Human trafficking, which includes sexual exploitation and forced labour, is a heinous crime, with serious impacts on victims and survivors, their families, communities and society as a whole.
Services and information
About Human Trafficking
Overview, Difference between Human Trafficking and Human Smuggling, Key Statistics, Legislation.
Actions to combat Human Trafficking
National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking, Federal Partners, Overview of 2018 Consultations, International Obligations.
Support for victims and survivors
Resources and services for victims and survivors of human trafficking.
Initiatives, research and programs to increase knowledge, raise awareness and help advance efforts to combat human trafficking.
Tools and resources
Publications, reports and printable fact sheets to learn more about human trafficking in Canada.
Domestic and International Non-Governmental Organizations, Intergovernmental Organizations and Initiatives related to Human Trafficking.
Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline - 24/7 multilingual and confidential service for victims and survivors of human trafficking. If you or someone you know may be a victim, call the Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-833-900-1010.
Many Canadians misunderstand human trafficking. It doesn’t have to involve crossing borders; it’s happening in communities across Canada.
2019-2024 National Strategy
The National Strategy is a comprehensive and whole-of-government response to the crime of human trafficking.
Human Trafficking News Releases
Government of Canada announces funding to help empower survivors of human trafficking to regain financial independence
March 15, 2023
Government of Canada announces funding for survivor-informed human trafficking prevention initiative for youth
August 30, 2022
Statement by the Minister of Public Safety on World Day Against Human Trafficking in Persons
July 30, 2022
Human Trafficking Publications and Reports
- Fact Sheet -Key Federal Anti-Human Trafficking Milestones
- Public Safety Canada’s Webinar Series: Education and Awareness of Human Trafficking
- National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking: Annual Report 2020-2021
- National Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking – Annual Report 2019-2020
- National Strategy To Combat Human Trafficking 2019-2024
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