Category Archives: Statistics

Right-wing think-tank questions Canada’s crime rates… again

On the same day that the McDonald-Laurier Institute (MLI) released another paper disputing Canada’s situation with incarceration, this time by Carleton professor Ian Lee, Simon Fraser professor Donald Gutstein has written a piece for The Tyee which reports on the … Continue reading

Posted in Prisons, Statistics, Tough-On-Crime

Think-tank paper triggers debate on crime stats

A report by the Macdonald Laurier Institute (MLI), titled “Why Canadian crime statistics don’t add up: Not the whole truth,” has provoked strong criticism by leading researchers. The report, written by a former Crown attorney and Canadian Police Association representative, … Continue reading

Posted in Statistics, Tough-On-Crime