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  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100007
    Description:

    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

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019027
    Description:

    This infographic presents characteristics of Canadian residential facilities for victims of abuse. Data from the 2017/2018 Survey of Residential Facilities for Victims of Abuse are analyzed to provide a one-day "snapshot" of 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, and challenges facing facilities and their residents. For detailed information, see the full Juristat article: "Canadian residential facilities for victims of abuse, 2017/2018".

    Release date: 2019-04-17

  • Journals and periodicals: 85-002-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This publication provides in-depth analysis and detailed statistics on a variety of topics and issues related to justice and public safety. Topics include crime, victimization, homicide, civil, family and criminal courts, and correctional services. Issues related to community safety, and perceptions of safety are also covered. The publication is intended for those with an interest in Canada's justice and public safety systems as well as those who plan, establish, administer and evaluate programs and projects related to justice and public safety.

    Release date: 2019-04-17

  • Table: 35-10-0052-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description:

    Annual admissions (number, percent) to residential facilities for victims of abuse by resident type, area density, Canada, Province or territory, for the reference year 2017/2018.

    Release date: 2019-04-17

  • Table: 35-10-0053-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description:

    One day snapshot of residents (number, percent) in residential facilities for victims of abuse by reason for seeking shelter, Canada, Province or territory, of the reference year 2017/2018.

    Release date: 2019-04-17

  • Table: 35-10-0054-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description:

    One day snapshot of women and accompanying children (number, percent) in residential facilities for victims of abuse compared to private households, by selected characteristics, Canada, Province or territory, of the reference year 2017/2018.

    Release date: 2019-04-17

  • Table: 35-10-0055-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description:

    One day snapshot of women and accompanying children (number, percent, rate per 100,000) in residential facilities for victims of abuse, by age group, Canada, region, of the reference year 2017/2018.

    Release date: 2019-04-17

  • Table: 35-10-0056-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description:

    One day snapshot of types of abuse (percent) experienced by women residing in residential facilities for victims of abuse, Canada, Province or territory, of the reference year 2017/2018.

    Release date: 2019-04-17

  • Table: 35-10-0057-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description:

    One day snapshot of the relationship of abuser to women (number, percent) in residential facilities for victims of abuse, Canada, Province or territory, of the reference period 2017/2018.

    Release date: 2019-04-17

  • Table: 35-10-0058-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description:

    Percent of residential facilities for victims of abuse offering selected services, Canada, region, for the reference year 2017/2018.

    Release date: 2019-04-17
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  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201800154973
    Description:

    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

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201815618683
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2018-06-05

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201800154923
    Description:

    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
    Description:

    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
    Description:

    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

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201812318363
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2018-05-03

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201800154915
    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 accused/victim characteristics. The article uses data from the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey which gathers data from police records.

    Release date: 2018-04-25

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201800154911
    Description:

    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
    Description:

    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
    Description:

    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
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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: 85-552-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This report presents a description of the organization and operation of provincial and territorial maintenance enforcement programs. It describes the relevant provincial legislation, highlights latest developments, provides a general description of each program, describes how each manages cases, intake/withdrawal procedures, tracing, monitoring, payment processing and enforcement practices. As such, the reader will be able to identify the variations and similarities between the various programs. All of the maintenance enforcement programs rely upon several federal acts to collect, trace and enforce support payments. Therefore, a review of the relevant federal legislation is presented first, followed by a description of each provincial and territorial maintenance enforcement program.

    Release date: 2002-08-01

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 85-217-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This publication describes the structure and administration of provincial/territorial legal aid services in Canada. It also includes information on legislation, organization, coverage, eligibility, duty counsel and tariffs.

    Release date: 2002-05-24

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 85-510-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This publication includes a list of federal and provincial courts across the country. The purpose of this directory is to identify all courts (permanent and most frequently visited circuit points) in Canada by type, level, and location.

    Release date: 2000-09-26

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 85F0021X
    Description:

    The Directory of justice information and statistics personnel is a directory of personnel contacts in the Canadian justice system. This directory has been prepared to facilitate communication among members of the justice community, and to promote a general up-to-date awareness of the personnel fulfilling key functions within the justice system.

    Release date: 1998-01-30

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3141
    Description: The purpose of this survey is to collect education related financial data on all reform and correctional institutions in Canada. These data are used to supplement data collected from the Provincial Public Accounts on provincial expenditures on education.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3301
    Description: The purpose of the Police Administration Survey (PAS) is to collect statistics on public policing personnel and expenditures from municipal, provincial and federal police services in Canada. The information collected is used by federal and provincial policy makers, individual police services as well as officials responsible for police budgets. The data are also used by the media for the purpose of providing information to the general public.

  • 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: 3306
    Description: The purpose of the Adult Correctional Services (ACS) survey is to provide important indicators as to the nature and characteristics in correctional case-flow that are of use to agencies responsible for the delivery of these services, the media and the public. The survey collects annual data on the delivery of adult correctional services from both the provincial/territorial and federal correctional systems.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3308
    Description: The survey provides the justice community, academics and the public with information on revenues, expenditures, personnel, and caseload statistics associated with the delivery and administration of legal aid in Canada.

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