There's Been A Steady Increase In Hate Crimes Against Muslims In Canada

    There were 159 police-reported hate crimes against Muslims in 2015.

    Hate crimes committed against Canadian Muslims is one of the biggest factors in an increase in hate crimes more generally, according to a new Statistics Canada report.

    Community advocates are calling on federal and provincial governments, as well as local police departments, to track and release hate crime statistics in a more timely fashion.

    The StatsCan figures also showed an alarming rate of hate crimes committed in Thunder Bay, Ontario.