Canada

Canada’s most dangerous cities: Auto theft

Something must be working—the Canadian rate is down 40 per cent in the past decade

From Canada’s most dangerous cities: 2010:

The Canadian rate is 321 vehicles stolen per 100,000 population, and in the past decade, it fell 40 per cent, which suggests all those safety features must be working.

RANK
CITIES
PERCENTAGE DIFFERENCE WITH THE NATIONAL RATE
1Fort McMurray, Alta.208.95%
2Joliette, Que.200.84
3Surrey, B.C.175.98
4Kelowna, B.C.140.17
5Brantford, Ont.132.40
6Edmonton, Alta.122.05
7Grande Prairie, Alta.117.53
8Winnipeg, Man.108.85
9Langley Township, B.C.107.05
10Saskatoon, Sask.106.83
11New Westminster, B.C.102.87
12Chilliwack, B.C.100.65
13Regina, Sask.90.89
14Prince George, B.C.87.68
15Red Deer, Alta.83.59
16Abbotsford, B.C.81.38
17Maple Ridge, B.C.74.08
18Maskoutains, Que.71.92
19Hamilton, Ont.66.40
20Drummondville, Que.62.88
21Burnaby, B.C.61.66
22Granby, Que.55.99
23Victoriaville, Que.52.90
24Terrebonne, Que.46.69
25Laval, Que.43.73
26Trois-Rivières, Que.42.51
27Montréal, Que.41.70
28Saint-Jérôme, Que.40.42
29Nanaimo, B.C.39.89
30Calgary, Alta.33.81
31Victoria, B.C.32.12
32St-Eustache, Que.30.25
33Shawinigan, Que.24.08
34Longueuil, Que.24.05
35Thérèse-De-Blainville, Qc.22.86
36Port Coquitlam, B.C.19.27
37Repentigny, Que.17.43
38Kamloops, B.C.14.38
39London, Ont.10.45
40Coquitlam, B.C.7.98
41St.Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Que.0.03
42Brome-Missisquoi, Que.-0.41
43Delta, B.C.-3.84
44Mirabel, Que.-5.09
45Sorel-Tracy, Que.-5.12
46Lethbridge, Alta.-10.08
47Vancouver, B.C.-10.36
48Belleville, Ont.-10.92
49Alma, Que.-13.76
50Richmond, B.C.-13.79
51Cornwall, Ont.-15.75
52Richelieu Saint-Laurent, Que.-19.59
53St. Catharines, Ont.-20.84
54Sherwood Park, Alta.-21.09
55Saguenay, Que.-23.15
56Toronto, Ont.-25.95
57North Vancouver, B.C.-27.20
58Windsor, Ont.-28.01
59Peel Region (Mississauga/Brampton), Ont.-30.76
60St. Albert, Alta.-31.04
61Sudbury, Ont.-32.66
62Kitchener, Ont.-33.56
63Norfolk, Ont. (Opp)-33.81
64Sherbrooke, Que.-34.53
65Chatham-Kent, Ont.-35.28
66Gatineau, Que.-35.62
67Ottawa, Ont.-37.52
68Moncton, N.B.-37.74
69Québec, Que.-37.96
70Salaberry-De-Valleyfield, Que.-38.40
71Roussillon, Que.-38.46
72Medicine Hat, Alta.-39.52
73Blainville, Que.-41.52
74Saint John, N.B.-44.73
75Thunder Bay, Ont.-46.57
76Halifax Region, N.S.-48.29
77Saanich, B.C.-48.94
78Vaudreuil-Soulange, Que.-49.78
79N. Vancouver District, B.C.-50.09
80Barrie, Ont.-51.03
81Lévis, Que.-53.46
82Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.-53.46
83Sarnia, Ont.-56.86
84Guelph, Ont.-57.42
85York Region (Markham/Vaughn), Ont.-57.80
86Fredericton, N.B.-57.86
87Kingston, Ont.-58.20
88Wellington County, Ont.-58.67
89Durham Region (Oshawa/Whitby/Ajax), Ont.-60.01
90Peterborough, Ont.-60.61
91Innisfil, Ont.-60.95
92Châteauguay, Que.-61.45
93Cape Breton, N.S.-61.48
94St. John’s, Nfld.-61.92
95West Vancouver, B.C.-66.13
96Oakville, Ont.-66.34
97Nottawasaga, Ont.-67.78
98Caledon, Ont.-69.00
99Rimouski, Que.-72.24
100North Bay, Ont.-75.05