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  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201800154973
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    Using data from the 2014 General Social Survey on Canadians’ Safety (Victimization), this study examines the prevalence of cyberstalking among women and men aged 15 or older. This study also examines several factors associated with experiences of cyberstalking - specifically, self-rated mental health and satisfaction with personal safety from crime.

    Release date: 2018-06-05

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201800154923
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    This Juristat article presents information on the experiences of violent victimization among lesbian, gay and bisexual populations in Canada using self-reported data from the 2014 General Social Survey on Canadians’ Safety (Victimization). Experiences of discrimination and perceptions of safety are also explored, in addition to perceptions of the police.

    Release date: 2018-05-31

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201800154960
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    This Juristat article provides national and provincial/territorial information on victims of police-reported violent crime from the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, as well as selected indicators from the Canadian Victim Services Indicators (CVSI) Survey about victims who receive assistance from victim service programs. The CVSI was conducted by the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics and was funded by Justice Canada's Policy Centre for Victim Issues.

    Release date: 2018-05-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201800154968
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    Based on data from the 2015 Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey and the 2014 General Social Survey on Victimization, this article examines recent cannabis use in Canada, with a focus on the characteristics of people who use cannabis. It also discusses the harmful effects from cannabis consumption reported by those who use cannabis, as well as the association between frequency of cannabis use and selected social indicators such as self-reported health, confidence in police and the justice system, and victimization.

    Release date: 2018-05-03

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201800154911
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    Using data from the 2014 General Social Survey on Canadians' Safety (Victimization), this Juristat examines the self-reported experiences of violent victimization and discrimination, and the perceptions of safety, among Canadian immigrants. Experiences of violent victimization, including incidents of sexual assault, robbery and physical assault, are examined focusing on the characteristics of the incidents, whether they were reported to police and their impacts on the victims. In addition, experiences of discrimination among immigrants-including the types of discrimination and the context in which these incidents occurred-as well as immigrants' perceptions of safety from crime are also discussed.

    Release date: 2018-04-12

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201800154913
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    This Juristat article presents information on the experiences of violent victimization among the visible minority population in Canada using self-reported data from the 2014 General Social Survey on Canadians' Safety (Victimization). In addition, characteristics of violent incidents are explored, along with experiences of discrimination and perceptions of safety. This Juristat article also examines whether satisfaction with police performance varies between visible and non-visible minority populations in Canada.

    Release date: 2018-04-12

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201800154914
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    This Juristat uses data from the 2014 General Social Survey on Canadians' Safety (Victimization) to analyze self-reported experiences of victimization and discrimination among Canadians by their religious affiliation. Characteristics of violent incidents are examined-including whether victim reported to police-while information on the context surrounding experiences of discrimination is explored. In addition, religious affiliation is examined in relation to Canadians' perceptions of safety and attitudes toward police performance.

    Release date: 2018-04-12

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201800154910
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    This Juristat article profiles self-reported violent victimization in the past 12 months among Canadians 15 years of age and older with a disability. In addition, various lifetime experiences related to victimization, including abuse and maltreatment during childhood and past experiences of homelessness, are explored.

    Release date: 2018-03-15

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201800154893
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    This Juristat article profiles a general overview of family violence in Canada, intimate partner violence (including both spousal and dating violence partners), family violence against children and youth, and family violence against seniors. This annual article is designed to help monitor changes in family violence over time and identify emerging issues.

    Release date: 2018-01-17

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201700154889
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    This Juristat article uses self-reported data from the 2014 General Social Survey on Canadians' Safety (Victimization) to present information on Canadians' perceptions of personal safety and crime. This includes an analysis of Canadians' sense of safety in specific situations, such as when walking alone after dark in their neighbourhood or waiting for public transportation alone at night. In addition, this article examines Canadians' sense of safety by various socio-demographic and neighbourhood characteristics.

