• Vehicle theft is one of the most frequent crimes committed in Canada according to police reported data.
  • Police reported over  73,000 motor vehicle thefts in 2015. That’s roughly 200 stolen vehicles each day.
  • About two-thirds of all stolen vehicles were taken from public areas such as parking lots and streets. The remaining third were taken from private residences.
  • Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) statistics show that car theft costs Canadians about $1 billion a year including health care expenses, court, policing, legal and out of pocket costs such as deductibles.**

* Source: Statistics Canada. (2015). Table 5. Police-reported crime for selected offences, Canada, 2013 and 2014. Retrieved from: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/85-002-x/2015001/article/14211/tbl/tbl05-eng.htm
** Source: Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) 2010.