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Ottawa ranked 107th most dangerous place in Canada

The report uses data from Statistics Canada of all police-reported crime in Canada

Ottawa has been ranked the 107th most dangerous place in Canada, according to a report by Maclean's

The report uses data from Statistics Canada that considers police-reported crime from 2018.

Violent crime was up, including the rate of homicides, assaults and sexual assaults.

Ottawa had 16 homicides in 2018, however that number is below the national average when adjusted for population size.

Theft and property crime are also on the rise, according to the report, including fraud and robbery.

Impaired driving also went up year-over-year, while cannabis trafficking decreased.

Youth crime was also down in the region.

Gatineau placed 77th on Maclean's annual list, while Pembroke finished in 43rd.

For the full detailed report, click here.


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