Canada’s Murder Rate Drops to 44-year Low

Canada’s Murder Rate Drops to 44-year Low

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flag of canadaCanada’s murder rate in 2010 fell to a 44-year low of just 1.62 per 100,000 people, official data showed on Wednesday. The decline followed a decade of relative stability in Canada, which has a population of around 34.5 million. A spokesman for Public Safety Minister Vic Toews said he was pleased to see the lower number of murders.

(READ the story in Reuters)

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