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Homicide rate 6 times higher for aboriginal Canadians: StatsCan

 


In B.C., the rate of Aboriginal murders is three times higher than non-Aboriginal homicides. Thunder Bay is now at the top of the list for metropolitan areas at 9.04 per 100,000 people.

"With respect to the homicide rate, we recognize that 2014 appears to be an anomaly but reflective of what a very busy year it was for homicide investigators", Vermeulen said.

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