HuffPost is part of Verizon Media. The highest crime rate is for assault, at a rate of 1069.31 per 100,000 people. You can take a look at Maclean’s complete list of safest cities in Canada here! font-size: 1.2em; Seven BC spots made it into the top 50, with Oak Bay on Vancouver Island coming in at 9th place.

At a sprawling 28,000 square-feet, the iconic... 604 Now is dedicated to metro Vancouver, the southwest corner of British Columbia, and the province’s most urban division. But it’s still a good example of a community with very little crime. } Gathering data from each province’s police departments, they were able to determine a ‘crime severity index,’ or CSI for short. You are looking at Crime Index 2020 Mid-Year.

Despite being adjacent to a landmass called Fighting Island in the Detroit River, LaSalle, Ont. Nice job, Canadians! Unemployment rate: 7.8% Average Household Income: $65,631.79 Average Home Price: $310,215.00 Crime Rate per 100,000: 9223.9. The safest place in Quebec ranks eighth and is just about adjacent to Ontario — the Collines-de-l’Outaouais Regional County Municipality, with a CSI of 27. if (!grecaptcha.getResponse()) {

It’s ranked 18/229 on the Crime Severity Index in all of Canada, compared to the average of 70.96 in all of Canada, having gone up by 146 in the last year. We and our partners will store and/or access information on your device through the use of cookies and similar technologies, to display personalised ads and content, for ad and content measurement, audience insights and product development. .single-post .entry-content p{font-size : 18px} .footable-details th { Looking at violent crime, Beaumont is in worse shape, ranking 151st out of 237 communities included in our analysis.

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"); } Flanked by the Fraser River and the US border, Delta is made up of three separate communities; Ladner, North Delta and Tsawwassen. } The area is rich with history and a great spot to enjoy the Pacific ocean with activities like surfing, kiteboarding, and non-motorized sports.

Its index is also 27. Rothesay and Quispamsis in New Brunswick took third place. .single .post-thumb-credit { Vancouver is a coastal seaport city and is one of the country’s most ethnically and linguistically diverse.

Well, apparently it could be in the running for the most honest place in Canada, too.

Bondy, whose franco-Ontarian roots are obvious when he replies “oui” to some of our questions, waxed poetic about the difference it makes to have a truly local police unit. }

Ok, we’ll keep it off our list of places to visit, we guess. 68% of the safest cities saw increases in ranking year over year. This means crime severity is down 27.1 basis points since 2006, when Statistics Canada set its benchmark.