Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Human trafficking: Recognizing and reporting

The Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline

If you suspect someone may be a victim of human trafficking, call the Hotline at 1-833-900-1010 or submit an anonymous tip online.

Human trafficking is when people are tricked, kept or moved by criminals in order to use them for making money. The victims are often forced into sex or work without choice. It is important to learn how to recognize human trafficking to help prevent and respond to it.

Services and information

How human trafficking works

Certain populations are more vulnerable to this crime, and understanding who they are can help you recognize victims.

Know the signs of human trafficking

Resources on human trafficking are available in different languages. We want to make sure people of all backgrounds have access to information and support.

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