The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

August 25, 2014 08:15 ET

The Fraser Institute/Media Advisory: What Does Crime Cost Canadians? New Study Coming Tuesday, August 26

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 25, 2014) - On Tuesday, August 26, the Fraser Institute will release a new study calculating the cost of crime to both victims and taxpayers.

The Cost of Crime in Canada: 2014 Report measures the overall costs of police, courts, prisons, rehabilitation and education, and the varied costs incurred by victims.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Tuesday, August 26 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern).

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Contact Information

  • Stephen Easton
    Senior Fellow, Fraser Institute
    Professor of Economics, Simon Fraser University

    Mark Hasiuk
    Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
    (604) 688-0221 ext. 517