media archive

2020

Sugaring, Sugar Daddies and Sugar Babies: What Parents Need to Know

When a child is victimized, it’s 'like a bomb detonating in a family'

Addressing emerging human trafficking trends and consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic

Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygård arrested after US sex trafficking charges​

The Palermo Protocol and the Next Twenty Years of the Global Fight Against Modern Slavery​

MasterCard, Visa end card use on Pornhub amid controversy

Thorn Research: Understanding sexually explicit images, self-produced by children​

New effort aims to zero in on illicit dealings tied to online child exploitation

Former Hope resident to be sentenced for child luring in Chilliwack court

Woman who spent years scrubbing explicit video from internet urges tech firms to make it easier to remove

Neil Desai: Canada is failing to keep its children safe online

Children for sale: Canada’s youth at the heart of the rising sex trade

Progress! Instagram Takes Step Forward via Improved Reporting and Direct Message Tools​

Social media-based trafficking on the rise during coronavirus pandemic​

Kids exposed to simulated sex and graphic images in "dark side" of popular computer game Roblox​

Sextortion on the rise in Surrey, parents warned of extra risk during pandemic social distancing

Parents, here’s how you can protect your kids from traffickers

The ABCs of safe online home learning

Realities of child sex trafficking!

Child sex exploitation is on the rise in Canada during the pandemic

Keeping your kids safe online in the age of COVID: Usable tips for parents​

Delta, B.C., teacher faces child pornography charges after tip from internet service provider

The Impact of COVID-19 on Human Trafficking Victims & Survivors​

Online predators put millions of children at risk during COVID-19 pandemic lockdown 
Keeping kids safe online while out of school
4 people from Vancouver Island facing human trafficking charges in Saskatchewan
2018 U.S. national human trafficking hotline statistics

2019

Video games and online chats are ‘Hunting Grounds’ for sexual predator

Federal government commits $57M for national strategy to combat human trafficking​
Here are 15 apps parents should look out for on their kids' phones
Canada spending $22M to combat 'absolute evil' of online child pornography
Instagram Is Great for Models. It’s Also Good for Predators.
Victims of pimp sue disgraced cop Jim Fisher and the VPD​
Human trafficking is pervasive and largely ignored in Canada​
Maple Ridge youth care worker facing sex assault, child porn charges has decades-long history with children
Two men in B.C. pimping and human trafficking case get lengthy jail terms
Ex-Vancouver cop Jim Fisher loses jail-term appeal for kissing sex-crime victims
B.C. sex-sting operation based on Ontario’s. How effective are they?
VPD arrest 47 men following crack down on sexual exploitation of teens

2018

B.C. man jailed for repeated sexual extortion of girls and women
At list 681 youth are homeless according to Metro Vancouver count
Coquitlam man charged in prostitution, human trafficking operation
Former Vancouver police officer sentenced to jail in sex exploitation case
Criminal record checks aren't enough to spot predators, expert says
Luke Strimbold, ex-B.C. mayor, faces 29 total sex-related charges: prosecutors
Police probe leads to dozens of charges against Red Scorpion, Kang gangsters
Trial Delayed in Alleged Kelowna Pimp Case
Abbotsford Teacher Faces Sex Assault, Exploitation Charges
Child Sex Offender James Cardno Released on Day Parole
Ontario Man Charged with Human Trafficking for the Second Time
Children Rescued from Online Sex Abuse
CraigsList USA Will No Longer Display "Personal" Ads 
Human Trafficking in Canada– House of Commons Committee Launches A National Consultation - News Release
Vancouver man admits to being pimp for 9 victims, mostly girls who were underage (Bannon case)
Danish police charged 1,000 young people with "distribution of child porn"

 

2017

Edmonton teacher who lured student for sex sentenced to 10 years in prison
Swedish man gets 10 years in prison for raping Canadian girls over the internet

Vancouver Police issues warning: High-risk sex offender with history of targeting kids released into Vancouver

 

2014

BC man receives first Human Trafficking Conviction

Woman Drugs Roommate Exploits her

 

2013

Gaming and Online Exploitation

Man accused of targetting young boys gets 9 years