Table 7
Police-reported drug offences, by type of offence, by province and territory, 2007

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Province and territory Total drugs Possession Trafficking Production, importation and exportation
number rate1 number rate1 number rate1 number rate1
Newfoundland and Labrador 857 169.3 509 100.5 320 63.2 28 5.5
Prince Edward Island 197 142.1 94 67.8 97 70.0 6 4.3
Nova Scotia 2,506 268.3 1,593 170.5 701 75.0 212 22.7
New Brunswick 1,874 249.9 1,085 144.7 584 77.9 205 27.3
Quebec 20,357 264.3 12,958 168.3 3,978 51.7 3,421 44.4
Ontario 31,018 242.3 21,399 167.1 7,284 56.9 2,335 18.2
Manitoba 2,466 207.8 1,151 97.0 1,191 100.4 124 10.4
Saskatchewan 2,851 286.0 1,993 199.9 808 81.1 50 5.0
Alberta 9,092 261.7 5,815 167.4 3,139 90.4 138 4.0
British Columbia 28,632 653.7 20,950 478.3 5,039 115.0 2,643 60.3
Yukon 209 674.4 132 426.0 76 245.2 1 3.2
Northwest Territories 456 1,069.5 278 652.0 177 415.1 1 2.3
Nunavut 160 514.3 72 231.4 85 273.2 3 9.6
Canada 100,675 305.3 68,029 206.3 23,479 71.2 9,167 27.8
1. 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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