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More than three-quarters of homicide victims in Sask. in 2020 were Indigenous: StatsCan – CBC
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Dec 05, 2021
Indigenous homicide rate in Sask. is more than 17 times higher than rate among non-Indigenous people
The homicide rate among Indigenous people in Saskatchewan is more than 17 times higher than the rate among non-Indigenous victims, even though Indigenous people only make up about 10 per cent of the province’s population, according to recent Statistics Canada data.
The data, published in a Nov. 25 report, shows Saskatchewan’s rate of Indigenous homicide victims is the highest in Canada.
Of the 60 homicide victims in Saskatchewan in 2020, 46 — more than 76 per cent — were Indigenous.