Most dangerous places


The safest—and maybe most honest—places to live in Canada

From Petawawa, Peterborough and LaSalle, Ont., to Rothesay and Quispamsis, N.B., here are the places with the least amount of crime in the country

How we ranked Canada’s most dangerous places

The national crime rate has crept up, and some communities have a much bigger problem than others

Canada’s worst violent crime problem is in Thompson, Man.

The northern city is struggling with stabbings, assaults, gun crimes and other offences. It can’t solve the problem on its own.
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Canada’s 20 most dangerous places 2020

These are the 20 places in Canada with the highest level of overall crime

These are the safest places in Canada

It’s never a great idea to leave your doors unlocked, but if you’re determined to, these cities are where you’re likely the safest
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Canada’s fastest-growing crime problem is in Wetaskiwin, Alta.

Crime’s getting worse in Wetaskiwin, in an awful hurry. Can the city get a handle on it?
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Canada’s 20 most dangerous places

These are the 20 places in Canada with the highest level of overall crime
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How we ranked Canada’s most dangerous places

Crime has dropped across Canada in recent years. But our analysis reveals communities that have bucked that trend.
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Canada’s Most Dangerous Places 2018: Explore the data

See how your community ranks among Canada’s Most Dangerous Places—explore Canada’s crime statistics with our interactive tool
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Most dangerous places in Canada: How the ranking works

While the national crime rate has increased, it remains near historic lows. Unfortunately that can’t be said for all parts of the country.