The NCECC functions as the point of contact for investigations related to the sexual exploitation of children on the Internet in Canada.
The RCMP is combating online child sexual abuse worldwide as a member of the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT). The VGT is a multi-national law enforcement body that focuses on identifying, locating,and rescuing victims. The VGT also aims to divert those who attempt to use the Internet to abuse and exploit children.
The NCECC is Canada’s main portal for all matters related to the sexual exploitation of children on the Internet, including those destined for international agencies and those originating from foreign agencies and destined for Canada. The NCECC validates international requests and prepares and disseminates investigative packages to the proper jurisdiction within Canada.