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17 October 2007

Globe & Mail (Toronto)

OTTAWA — Only 75 of the 605 Canadians killed last year were victims of strangers. A new Statistics Canada report analyzing homicide data shows that spouses, partners, family members and close friends were responsible for the vast majority of killings in 2006, accounting for 293 deaths in that year alone. Gang activity accounted for 104 deaths. The report released Wednesday says Canada's homicide rate dropped 10 per cent last year, as the number of killings... (

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