intimate partner violence

Saskatchewan has highest family violence rate in the country

Saskatchewan has highest family violence rate in the country

Nov 21, 2023 | 3:30pm
New data from Statistics Canada shows a disturbing trend in Saskatchewan when it comes to family violence and intimate partner violence. Saskatchewan has the highest per capita rate of this type of violence, with 732 reported cases of intimate partner violence for every 100,000 people.  The family violence number is similar with 730 cases of […]

Stats Can numbers show intimate partner violence rates in Sask. double that of national average

Sep 4, 2021 | 10:04am

Recent numbers from Statistics Canada show a rather disturbing trend for Saskatchewan. According to the numbers, Saskatchewan’s rate of intimate partner violence is more than double the national average, in addition to having the highest rate of domestic homicide per capita. Crystal Giesbrecht with the Provincial Association of Transition Houses and Services of Saskatchewan (PATHS) […]