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Reporting Child Exploitation

If you know about a child who is in immediate danger or risk, call 911 or your local police.

How to Report Child Sexual Exploitation Offences or Luring Related to Children

To report online sexual exploitation of a child (i.e. child abuse, luring, child sex tourism, child prostitution), please visit and complete and submit the Report Form.

Initial complaints about online child sexual exploitation are handled by your local police service.


The Canadian Centre for Child Protection operates, Canada's tipline for reporting the online sexual exploitation of children. provides the public with a mechanism to report illegal content on the Internet, and facilitates the investigation and prosecution of those who use the Internet to victimize children. is not an investigative entity, but rather a resource centre and clearinghouse for the community and law enforcement.

The website features more information on the various forms of sexual exploitation of children including:

  • Sex tourism
  • Child prostitution
  • Internet luring
  • Child abuse