Hate crimes reported to the police perpetrated against members of the Muslim community increased 60 per cent from 99 incidents in 2014 to 159 incidents in 2015, according to data released by Statistics Canada on Tuesday. When looked at over four years, that increase is 253 per cent.
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Canada’s unemployment rate has rised to 7.3 per cent for the month of February according to Statistics Canada. This jobless rate has increased by 0.1 percentage points for the third month in a row. For the first time in three years it has reached 7.3 per cent, the report found. The labor force survey says there were 2,300 jobs lost in February
By Christine Tippett Crime rates are declining in Canada – except for sexual assaults, according to a new report from Statistics Canada. One in five Canadians 15 years and older reported they had been victims of a crime in the last year, down from one in four Canadians ten years earlier. The data was collected
By Shaan Mohamed Nearly three million Canadians received some form of mental health care last year, but not all those surveyed said they got the help they needed, according to a Statistics Canada survey. The survey, released this week, revealed that over one million Canadians had a medical health care need that was only partially