The Canadian Press

2016-11-01 | Economy Domestic Abuse

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Alberta's suffering economy is being partially blamed for a jump in domestic violence. Calgary police say calls in the city this year are 36 per cent higher than the five-year average. Andrea Silverstone, co-chair of the Calgary Domestic Violence Collective, says stress on families because of the downturn is making things a lot worse. (The Calgary numbers are expected to be their highest since 2004.)

Date: 2016-11-01
Placeline: CALGARY.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I have a belief that it probably is due to our economy in the boom-bust cycles of our economy I think that individuals who have never experienced that boom-bust cycle before or domestic violence or been experiencing and hiding it are finally now being able to access Services because things have gotten so bad that they can't tolerate the situation that they're in anymore >>