News North Bay and Callander fall mid-way on list of most dangerous places SHARE ON: Rocco Frangione, staff Thursday, Nov. 8th, 2018 Photo credit: Supplied North Bay and Callander fall almost half way in a list most dangerous places according to Maclean’s. The publication is out with its annual rankings on Canada’s Most Dangerous Place based on crimes reported to police. Maclean’s compiles its data from the Crime Severity Index, a measurement used by Statistics Canada. In terms of the most dangerous place, North Bay and Callander are listed as 99th when all crimes are factored into the equation. There are enough sexual assaults in the community to warrant a ranking of 49th as a most dangerous place. Drugs are a factor in the rankings as well with trafficking in cocaine giving the municipality of placing of 54th spot and an 88th place showing for cannabis trafficking. In between the drug trade is a ranking of 59th spot for firearm offences and a 75th placing for cases involving fraud. Things improve later in the list especially with homicides. The small number of homicides in the community places it as the 195th most dangerous place. It’s a similar story with impaired driving where the number of people caught getting behind the wheel after having too many marks the community as the 181th most dangerous place. Another area where the community fares reasonably well is with youth crime which registers a ranking of 159th while break and enters fall in the mid-range with a ranking of 105th. As for the Canadian community that is listed as the Most Dangerous Place, it’s North Battleford, Saskatchewan.