Table 1
Criminal harassment, by province and territory, 2008 and 2009

Province or territory 2008 2009 Percent change in rate from 2008 to 2009
number rate number rate percent
Newfoundland and Labrador 197 39 226 44 14
Prince Edward Island 99 71 116 82 16
Nova Scotia 441 47 488 52 10
New Brunswick 596 80 603 80 1
Quebec 4,220 54 4,366 56 2
Ontario 8,711 67 9,372 72 6
Manitoba 326 27 267 22 -19
Saskatchewan 569 56 530 51 -8
Alberta 1,649 46 1,819 49 8
British Columbia 1,650 38 2,127 48 27
Yukon 24 72 13 39 -47
Northwest Territories 47 108 55 127 18
Nunavut 21 66 25 78 17
Canada 18,550 56 20,007 59 7
Note: Counts are based upon the most serious violation in the incident. One incident may involve multiple violations. Rates are calculated on the basis of 100,000 population. Percent change based on unrounded rates.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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