Statistics Canada

Canadian Jews Most Targeted Group for Third Year in a Row

July 22, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – Data released by Statistics Canada today has revealed that Canadian Jews were the most targeted group for hate crimes in 2018, a trend continuing from the previous two years. In total, police across Canada reported 347 hate crimes targeting Jews in 2018, down marginally from the 2017 …

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Adopt Our Action Plan, B’nai Brith Canada Urges in Response to StatsCan Hate-Crimes Report

Nov. 28, 2018 By Daniel Koren Manager, Media Relations & Communications B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Statistics Canada has released its dossier on police-reported hate crimes for the year 2017 – and the results confirm a worrying trend highlighted in B’nai Brith Canada’s 2017 Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents, the authoritative document on antisemitism in Canada. In response, B’nai …

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Rise in Anti-Jewish Hate Crimes Confirmed by Statistics Canada

Nov. 28, 2017 By Aidan Fishman Interim National Director of the League for Human Rights B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – A report released by Statistics Canada Tuesday reveals a significant increase in hate crimes targeting Canada’s Jewish population in 2016. According to Tuesday’s report, antisemitic hate crimes rose from 178 incidents in 2015 to 221 incidents in 2016 – an …

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