Rise in offences related to harassing and threatening behaviours
[Rate per 100,000 population]
Indecent or harassing communications was amended in the Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act: Bill C-13 (2015) to include all means of telecommunication, not only phone calls. Non-consensual distribution of intimate images is an offence created by the Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act: Bill C-13 (2015), therefore only data from 2015 to 2021 are shown. Populations are based upon July 1st estimates from Statistics Canada, Centre for Demography.