Comments for: Canada’s murder rate jumps 7 percent, first gain in three years

Posted Dec. 04, 2012, at 2:27 p.m.

TORONTO — Canada’s murder rate jumped 7 percent in 2011, the first gain in three years, with anxiety over violent crime mounting across the country after reports of gang wars and grisly murders. Statistics Canada said on Tuesday the number of murders rose by 44 to 598 in 2011, or …

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