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Canadian Natives report few hate crimes to police

Canadian Aboriginals reported seven hate crimes to police in 12 major areas, according to Statistics Canada.

In 2001 and 2002, a total of 928 hate crimes were reported. One percent targeted Aboriginals. Jewish people made up 25 percent of the reports, the largest of any group.

The data is based on a pilot study. Annual reports will start in 2005.

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Race, ethnicity prime motivator of hate crimes: study (CBC 6/1)

Get the Report:
Pilot survey of hate crime: 2001 and 2002 (Statistics Canada June 2004)