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Human Trafficking
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News Articles & Information on Human Trafficking

News Articles on
Human Trafficking in Ontario

June 2021 3 from Waterloo Region arrested following Human Trafficking investigation
New Campaign Targets Awareness of Human Trafficking in Rural Areas
A Place of Hope and Healing for Survivors of Human Trafficking open in Burlington
Ontario Passes Bill to Help Combat Human Trafficking
May 2021 Sex Work Advocates Call for a Stop to Proposed Ontario Human Trafficking Bill
February 2021 ‘It’s Happening in Plain Sight’: Shining a Light on the Horrors  of Human Trafficking
January 2021 Ontario Native Women’s Association Launches Program for Human Trafficking Survivors
Elmira man, Cambridge woman Arrested after Human Trafficking Investigation
December 2020 Mobile Anti-Human Trafficking Team to Start in January

New Alerts, Indicators Help Identify Signs of Illicit Transactions Tied to Online Child Exploitation

November 2020 Human Trafficking Victims get Care, Counselling from Joint Initiative
October 2020 Human Trafficking Survivor Teaches Kids, Adults how to be Safer Online During COVID-19
August 2020 Pair from Brampton Face Trafficking Charges after Teen Girls Found in Burlington Hotel

Ontario Gov. Announces Programs to Curb Sex Trafficking and Educate Youth

June 2020 Toronto Police Officer, 9 Men Charged in Human Trafficking Investigation Involving 16-year old Girl
April 2020 London, ON, Man Facing Human Trafficking Charges, Police Concerned for Other Victims
March 2020 2 Men Sentenced for Human Trafficking Underage Girls in Peterborough

2 Brothers from Quebec Charged with Running Sex Trafficking Operation in Hamilton

February 2020 Oakville Woman Charged for Allegedly Exploiting Live-In Nanny

Ottawa Human Trafficking Suspect Arrested in Windsor

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Prevention ToolKits

Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking of Children & Youth in Canada

A prevention and early intervention toolkit for parents. The toolkit provides information about warning signs, recruitment tactics, and current trends in youth behaviour. It also outlines resources available to parents needing support services for themselves and other family members. This toolkit was created by Children of the Street Society in British Columbia, Canada.

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Addressing the Trafficking of Children & Youth for Sexual Exploitation in BC

A toolkit for service providers working with children and youth. Originally developed for agencies and individuals working in British Columbia. This toolkit was created by Children of the Street Society in British Columbia, Canada.

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Helping Organizations Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

A step-by-step resource guide developed to help organizations take an active, participatory role in protecting children in their care. This toolkit was developed by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection for their Commit to Kids Program.

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Information Sheets

Human Trafficking: Canada Is Not Immune – Red Flags: Indicators of Human Trafficking

These red flags are indicators that can alert a person to what a human trafficking situation might look like; they are not a checklist for determining a human trafficking case. The presence of one or more of these indicators suggests it is worth looking further into the situation.

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Canadian Human Trafficking

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Human Trafficking in Ontario

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Human Trafficking Happens Everyday in Toronto

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Low Risk – High Reward for Traffickers

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Exposure Underreported

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Few Sexual Assaults Lead to Court Convictions

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Basic Stages of Grooming

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Different Types of Human Trafficking

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Violence Against Young Women

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On this page you will find resources & links related to Human Trafficking for all persons looking for more information.
If you have a Human Trafficking resource please email Keegan Kaior at to see if it is appropriate for this website.

Reports on Human Trafficking

Trafficking in Persons in Canada Report

Report issued by Statistics Canada, outlining the most up-to-date trends and statistics in Canada from 2009-2016 on Human Trafficking. This report was released on June 27, 2018.

This publication is also available in French, please click here to access.

National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking

This report outlines the proposed strategies that the Government of Canada has put in place to better support organizations providing assistance to victims and helps to protect foreign nationals, including young female immigrants who arrive in Canada alone, from being subjected to illegitimate or unsafe work.

Global Report on Trafficking in Persons

This report was conducted by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to offer a view of the available information on the world’s response to human trafficking. They gathered information from 155 countries and territories including Canada. To find the information on Canada’s developments go to page 132.

Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking

Outlines each article related to preventing, suppressing and punishing trafficked persons, especially women and children, with regards to the Unite Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime.

Human Trafficking In Canada (2010 Unclassified)

This report was prepared by the RCMP for Project SECLUSION, but serves as a starting point for identifying human trafficking activities that affect Canada in both the transnational and domestic perspective. Data in this report was retrieved between the years of 2005-2009.

Ending Sex-Trafficking In Canada – NTF Report 2014

This report was developed by the National Task Force on Sex Trafficking of Women and Girls in Canada, to investigate the nature and extent of sex trafficking in Canada.

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