Juristat

Juristat Bulletin

2014

Family violence in Canada: A statistical profile, 2013

by Andrea Taylor-Butts
Release date: January 15, 2015

This Juristat article profiles a general overview of family violence in Canada, intimate partner violence (including both spousal and dating violence partners), family violence against children, and family violence against seniors. This annual article is designed to help monitor changes in family violence over time and identify emerging issues.
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Homicide in Canada, 2013

by Adam Cotter
Release date: December 1, 2014

This annual Juristat article presents 2013 homicide data. Short and long-term trends in homicide are examined at the national, provincial/territorial and census metropolitan area levels.
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Police-reported cybercrime in Canada, 2012

by Benjamin Mazowita and Mireille Vézina
Release date: September 25, 2014

This Juristat article examines the nature and extent of police-reported cybercrime in Canada. Using data from the 2012 Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (UCR 2.2), this article presents analysis of cybercrimes coming to the attention of police, as well as the characteristics of victims and accused identified in connection with incidents of cybercrime. These findings are supplemented with self-reported data on cyber-bullying, based on results from the 2009 General Social Survey (GSS) on Victimization.
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Verdicts of not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder in adult criminal courts, 2005/2006-2011/2012

by Zoran Miladinovic and Jennifer Lukassen
Release date: September 18, 2014

This Juristat bulletin examines characteristics and trends of verdicts of not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder (NCRMD) in adult criminal courts. Data are from the Integrated Criminal Court Survey (ICCS), administered by the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics at Statistics Canada. This article examines completed cases where at least one charge received a final decision of NCRMD, in ten reporting Canadian provinces and territories from 2005/2006 to 2011/2012.
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Police-reported crime statistics in Canada, 2013 [Highlights]

by Jillian Boyce, Adam Cotter and Samuel Perreault
Release date: July 23, 2014

This annual Juristat article presents findings from the 2013 Uniform Crime Reporting Survey. It examines trends in the volume and seriousness of police-reported crime in Canada. It also takes a closer look at trends in specific offences, such as homicide, sexual assault, and breaking and entering, and in youth crime.
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Police-reported hate crime in Canada, 2012 [Highlights]

by Mary Allen
Release date: June 25, 2014

This Juristat article examines the nature and extent of police-reported hate crime in Canada. Key topics include motivations for hate crime (e.g. race/ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation), types of offences, geographical comparisons and accused/victim characteristics.
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Cases of child and spousal support by age group of the child beneficiaries [Highlights]

by Louise Desjardins and Mary Bess Kelly
Release date: June 23, 2014

This Juristat article profiles cases enrolled with a Maintenance Enforcement Program (MEP) and examines the characteristics of the cases with regard to the age group of the child beneficiaries. The article focuses on differences between child support cases involving younger children and those involving older children and analyzes a cohort of enrolled cases involving children aged 17 and 18 over a five-year period.
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Police-reported sexual offences against children and youth in Canada, 2012 [Highlights]

by Adam Cotter and Pascale Beaupré
Release date: May 28, 2014

This Juristat article examines the nature and prevalence of police-reported sexual offences against children (0 to 11 years of age) and youth (12 to 17 years of age) in Canada. Characteristics of incidents, victims, and accused persons are explored, including the relationship between the accused and the victim, the age of the accused persons, and delays in reporting offences to the police.
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Correctional services key indicators, 2012/2013

by Samuel Perreault
Release date: May 12, 2014

This Juristat bulletin provides a statistical overview of the average counts of adults and youth under correctional supervision in Canada in 2012/2013. Analysis is presented at the national as well as the provincial and territorial levels. Trends by type of supervision, as well as international comparisons of the incarceration rates are also presented.
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Family law cases in the civil courts, 2012/2013 [Highlights]

by Mary Allen
Release date: April 28, 2014

This Juristat article examines family law cases in the overall context of civil court systems. It provides a focused look at the amount of court activity they involve, and how they progress over time.
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Firearms and violent crime in Canada, 2012 [Highlights]

by Adam Cotter
Release date: April 23, 2014

This Juristat article examines the nature and prevalence of firearm-related violent crime in Canada. Short-term trends in firearm-related violent crime are presented while long-term trends in firearm-related homicide are also explored. It also addresses characteristics of the incidents, victims, and accused persons.
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Police resources in Canada, 2013 [Highlights]

by Hope Hutchins
Release date: March 27, 2014

This Juristat article examines trends in police personnel and expenditures on policing for Canada, the provinces and territories, and census metropolitan areas.  Additionally, other statistics, including hirings and departures, eligibility to retire, rank, gender, age group, and years of service of police officers are presented.
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Admissions to adult correctional services in Canada, 2011/2012

by Samuel Perreault
Release date: March 20, 2014

This Juristat bulletin provides a statistical overview of adults admitted to and released from custody and community supervision in Canada in 2011/2012. Analysis is presented at the national as well as the provincial and territorial levels. Admissions, and the characteristics of youth in the correctional system (such as age, sex and Aboriginal identity) are discussed.
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Admissions to youth correctional services in Canada, 2011/2012

by Samuel Perreault
Release date: March 20, 2014

This Juristat bulletin provides a statistical overview of youth admitted to and released from custody and community services in Canada in 2011/2012. Analysis is presented at the national as well as the provincial and territorial levels. Admissions, and the characteristics of youth in the correctional system (such as age, sex and Aboriginal identity) are discussed.
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Legal aid in Canada, 2012/2013

by Manon Diane Dupuis and Mary Bess Kelly
Release date: March 11, 2014

This Juristat Bulletin presents the most up-to-date results from the Legal Aid Survey which collects information on the operation of Canada’s 13 legal aid plans. Information is provided on revenues, expenditures, personnel, and caseload (e.g., applications for legal aid services) associated with the delivery of legal aid in Canada.
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Shelters for abused women in Canada, 2012

by Benjamin Mazowita and Marta Burczycka
Release date: February 27, 2014

This Juristat Bulletin presents the most up-to-date information on residential facilities in Canada that offered shelter to abused women in 2011/2012. Specific issues include: rates of admission to shelters, the reasons women had for seeking shelter, and characteristics of the facilities providing services.
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Victim services in Canada, 2011/2012 [Highlights]

by Mary Allen
Release date: February 13, 2014

This report is based on data from the 2011/2012 Victim Services Survey and provides a profile of victim service agencies in Canada that responded to the survey, as well as information on the clients they served.
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