CBC: Statistics Canada hate crimes report 2014-2015

[A bar chart of 2014-2015 reported hate crime statistics from Statistics Canada.]

2014 – 2015 hate crime statistics

Data source: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/170613/dq170613b-eng.htm

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3 thoughts on “CBC: Statistics Canada hate crimes report 2014-2015

  1. I would be very curious what “not specified “, stands for?
    Sincerely
    PS interesting site.

    • It simply means the police didn’t specify exactly which religion was targeted in their report. That could be because of an oversight, or it could be because it wasn’t clear – for example, when the hate crime seems to target multiple religions, or religion in general, or was confused about which religion was being targeted (like writing islamophobic graffiti on a Sikh temple), all of which are quite common (bigots don’t tend to be particularly discerning, or well-informed, about their targets).

  2. Yap, just what suspected.

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