Table 6
Police-reported drug offences, by type of drug, by province and territory, 2007

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Province and territory Total drugs Cannabis Cocaine Heroin Other drugs1
number rate2 number rate2 number rate2 number rate2 number rate2
Newfoundland and Labrador 857 169.3 624 123.3 142 28.0 1 0.2 90 17.8
Prince Edward Island 197 142.1 114 82.2 45 32.5 2 1.4 36 26.0
Nova Scotia 2,506 268.3 1,803 193.0 352 37.7 0 0.0 351 37.6
New Brunswick 1,874 249.9 1,276 170.2 256 34.1 6 0.8 334 44.5
Quebec 20,357 264.3 14,194 184.3 2,275 29.5 60 0.8 3,828 49.7
Ontario 31,018 242.3 18,653 145.7 7,493 58.5 171 1.3 4,701 36.7
Manitoba 2,466 207.8 1,409 118.7 780 65.7 2 0.2 275 23.2
Saskatchewan 2,851 286.0 1,962 196.8 508 51.0 5 0.5 376 37.7
Alberta 9,092 261.7 4,876 140.4 3,272 94.2 17 0.5 927 26.7
British Columbia 28,632 653.7 17,034 388.9 7,505 171.3 533 12.2 3,560 81.3
Yukon 209 674.4 121 390.5 66 213.0 0 0.0 22 71.0
Northwest Territories 456 1,069.5 304 713.0 115 269.7 0 0.0 37 86.8
Nunavut 160 514.3 140 450.0 10 32.1 0 0.0 10 32.1
Canada 100,675 305.3 62,510 189.6 22,819 69.2 797 2.4 14,547 44.1
1. Other drugs include all other illicit drugs not otherwise stated, e.g. crystal meth, ecstasy, "date rape" drugs, LSD, barbiturates, chemical precursors, 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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