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Canada’s most dangerous cities: Homicide

Abbotsford, B.C., with almost three times the national rate, tops the list

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From Canada’s most dangerous cities: 2010:

Canada’s national rate is 1.8 murders per 100,000 population. Abbotsford, B.C., with almost three times that rate, tops the list of the 100 most populous cities.

RANK CITIES PERCENTAGE DIFFERENCE WITH THE NATIONAL RATE
1 Abbotsford, B.C. 270.59%
2 Thunder Bay, Ont. 182.08
3 Medicine Hat, Alta. 159.96
4 Surrey, B.C. 154.43
5 Winnipeg, Man. 143.37
6 Brome-Missisquoi, Que. 132.31
7 Prince George, B.C. 121.24
8 Salaberry-De-Valleyfield, Que. 121.24
9 Grande Prairie, Alta. 110.18
10 Saguenay, Que. 88.06
11 Edmonton, Alta. 77.00
12 Kingston, Ont. 77.00
13 Sherwood Park, Alta. 77.00
14 Burnaby, B.C. 71.46
15 Halifax Region, N.S. 65.93
16 Langley Township, B.C. 60.40
17 Victoria, B.C. 60.40
18 Vancouver, B.C. 54.87
19 Sarnia, Ont. 49.34
20 Saskatoon, Sask. 49.34
21 Richmond, B.C. 43.81
22 Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. 43.81
23 Kelowna, B.C. 38.27
24 Sudbury, Ont. 32.75
25 Toronto, Ont. 32.75
26 Trois-Rivières, Que. 27.22
27 Red Deer, Alta. 21.68
28 St-Eustache, Que. 21.68
29 Windsor, Ont. 21.68
30 Brantford, Ont. 16.15
31 Calgary, Alta. 16.15
32 Regina, Sask. 16.15
33 Belleville, Ont. 10.62
34 West Vancouver, B.C. 10.62
35 Moncton, N.B. 5.09
36 Fredericton, N.B. -0.44
37 Laval, Que. -0.44
38 Fort McMurray, Alta. -5.97
39 Peel Region (Mississauga/Brampton), Ont. -5.97
40 Coquitlam, B.C. -11.50
41 Joliette, Que. -11.50
42 Montréal, Que. -11.50
43 Hamilton, Ont. -17.03
44 Châteauguay, Que. -22.53
45 Chilliwack, B.C. -28.10
46 Maple Ridge, B.C. -28.10
47 Kamloops, B.C. -33.63
48 Peterborough, Ont. -33.63
49 Lethbridge, Alta. -39.16
50 N. Vancouver District, B.C. -39.16
51 Ottawa, Ont. -39.16
52 St. Catharines, Ont. -39.16
53 Cape Breton, N.S. -44.69
54 Drummondville, Que. -44.69
55 Durham Region (Oshawa/Whitby/Ajax), Ont. -44.69
56 Delta, B.C. -50.22
57 Gatineau, Que. -55.75
58 Guelph, Ont. -55.75
59 Kitchener, Ont. -55.75
60 London, Ont. -55.75
61 Longueuil, Que. -55.75
62 Terrebonne, Que. -55.75
63 Vaudreuil-Soulange, Que. -55.75
64 Barrie, Ont. -61.28
65 Sherbrooke, Que. -61.28
66 Québec, Que. -77.88
67 Oakville, Ont. -88.94
68 York Region (Markham/Vaughn), Ont. -88.94
69 Alma, Que. -100.00
70 Blainville, Que. -100.00
71 Caledon, Ont. -100.00
72 Chatham-Kent, Ont. -100.00
73 Cornwall, Ont. -100.00
74 Granby, Que. -100.00
75 Innisfil, Ont. -100.00
76 Lévis, Que. -100.00
77 Maskoutains, Que. -100.00
78 Mirabel, Que. -100.00
79 Nanaimo, B.C. -100.00
80 New Westminster, B.C. -100.00
81 Norfolk, Ont. (Opp) -100.00
82 North Bay, Ont. -100.00
83
North Vancouver, B.C.
-100.00
84 Nottawasaga, Ont. -100.00
85 Port Coquitlam, B.C. -100.00
86 Repentigny, Que. -100.00
87 Richelieu Saint-Laurent, Que. -100.00
88 Rimouski, Que. -100.00
89 Roussillon, Que. -100.00
90 Saanich, B.C. -100.00
91 Saint John, N.B. -100.00
92 Saint-Jérôme, Que. -100.00
93 Shawinigan, Que. -100.00
94 Sorel-Tracy, Que. -100.00
95 St. Albert, Alta. -100.00
96 St. John’s, Nfld. -100.00
97 St.Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Que. -100.00
98 Thérèse-De-Blainville, Qc. -100.00
99 Victoriaville, Que. -100.00
100 Wellington County, Ont. -100.00