Research for this report concluded on 2005-07-15
and is based on information available until that date.
Note: References to organized criminal activity associated to particular ethnic-based organizations in this report are not meant to suggest that all members of that specific ethnic group are involved in organized crime or that the government of the country of origin or its authorized agencies permits or participates in any illegal activities. These references allude to the illegal activities of particular criminal organizations, the majority of whose members share ethnic origins.
Criminal Intelligence Service Canada
2005 Annual Report on Organized Crime in Canada
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The design on this year’s report cover graphically depicts organized crime, their activities and their drive for criminal profit. Elements that represent a few of these criminal activities, such as illicit drugs, intellectual property rights crime and illegal gambling have been incorporated into the handgun’s bullets.The handgun pointed at the treasure chest represents the violence frequently associated with organized criminal activities while the padlock represents the integrated community, provincial, national and international efforts to prevent organized crime.
Inquiries on this publication should be directed to:
Director General, Criminal Intelligence Service Canada
1200 Vanier Parkway
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R2
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