    Release date: 2017-12-12
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  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100018
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    This Juristat article examines family violence in Canada. It includes sections dedicated to police-reported data on intimate partner violence, family violence against children and youth, and family violence against seniors.

    Release date: 2019-12-12

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100017
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    This Juristat article provides an in-depth analysis on the experiences of inappropriate behaviours in public, online and at work, as well as information on experiences and characteristics of violent victimization. Using data from the 2018 Survey of Safety in Public and Private Spaces, this gender-based analysis fills a critical gap by measuring behaviours that have not previously been a focus of other surveys.

    Release date: 2019-12-05

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100012
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    This Juristat article examines police-reported violent crimes against young women and girls in Northern Canada. Rates are provided at the national and provincial levels, as well as for urban, rural and census metropolitan areas. The nature and extent of violence against young women and girls in the North is compared with the South throughout.

    Release date: 2019-07-04

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100007
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    This Juristat article profiles Canadian residential facilities for victims of abuse and their residents. The article provides a one-day "snapshot" of available services and the characteristics of the residents being served, including women, men, and accompanying children. It also includes information on annual admissions, occupancy rates and capacity, turn-aways, funding and repairs, and challenges facing residential facilities for victims of abuse and their residents. Information is presented at the provincial, territorial or regional level, as well as according to urban and rural geographies.

    This article uses data from the Survey of Residential Facilities for Victims of Abuse (SRFVA). The SRFVA frame covers all residential facilities primarily mandated to serve victims of abuse.

    Release date: 2019-04-17

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100005
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    This Juristat article examines characteristics of police-reported incidents of intimate partner violence among individuals in same-sex relationships. A pooled data set from 2009 through to 2017 is analyzed to examine incident, victim and accused characteristics of intimate partner violence involving same-sex partners. Additional context using self-reported data from the most recent General Social Survey on Canadians' Safety (Victimization) are included to give a more complete picture of the nature of violence which takes place within same-sex relationships, whether it came to the attention of police or not.

    Release date: 2019-03-20

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201800154982
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    Harassment in the workplace can come in a variety of forms, with the potential for far-reaching effects on the health and well-being of workers, as well as on their job tenure, job stability and job satisfaction. Using data from 2016 General Social Survey on Canadians at Work and Home (GSS), this study focuses on workplace harassment experienced by respondents at some point in the past year. The target population includes those who were aged 15 to 64 and worked for pay in the past year.

    Release date: 2018-12-17

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201800154981
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    This Juristat article examines police-reported violence against girls and young women aged 24 and younger in Canada. Trend analysis is also presented to indicate changes over time. Rates are provided at the national, provincial and territorial levels, as well as for urban, rural and census metropolitan areas.

    Release date: 2018-12-17

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201800154978
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines family violence in Canada. It includes sections dedicated to police-reported data on intimate partner violence, family violence against children and youth, and family violence against seniors.

    Release date: 2018-12-05

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201800154977
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    This Juristat uses data from the 2014 General Social Survey on Canadians' Safety (Victimization) to analyze self-reported victimization among people with mental health-related disabilities, such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, anorexia, substance abuse and other conditions which limit their daily lives. Victims' experiences with the justice system, including interactions with police and use of victims' support services, are reviewed. Additionally, this article looks at how mental health disability, substance use, homelessness and a history of child abuse intersect to define an especially vulnerable population. The association between disabilities related to mental health and key markers of societal participation is also reviewed.

    Release date: 2018-10-18

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201800154975
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    This Juristat article provides an overview of rates of unfounded criminal incidents for 2017, with a particular focus on sexual assaults given that several police services conducted reviews of their sexual assault cases in 2017. Following national media attention in 2017 regarding the use of 'unfounded' by police to classify sexual assaults, Statistics Canada and representatives of the policing community made recommendations to address data quality issues and standardization to reintroduce the publication of unfounded criminal incidents.

    Release date: 2018-07-23
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