Despite accounting for only 1% of Canada’s population, attacks on Jews accounted for a whopping 19% of Canada’s hate crimes. Under Justin Trudeau Canada is becoming unsafe for Jews.
Canadian Jews most targeted group for hate crimes
Statistics Canada finds Canadian Jews were the most targeted group for hate crimes in 2018, a trend continuing from the previous two years.
Israel National News, July 23, 2019
Data released by Statistics Canada on Monday finds that Canadian Jews were the most targeted group for hate crimes in 2018, a trend continuing from the previous two years.
In total, police across Canada reported 347 hate crimes targeting Jews in 2018, down marginally from the 2017 figure of 360. However, anti-Jewish hate crimes amounted to 19% of the national total, even though Jews account for only about 1% of the Canadian population.
In 2017, anti-Jewish hate crimes had constituted 17% of the national total.
According to StatsCan, hate crimes in Canada overall declined by 13% in 2018, although they remained at their second-highest level since 2009. After Jews, the most targeted group in 2018 were Blacks with 283 reported hate crimes, followed by hate crimes targeting Muslims and people based on their sexual orientation with 173 each.
Responding to the findings, B’nai Brith Canada urged Canadian government bodies to implement measures in the organization’s Eight-Point Plan to Tackle anti-Semitism.
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