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Canadian Criminologist Praises Immigration’s Crime Fighting Effect

In a special to cbc.ca, one of Canada’s largest online news publications, criminologist Michael Kempa says immigration is helping reduce the crime rate in Canada. Kempa writes that the drop in the crime rate since the 1990s has corresponded to, … Continue reading

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Crime Rate in Canada at 40 Year Low, Still Above 1962 Levels

Statistics Canada reported this week that the incidence of police reported crime declined 6 percent in 2011 from the previous year, and is now at the lowest level it has been since 1972. The Crime Severity Index, which measures the … Continue reading

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Immigration’s Crime-Reducing Effect Gets Media Attention

Study findings suggesting that immigration reduces crime have been picked up today by the online version of MacLean’s magazine, one of Canada’s largest weekly news magazines, in an article, Does immigration reduce crime? One study referenced, conducted by researchers Ronit … Continue reading

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