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Marking 20 Years of Reducing Online Child Victimization

“These past few days, I have had a ray of hope because of the constant response I've been getting from all of you at Cybertip and I want to say a very big thank you.”
– Teen sextortion victim

“I can’t express the depth of my gratitude. You are all amazing. Thank you to you and your team. You have helped my daughter to feel like she has some power and choices in her life again. I will be forever grateful”
– Mother of exploited youth

“Thank you for being so responsive and helpful. This is the most help I’ve gotten, as well as the most hope.”
- Now adult CSAM victim

For 20 years, has been on the frontlines of the fight against child sexual victimization online.

From advocating for, and witnessing, legislative change; developing innovative technology; offering unparalleled information and research; and adopting critical support systems for survivors and their families, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, which operates, has positioned itself as a leader in online child protection not only in Canada, but around the world.

How we have helped

total reports processed from the public

total reports processed related to Project Arachnid

7+ million
images of child sexual abuse material removed from the internet

18+ million
pieces of education and prevention resources distributed across Canada

Countless children protected

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Learn more about the impact of our work over the past two decades by reading our 20th Anniversary Report.

From the Start

The Government of Canada’s steadfast support of under the National Strategy for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation on the Internet is essential to the success of this national service.

We are extremely thankful for our founding funders, who had the foresight to invest in a tipline for reporting the online sexual abuse of children so many years ago:

Words from allies

“ is an integral partner to law enforcement in the fight against online child sexual exploitation and abuse. Bottom line is you save lives!” - Commissioner Brenda Lucki, Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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“Bell is proud to be a founding partner of and the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, reflecting our early recognition of the important role we have to play in supporting the safety and security of children in a growing digital world.” - Mirko Bibic, President and CEO, BCE and Bell Canada

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“As someone who was there when was still just a concept, this is a special day.” - Roz Prober, former Executive Director of Beyond Borders

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“With admiration, the WPS congratulates on 20 years of protecting and supporting some of the most vulnerable members of our community.” - Chief Danny Smyth, Winnipeg Police Service

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“ never sleeps. They have always been on guard and will continue to be. All citizens, especially parents, owe a huge debt of gratitude to those working at” – Inspector Paul Krawczyk, Toronto Police Service

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“For the last two decades, the people working at, have exemplified what it is to be leaders in the community by protecting the most vulnerable members of society; our children.” –Chief Constable Adam Palmer, Vancouver Police Department

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“From the beginning, the people at Cybertip and then the Centre for Child Protection, have been nothing short of miracle workers.” - Janis Gray, C/Supt RCMP retired

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“I saw this as the birth of something that would become very big and important. They would become the first NGO in Canada to work with law enforcement.” - A/Inspector (Retired), OPP, Frank L. Goldschmidt M.O.M.

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“With modest seed money to secure ongoing funding and create a working model, was born.” -Former Attorney General, and current Director of Government Relations at C3P, Gord Mackintosh

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