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PostSubject: Crime in Canada and Gun politics in Cana   Mon Nov 22, 2010 7:39 am

The low crime rate[88] in Toronto has resulted in the city having a reputation as one of the safest major cities in North America.[89][90] For instance, in 2007, the homicide rate for Toronto was 3.3 per 100,000 people, compared with Atlanta (19.7), Boston (10.3), Los Angeles (10.0), New York City (6.3), Vancouver (3.1), and Montreal (2.6). Toronto's robbery rate also ranks low, with 207.1 robberies per 100,000 people, compared with Los Angeles (348.5), Vancouver (266.2), New York City (265.9), and Montreal (235.3).[91][92][93][94][95][96] Toronto has a comparable rate of car theft to various U.S. cities, although it is not among the highest in Canada.[88]

Toronto recorded its largest number of homicides in 1991 with 89, a rate of 3.9 per 100,000.[97][98] In 2005, Toronto media coined the term "Year of the Gun", because there was a record number of gun-related homicides, 52, out of 80 homicides in total (65% – similar to the average in U.S. cities).[90][99] The total number of homicides dropped to 69 in 2006, that year, nearly 2,000 people in Toronto were victims of a violent gun-related crime, about one-quarter of the national total.[100] 84 homicides were committed in 2007, roughly half of them involved guns. Gang-related incidents have also been on the rise; between the years of 1997 and 2005, over 300 gang-related homicides have occurred. As a result, the Ontario government developed an anti-gun strategy

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