Warnings & Dangers
OVERALL RISK: VERY LOW
Canada is a very safe country. It is ranked 8th out of 162 on the ranking of the safest and most dangerous countries.
PICKPOCKETS RISK: LOW
There is nearly no pickpocket risk in Canada. A few simple precautions will minimize your chances of being pick pocketed.
MUGGING & KIDNAPPING RISK: LOW
Canada is a safe country regarding mugging and kidnapping risks, although some urban areas are best to be avoided at night.
SCAMS RISK: LOW
There are virtually no scammers in Canada.
TRANSPORT & TAXIS RISK: LOW
Transports and taxis are generally very safe in Canada.
NATURAL RISKS: MEDIUM
There can be some occasional natural hazards (meteorological) in Canada, because of the strong weather during winter.
TERRORISM RISK: LOW
Canada has not recently been targeted by terrorist attacks. There have been 2 mass shootings in Toronto and Edmonton in 2012, but this were isolated incidents.
WOMEN TRAVELER RISK: LOW
Canada is generally very safe for women travelers.