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October 2008: In this issue

Quick fact: Probation the most frequent sanction in adult criminal courts

Homicide in Canada 2007 [Highlights]

This annual report is an examination of homicide in Canada. Detailed information is presented on the characteristics of homicide incidents (murder, manslaughter and infanticide), victims and accused within the context of both short and long-term trends.
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Remand in adult corrections and sentencing patterns [Highlights]

This Juristat article discusses changes in sentencing patterns which have occurred while the numbers of adults held in remand (pre-trial detention) and the length of remand stays have increased over the 10-year period beginning in 1996/1997.
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