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The Spring Lockdown has had some interesting effects on Canada’s Crime Rate...

The Spring Lockdown has had some interesting effects on Canada’s Crime Rate...
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The Spring Lockdown has had some interesting effects on Canada’s Crime Rate...

The crime rate was down across Canada during the first six months of the pandemic. Between March and August, there was a 17% drop in violent crimes; a 20% drop in sexual assaults; break-and-enters were down 25%, and no surprise, shoplifting was down 50%. Service calls, however, were up  - a 10% increase in a domestic disturbance and mental health-related calls and, well, reports of uttering threats by family members rose by 4%,

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