56% of the 4,000 people surveyed think that Winnipeg isn’t a safe place.
Though actual data from Statistics Canada ranks our Crime Severity Index is lower than Vancouver, Edmonton, Regina and Saskatoon, the public thinks differently.
Most people in the prairies ranked Winnipeg OK when it came to safety. However, people in Atlantic and Western Canada see Winnipeg as an unsafe place.
Ottawa scored the best in the survey with seventy-two per cent of people believing it to be the safest city in the country. [CJOB]