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10 Biggest Canadian City Homicide Count, Homicide Rate Per 100,000 And Full Year 2018 Projections, Updated December 10th, 2018

Toronto is still ahead with the highest homicide rate per capita of the ten major cities. Edmonton is now in second.

Brampton, Montreal and Toronto projected homicides are up over 2017 totals.

Click on the city for a listing of that city’s homicides.

City Population Homicides 2018 Proj. Homicides 2017
Projection per 100K Homicides
Toronto 2731571 92 97.6 3.6 63
Montreal 1704694 29 30.8 1.8 24
Calgary 1239220 15 15.9 1.3 28
Ottawa 934243 16 17.0 1.8 14
Edmonton 932546 27 28.6 3.1 42
Mississauga 721599 9 9.5 1.3 9
Winnipeg 705224 18 19.1 2.7 21
Vancouver 631486 14 14.9 2.4 17
Brampton 593638 13 13.8 2.3 6
Hamilton 536917 9 9.5 1.8 10

3 men who made a citizens’ arrest could be facing murder charges in Montreal’s 29th homicide.

Montreal police received a call regarding a fight on Nicolet St. near Ontario Street, on November 27th. It has been reported that three men, ages 37, 48 and 78, ran after a 34-year-old man after he allegedly robbed an East End depanneur and fled down an alleyway.

Police arrived to find the 34-year-old man unconscious on the ground. He was taken to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police have not released the exact cause of death but said they do not believe a weapon was involved. Police have deemed the death of the alleged thief a homicide.

Police said the three men could now face charges of second degree murder.

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 

 

Body found in torched car deemed a homicide by Montreal police

Montreal police said a car was found burning on Halpern Street on the Highway 40 service road around 2:30 a.m on November 23rd.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze, only to find a deceased victim in the vehicle. Police have not released whether the body is male or female, but have categorized the death as the city’s 28th homicide of 2018.

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 

Montreal Homicide #25 – Philipos Kollaros shot to death at Café Cuba

Montreal police responded to report of a shooting at Café Cuba on Beaubien St. East, near Casgrain St., on October 6th at approximately 9:00pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find 38-year-old Philipos Kollaros, in critical condition. Kollaros was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police said multiple suspected fled the scene in a vehicle through the back alley. No arrests have been made at this time.

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 

51-year-old man shot to death in Montreal’s 23rd homicide of 2018

Montreal police responded to report of an injured man in front of a residence on Pierre-Tétreault St. near Hochelaga St, on October 29th at approximately 8:00pm.

Police arrived to find the victim in life threatening condition, and a firearm next to him. The man was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police said the victim  was known to authorities as being involved in the illegal drug trade.

No other information is available at this time.

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 

Montreal Homicide #22 – Man shot and killed through a doorway of a Montreal apartment

Montreal police responded to report of gunshots in the intersection of Decarie Blvd. and NDG Avenue, on October 15th at approximately 8:15am.

Police arrived to find bullet holes in the door of the apartment, and an unresponsive man. Despite life saving efforts the victim was pronounced at the scene.

No arrests have been made at this time.

This year’s Montreal homicide victim list can be viewed here. 

Man found dead in Viger Square

Montreal patrolling police officers noticed an unresponsive man in Viger Square, located on Berri St. and Viger Ave on October 30th at approximately 9:00am.

Police said the victim’s body showed signs of violence, he was bleeding and on the ground. Despite life saving efforts the man was pronounced dead on-scene.

No other information is available at this time.