Crime declines nationally, but not provincially – Winnipeg Free Press.

The severity of violent crime in Winnipeg is up by 15 per cent over 2008.

We’re urban Canada’s homicide capital, yet again.

With 57 homicides in 2009, Manitoba reported the highest homicide rate among the provinces for the third consecutive year. Manitoba has a homicide rate of 4.7 per every 100,000 residents. Only the Yukon and Northwest Territories ranked worse.”

On a brighter note, car thefts are down by 25 per cent.