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Rate of gun-related violence in Canada up 25% from a decade ago

The rate of violent crime involving firearms in Canada is dropping, but violent crime, overall, continues to increase.

The latest from Statistics Canada shows that violent crimes involving guns fell five percent from 2020 to 2021.

However, incidents of violent crime overall were up by four percent over the same time.

And the agency notes that the rate of gun crime is still 25 percent higher now than it was ten years ago.

with files from Vista Radio newswire

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