Table 8
Perceptions of the criminal justice system, by province, 2009

Table 8
Perceptions of the criminal justice system Newfoundland and Labrador Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia New Brunswick Quebec Ontario
percent
Is the local police doing a good job of:  
Enforcing the laws 60 59 58 60 64Note * 62Note *
Responding promptly to calls 52 60Note * 57Note * 57Note * 57Note * 56Note *
Being approachable 73Note * 75Note * 70Note * 71Note * 61Note * 67Note *
Supplying information on reducing crime 59Note * 58Note * 49 54Note * 54Note * 49
Ensuring the safety of citizens 66 68Note * 61 65 67Note * 65Note *
Treating people fairly 64Note * 68Note * 60 66Note * 62Note * 58
* significantly different from reference category (p < 0.05)
Note: Responses of "Not stated" and "Don't know" were included in the calculation of percentages.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2009.
Table 8 continued
Perceptions of the criminal justice system Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia TotalNote
percent
Is the local police doing a good job of:  
Enforcing the laws 50Note * 50Note * 57Note * 52Note * 59
Responding promptly to calls 40Note * 43Note * 48Note * 45Note * 53
Being approachable 60Note * 67 64 62Note * 65
Supplying information on reducing crime 45Note * 46Note * 51 44Note * 50
Ensuring the safety of citizens 51Note * 55Note * 59Note * 55Note * 63
Treating people fairly 51Note * 56 57 54Note * 58
reference category
* significantly different from reference category (p < 0.05)
Note: Responses of "Not stated" and "Don't know" were included in the calculation of percentages.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2009.
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