Notes - Social Challenges: Age

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1Unless otherwise specified, information in this section was obtained from Statistics Canada, Children and youth in Canada. Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Profile Series, 2001. Available online at:

2Dell, C.A. & Boe, R. Female young offenders in Canada, Revised edition. Forum on Corrections Research, 13(2). Ottawa: Correctional Service of Canada, 2001.

3See Statistics Canada: for youth crime trends and for adult crime trends.

4Statistics Canada. 2001 Census Consultation Guide: Age, sex, and marital/common law status, Recent trends, 2001. Available online at:

5Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics. "Crime Statistics in Canada, 2002," in Juristat, 23(5). Ottawa: Statistics Canada, 2003.

6Federation of Canadian Municipalities. Primer on municipal crime prevention. Ottawa: FCM, 2000.

7Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics. "Crime statistics in Canada, 2001," in Juristat, 22(6). Ottawa: Statistics Canada, 2002.

8Statistics Canada. "Problem behaviour and delinquency in children and youth," in Juristat, 21(4). Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, 2001.

9Visit: for more information.

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