Table 10
Youth (12 to 17 years) accused of police-reported drug offences, by province and territory, 2007

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Province and territory Charged Cleared by
other means1
Total Percentage charged
number rate2 number rate2 number rate2 percent
Newfoundland and Labrador 29 77.6 71 189.9 100 267.4 29.0
Prince Edward Island 14 120.2 12 103.0 26 223.2 53.8
Nova Scotia 130 184.1 220 311.5 350 495.5 37.1
New Brunswick 118 210.1 192 341.8 310 551.9 38.1
Quebec 1,665 286.5 3,253 559.7 4,918 846.1 33.9
Ontario 3,245 317.0 4,606 450.0 7,851 767.0 41.3
Manitoba 289 281.1 154 149.8 443 431.0 65.2
Saskatchewan 312 354.0 316 358.5 628 712.5 49.7
Alberta 754 270.5 669 240.0 1,423 510.6 53.0
British Columbia 556 170.7 1,972 605.3 2,528 776.0 22.0
Yukon 9 340.0 21 793.4 30 1,133.4 30.0
Northwest Territories 12 286.1 72 1,716.7 84 2,002.9 14.3
Nunavut 3 78.6 9 235.8 12 314.5 25.0
Canada 7,136 275.9 11,567 447.2 18,703 723.0 38.2
1. Cleared by other means includes police discretion, referral to diversion program, etc.
2. Rates are calculated per 100,000 population. Population estimates are from Statistics Canada, Demography Division.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Aggregate Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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