includes information on investment in cyber security measures, cyber security training, the volume of cyber security incidents, and the costs associated with responding to these incidents.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5248
    Description: The National Fire Information Database (NFID) is a pilot project with the objective of gathering ten years of microdata information on fire incidents and fire losses from provincial/territorial Fire Marshals and Fire Commissioners Offices across Canada, standardizing the data, and creating a centralized national system for the collection of fire statistics.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5279
    Description: The primary objective of this survey is to better understand how Canadian students perceive their personal safety in the school-related environment, as well as their experiences of victimization in this setting. The information will be used by governments to develop and implement programs and policies to help Canadian postsecondary students.
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