Juristat

Juristat Bulletin

2011

Canadians' perceptions of personal safety and crime, 2009 [Highlights]

by Shannon Brennan

Release date: December 1, 2011

This Juristat article examines the perceptions of personal safety and crime of Canadians 15 years and older living in the 10 provinces.
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Homicide in Canada, 2010 [Highlights]

by Tina Hotton Mahony

Release date: October 26, 2011

This Juristat article presents 2010 homicide data. Trends in gang-related homicide, homicides involving firearms, homicides by youth, and intimate partner homicide are highlighted. This report also presents a profile of homicides involving accused persons with a suspected mental or developmental disorder.
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Self-reported Internet victimization in Canada, 2009 [Highlights]

by Samuel Perreault

Release date: September 15, 2011

Drawing on the GSS data, this Juristat article presents information on Internet victimization as self-reported by Canadians.
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Police-reported crime statistics in Canada, 2010 [Highlights]

by Shannon Brennan and Mia Dauvergne

Release date: July 21, 2011

This article presents findings from the 2010 Uniform Crime Reporting Survey. It examines overall trends in the volume and severity of crime for both violent and non-violent offences at the national, provincial/territorial, and census metropolitan area levels.
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Shelters for abused women in Canada, 2010 [Highlights]

by Marta Burczycka and Adam Cotter

Release date: June 27, 2011

This Juristat article analyses information on residential facilities in Canada, particularly those that offer shelter to abused women.
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Police-reported hate crime in Canada, 2009 [Highlights]

by Mia Dauvergne and Shannon Brennan

Release date: June 7, 2011

This Juristat article focuses on 2009 data, the most up-to-date information available on the extent and nature of police-reported hate crime in Canada.
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Violent victimization of Aboriginal women in the Canadian provinces, 2009 [Highlights]

by Shannon Brennan

Release date: May 17, 2011

This Juristat article looks at the prevalence and nature of self-reported violence against Aboriginal women in the ten Canadian provinces.
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Trends in the use of remand in Canada [Highlights]

By Lindsay Porter and Donna Calverley

Release date: May 17, 2011

This Juristat article analyses recent trends in the use of remand in Canada. As the principles and legislation governing detainment differ for adults and youth, separate analyses are presented for each population group.
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Family court cases involving child custody, access and support arrangements, 2009/2010 [Highlights]

By Mary Bess Kelly

Release date: March 29, 2011

This article examines family law cases within the civil court system in order to more closely examine certain key questions such as how many family law cases are handled through the courts, how long it generally takes the courts to process different types of family law cases and if there are differences among cases involving child access, custody and support in the court activity and time needed to address the issues.
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Child and spousal support in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas, 2009/2010 [Highlights]

By Paul Robinson and Mathieu Charron

Release date: March 29, 2011

This article provides a general overview of child and spousal support cases registered with Maintenance Enforcement Programs (MEPs) from eight reporting jurisdictions, which cover 18% of the population: Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Yukon and the Northwest Territories. In addition, fact sheets are presented with data on each metropolitan and non-metropolitan area within the eight provinces and territories.
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Violent victimization of Aboriginal people in the Canadian provinces, 2009 [Highlights]

By Samuel Perreault

Release date: March 11, 2011

This Juristat article presents information from the General Social Survey on criminal victimizations as reported by Aboriginal people living in the ten provinces during 2009.
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