New Data Reveals The Most Dangerous Cities In British Columbia

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Canada is the second largest country in the world based on land mass, and is considered to be a safe nation. It even ranked #8 on a list of 162 countries as safest in the world.

Maclean’s has compiled a list of the most dangerous places in Canada in 2019, using information from Statistics Canada, and the results are rather surprising.

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The Crime Severity Index is a system Statistics Canada uses to measure all police-reported crime. It measures both the seriousness and volume of each offence.

Here are the 10 most dangerous cities in British Columbia.

Most Dangerous Cities In BC

Courtenay (Population: 25,525)

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Penticton (Population: 35,950)

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Prince George (Population: 74,328)

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Summerland (Population: 12,366)

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Kamloops (Population: 90,236)

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Abbotsford & Area (Population: 150,012)

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Port Alberni (Population: 18,187)

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Chilliwack & Area (Population: 90,935)

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Comox (Population: 14,495)

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Central Saanich (Population: 17,277)

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