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Help keep youth and children safe from online sexual exploitation
September 26th Marks the Third Annual Awareness Day

Today, we’re joining together with the Canadian Centre for Child Protection to recognize the success of its tipline and to encourage Canadians to get involved in the fight against online child sexual exploitation. Reports to reports have resulted in law enforcement executing 440 arrests, leading to the removal of 468 children from abusive environments and protecting countless other children from online sexual exploitation.

Please take a moment to review the following four steps to learn how you can help us be part of Awareness Day and help better protect children.

Report to
The number one thing we can do as Canadians to help better protect children, is report concerns about online child sexual exploitation to and/or law enforcement.

Stay up to date with Alerts
You can stay informed about emerging online issues -including sextortion, and learn how to increase the safety of teens by signing up for ALERTS at

Learn more is committed to providing the public with current, age-appropriate information and resources to help educate Canadians about how to keep children safe while online. For information on how parents can keep teens and children safe from online sexual exploitation, check out and download their handy, online resources at

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