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Aboriginal people make up 5 per cent of Canada's population — but nearly a quarter of its murder victims

TORONTO — Canada’s homicide rate remained at its lowest level in five decades last year but aboriginals accounted for a disproportionate number of the victims, Statistics Canada reported on Wednesday. 517 more words


Murder victim's sister learns homicide rates didn't include Aborginals until now

CALGARY – Sandra Manyfeathers has been on a relentless pursuit for justice following her sister’s murder nearly a decade ago. She’s fought every day to ensure her sister isn’t just a statistic. 85 more words


B.C. murder rate up in 2014 but still near 50-year low: StatsCan

More people were murdered in B.C. in 2014 than in the previous year, according to Statistics Canada data released Wednesday.
There were 88 people homicides last year around the province, compared to 76 in 2013. 323 more words

The Real Scoop

Calgary and Alberta homicide rate on the rise: Statistics Canada

The number of homicides in Calgary and across Alberta increased in 2014, at the same time Canadian police reported the lowest national homicide rate since 1966. 221 more words

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Homicide rate in Canada stable in 2014, but spiked in Alberta after two mass murders

Canada’s overall homicide rate remained stable in 2014, but Alberta led among the five provinces where the numbers spiked, new data from Statistics Canada shows. 306 more words


Alternate "news" sources give us alternate realities

The sustained popularity of Donald Trump has been making me very sad lately. His twitter feed is just one horrible statement after another. He’s said that he would consider… 1,095 more words

How I See The World

Trump takes heat for tweet about black murder rates

By Cory Bennett – 11/22/15

URL of the original posting site: http://thehill.com/homenews/presidential-campaign/261059-trump-takes-heat-for-tweet-about-black-murder-rates


Donald Trump is taking heat on social media for a Sunday afternoon tweet of statistics purporting to show that the vast majority of murdered black people in the U.S. 345 more words