[JURIST] Statistics Canada [official website] reported [text, PDF] Thursday that both the number and rate of police-reported hate crimes declined in 2010 by 18 percent from the previous year [materials]. While the report made clear that "police-reported data likely undercount the true extent of hate crime in Canada, as not all incidents come to the attention of police," the new statistics were welcomed "[a]fter two consecutive years of increase." Of the country's 1,401 hate crimes [JURIST news archive] reported to...

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