Incidents of Corruption in Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Between January 1, 1995 and December 31, 2005, there were 322 incidents of corruption found within the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, according to an internal study conducted by the police agency. In the 322 incidents, a total of 224 RCMP members were involved in the cases. Most of the cases involved Mounties improperly giving out… Continue reading Incidents of Corruption in Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Street Price of Marijuana in Saskatchewan, Canada

Based on user submitted data, the following is the street price of marijuana in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. The prices are listed in Canadian dollars, with the units of gram listed as written when submitted. $10 to $20 for one gram. $15 to $20 for 1.75 grams (aka “teener”). $45 to $48 for 3.5… Continue reading Street Price of Marijuana in Saskatchewan, Canada

White Collar Crime in Canada

36 percent of organizations in Canada reported in a survey that they were victims of white collar crime between 2012-2013. The percentage of companies reporting white collar crime was slightly up from the 32 percent rate in 2011, but was down from the 50 percent range in the mid-2000s. The survey, conducted by PwC, found… Continue reading White Collar Crime in Canada

Counterfeit Hockey Canada Jerseys at the Olympics

At the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games, an estimated 35,000 counterfeit Hockey Canada jerseys were available for sale, according to the licensing manager of the team. During the 2010 Winter Games, security officials and brand trademark enforcement officials were able to seize about 17,000 counterfeit jerseys. At the 201 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, an… Continue reading Counterfeit Hockey Canada Jerseys at the Olympics

Human Trafficking in Ottawa

Estimates released by the anti-human-trafficking group PACT Ottawa states that the human trafficking industry in Ottawa, Canada generates up to $23.48 Million (26 Million Canadian) a year. At least 150 women are victims of human trafficking and are forced to work in the prostitution industry in Ottawa, according to the group. Most of the victims… Continue reading Human Trafficking in Ottawa

Arrests for Prostitution in Toronto

In 2001, court records state that there were 1,382 charges for prostitution offenses in the Canadian city of Toronto. By 2006, the number of charges dropped 21 percent to 1,088. By the year 2011, the number of charges for prostitution-related crimes decreased by 90 percent, when 110 charges were brought to court. (Prices of prostitutes… Continue reading Arrests for Prostitution in Toronto

Illegal Massage Parlors in Montreal

There are an estimated 350 massage parlors in the Canadian city of Montreal that offer illegal prostitution services, according to law enforcement and non-governmental organizations. Up to 70 percent of all prostitution activities that takes place in Montreal is believed to occur within massage parlors. (Prostitute prices by around the world.) Source:  Canadian Press, “Crackdown… Continue reading Illegal Massage Parlors in Montreal

Counterfeit Goods Cases Investigated by RCMP

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police saw an increase in the number of cases involving harmful counterfeit goods in Canada between 2005 and 2013. In 2005, harmful counterfeits were involved with 11.5 percent of cases. By 2012, there were over 200 cases, or 30.4 percent of cases, that involved harmful fakes of toys, drugs, cosmetics, batteries… Continue reading Counterfeit Goods Cases Investigated by RCMP

Human Smuggling From the United States into Canada

In 2011, security services in Canada arrested 487 people attempting to be smuggled into Canada. from the United States.  In 2010, there were 308 arrests. There were more people attempting to be smuggled into Canada from the US than going from Canada to the US.  In 2011, there were 360 people who were arrested for… Continue reading Human Smuggling From the United States into Canada

Fentanyl for Sale on the Black Market

Public health programs and agencies in Canada have estimated that there have been 3,757 deaths from overdoses on opioids in Ontario, Canada between 2002 to 2011. (More overdose statistics from prescription drug abuse.) Between 2009 and 2011,  oxycodone was linked to 491 overdose deaths and fentanyl was lined to 253 deaths. A drug dealer in… Continue reading Fentanyl for Sale on the Black Market