The Numbers are out from stats canada, and the city of guelph is no longer in the top of the ranks when it comes to the Safest community in Canada, or the province.
Although the city’s numbers dropped significantly from previous years, guelph still makes the list in the 10th spot. In previous years, Guelph ranked second safest three years ago, and once held the top spot for a total of five years in a row from 2007 to 2011.
Some numbers responsible for the drop was the increase in Vehicle thefts in 2016, that number rose 49% from the previous year, as well as the number of Break Ins within the city, seeing that crime rise by 16% from 2015. In the non-violent crime sector, Guelph only rose by one percent.