Operated by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, Cybertip.ca’s mandate is to protect children from online sexual exploitation by:
What Can Parents do to Protect Teens Online?
WINNIPEG, MB: Today, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection announces new educational resources to help address growing concerns related to the online sexual exploitation of teens. The “How Can Parents Keep Teens Safe from Online Sexual Exploitation?” guide will complement a new educational kit for teachers of students in Grade 7 and 8. The kit has been created in response to emerging online risks and recent tragedies involving young people in Canada. The goal is to reduce the incidence of adolescent sexual exploitation. Lessons include information about healthy and unhealthy relationships, establishing personal boundaries, and what constitutes inappropriate adult-child interactions.
Commit to Kids Program Helps Prevent Child Sexual Abuse
Recent Canadian Arrests Underscore Importance of Reporting to Cybertip.ca
WINNIPEG, MB: Today the Canadian Centre for Child Protection applauds the Toronto Police Service for the important outcomes pertaining to Project Spade. The announcement underscores the magnitude of the problem of online child sexual abuse in Canada. Reports made by the public to the Centre’s Cybertip.ca program helped identify websites that led to police agencies arresting hundreds of offenders and removing numerous children from abusive environments.
Province of Manitoba strengthens partnership with Canadian Centre for Child Protection to address cyberbullying
The Manitoba government is strengthening its partnership with the Canadian Centre for Child Protection to provide new programs and services that will target cyberbullying, Education Minister Nancy Allan announced today.
Canadian Centre for Child Protection Receives Gift from Government of Canada to Mark Birth of Royal Baby
WINNIPEG, MB: Today the Canadian Centre for Child Protection received an official gift from the Government of Canada to mark the birth of His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, the first child of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The donation of $100,000 will help support the Canadian Centre’s cyberbullying initiatives, including the development of educational resources that will assist youth who are victimized through the misuse of technology. This announcement was made by the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, who was joined by Mrs. Laureen Harper.
Parents Need to Ask Questions About Ask.fm
WINNIPEG, MB: The Canadian Centre for Child Protection is warning the public about an anonymous question and answer site called Ask.fm that is presently trending with Canadian youth. Recent reports made by the public to the Canadian Centre’s Cybertip.ca program (Canada’s national tipline for reporting the online sexual exploitation of children) has raised significant concerns about tween’s and teen’s exposure to and/or involvement in sexually explicit commentary, cyberbullying, threats, and harassing activities on this very popular site.