Changes in Canada’s Crime Rate Over the Last Ten Years


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Changes in Canada’s Crime Rate Over the Last Ten Years
This paper looks at Canada’s crime rate over the past 10 years for notable trends and phenomena. Before going too far, it must be acknowledged that this paper looks chiefly at the period from 1999 to 2009 insofar as it is still too early to collect data on 2010 crime trends. Be that as it may, the first thing that leaps to mind is the fact that the 1999-2009 period came on the heels of a larger period (from 1981 to 2001) in which crime rates in Canada for violent crime were gradually dropping; the implication of this is that the past decade has seen Canada establish itself as a nation with a relatively low incarceration rate and with a relatively low level of violent crime. At the same...
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