Press & Media: News Releases / 2015
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection and the City of Winnipeg – Partnering on program to reduce risk of child sexual exploitation
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre) is thrilled to be working with the City of Winnipeg on a first-of-its-kind, pilot project to enhance the protection of children within public pools, recreation and leisure facilities and libraries.
Children across Canada are set to transform into their favourite characters and head out to fill their Halloween treat bags this weekend. The Canadian Centre for Child Protection encourages parents to make safety a part of the Halloween preparations, as trick-or treating can be a great platform help build children’s safety competence and confidence.
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection is proud to be working with MTS Future First to launch an initiative to help parents talk to and educate their teenaged children about staying safe online.
Canadian teens are being negatively and seriously impacted by the spread of sexual pictures and the social fallout that often occurs afterwards. These situations can result in youth being alienated, cyberbullied and often feeling alone and powerless in their ability to control their own lives.
Today marks the fourth annual Cybertip.ca Awareness Day – a day that is meant to increase public knowledge about the critical service offered by Cybertip.ca for reporting the online sexual exploitation of children and for obtaining important educational material. This year, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection is asking parents to recognize the day by having conversations with youth about the risks associated with using technology to experiment sexually and the potential risk of being sextorted.
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection would like to offer its sincerest condolences to the Dunbar and Blanchette families for their loss of Terry and Hailey. Our thoughts are with them and their community today.
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection reminds parents that back to school is a great time of year to review safety strategies with their child. Safety Habits for Life is for children of all ages and will help build their safety competence and confidence.
Children and teens across Canada are getting ready to leave school behind for the adventures of summer holidays. The Canadian Centre for Child Protection reminds parents to practice safety strategies with their children. To help parents teach children to use safety habits every day the Canadian Centre for Child Protection has created a new resource. Safety Habits for Life is for children of all ages and will help build their safety competence and confidence.
Province proposes law, partners with Cybertip.ca to assist victims when intimate images are distributed without consent
Unique proposed new legislation would help Manitobans whose intimate images are distributed without consent by providing a new civil court remedy and other new resources to help them remove the images from public display, Attorney General Gord Mackintosh announced today.
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection, through its Cybertip.ca program, is warning parents of teenagers about a new tactic being used by those extorting youth online for sexual images/videos and money. Cybertip.ca has received numerous reports over the last year relating to sextortion, which involves offenders secretly recording teenagers exposing themselves on platforms that allow for live-streaming video and then using the recording to threaten distribution unless the teen pays money. Sextortionists have now advanced their approach to include other teenagers within the same social peer group.
Canadian Centre for Child Protection and Police – working together to profile historic missing children cases
For every missing child, there is a family that has been living a nightmare for months or even years. These families need to know that they are not alone in their search and we all need to remain vigilant in keeping the faces of these children in the public eye.
For 30 years, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre) has been supporting families of missing and sexually exploited children, while working to increase the personal safety of children across Canada. Tonight, we proudly commemorate this important milestone with a celebratory dinner to share in the success of our agency’s efforts with those who have supported us through the years and have helped shape our story.
Canadian Centre for Child Protection and MTS Future First – Working together to increase the safety of youth in Manitoba
For the past 14 years, MTS has been a leader in supporting the Canadian Centre for Child Protection’s efforts to protect children and youth in Manitoba. Today, we are proud to recognize the long-standing support of MTS as they reach the $1 million mark in contributing to the Canadian Centre’s Cybertip.ca program for the public to report their concerns about the online sexual exploitation of children.
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection was honoured to be recognized by the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) for partnering with Canada’s wireless industry to serve Canadian families and better protect children.
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection is incredibly proud and honoured to have been chosen as one of 50 individuals or organizations to receive a Canadian flag from the Government of Canada to commemorate the flag’s 50th anniversary.
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre), a national charitable organization dedicated to the personal safety of all children and youth, offers a number of age-specific Internet safety resources. This year, the Canadian Centre is promoting new booklets to help address the vulnerability of adolescents to sexual victimization.