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Human Trafficking
Resources & Links

On this page you will find resources & links related to Human Trafficking for all persons looking for more information.

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.

News Articles & Information on Human Trafficking

News Articles on
Human Trafficking in Ontario

January 2019 Human Trafficking Victims say “You Ruined My Life” — Halifax, Nova Scotia
February 2019 Statement from Ontario Ministers on Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Charges Laid in Human Trafficking Investigation — Windsor, Ontario
OPP Free 43 Mexicans Brought to Canada for Labour Trafficking — Barrie, Ontario & Surrounding Areas
March 2019 Police Lay 19 Charges Against 1 Male for Human Trafficking — Toronto, Ontario
February 2018 AirBnB Rentals Being Used For Alleged Human Trafficking: Toronto
Toronto Police Arrest 4 Men in Human Trafficking Probe Involving Teen Victims
March 2018 2 Hamilton Girls Victims of Human Trafficking
Teen Girl Rescued, 2 Men Charged in London Human Trafficking Investigation
April 2018 Human Sex Trafficking on The Rise in Leeds & Grenville County
4 More Teens Charge in Human Trafficking of 16-year-old Girl
NEW Web Portal Launched to Help Victims of Human Trafficking
May 2018 Human Trafficking Victim Speaks About Her Experience in Hopes to Save Others
Woman & 2 Men Charged in Toronto Human Trafficking Case
Halton Police Charge 2nd Person in Human Trafficking Investigation
June 2018 Undercover Investigation into Human Trafficking in Durham Leads to 11 Charges
October 2018 2 Hamilton Girls (14 & 16) Rescued in Human Trafficking Investigation 
November 2018 The Horror of Human Trafficking: A Survivors Story — Waterloo, Ontario
Human Trafficking Happening in our Backyards — Halton, Ontario
Sex Trafficking Happening Now & On the Rise — New Brunswick

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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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