Friday, November 10, 2006

Murder City

So explain this. Alberta has an overwhelming majority of Conservatives federally and provincially, the party of Law and Order.Alberta also has the highest murder rate in Canada. So much for their ability to actually get tough on crime.

Despite the high number of murders in Toronto, Ontario’s rate was still below the national average. Among Canada’s larger cities, Edmonton had the highest homicide rate. Murder rate rises, says Stats Can


A Murder of Crows in Canada's Murder Capital




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Red Jenny said...

I'm originally from Edmonton, and the City of Champions was the murder capital of Canada for most of my life there. Ahh... sure fills one with civic pride!

eugene plawiuk said...

You must have lived here in the boomtimes. Becausewhenever there is a boom the town goes nuts and crime goes on the rise.