Press & Media: News Releases / 2018
Greagan’s family is heartbroken over the loss of their brother, son, grandson, nephew, cousin, and uncle. We are remembering the fearless, cheerful, friendly boy we all knew and loved. Greagan loved his family, friends, and dogs, he was so proud of his incredible garden, enjoyed building with wood and nails, loved creating with Lego, and was so excited to return to school this fall.
Today, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (C3P) and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), on behalf of the Phoenix 11, are releasing an Advocacy Impact Statement to advance the voices of victims and survivors whose sexual abuse was recorded and, in most instances, distributed online.
Last week, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre) convened the second in a series of summits for survivors of online exploitation through child sexual abuse imagery. The group of young women, known as the Phoenix 11, gathered at the Canadian Centre’s headquarters in Winnipeg to craft an advocacy agenda to change public awareness about the widespread victimization of children online.
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre) has released the most comprehensive study of child sexual abuse by school personnel ever done in Canada. This data reveals the number and nature of sexual offences committed (or allegedly committed) against children by employees within K–12 schools across Canada between 1997 and 2017.
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre) applauds the four women who stood united today to share their important stories, coming forward about the abuse they endured as young athletes. The incredible courage of Amélie-Frédérique Gagnon, Gail Kelly, Anna Prchal and Geneviève Simard will incite change that will protect future generations of children.
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre) is asking the public to help us on International Missing Children’s Day — pay attention to your surroundings and see if you recognize missing sisters Asja and Milan Johnson, last seen in Ontario.
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre) will be sharing “Letters From Home” throughout the month of May to mark Missing Children’s Month. These messages, from moms, dads, and siblings who are searching for a missing child, are heart-wrenching.
For the first time in history, child pornography survivors from across North America gathered together this week to discuss the profound worldwide impact caused by the creation and distribution of their child sex abuse images. Calling themselves the ‘Phoenix Ten,’ survivors shared their lifelong experiences and organized as a powerful force demanding change.
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection (C3P) is proud to announce a new partnership with ECPAT Sweden. The European NGO has been a member of INHOPE since 2014 fighting the commercial sexual exploitation of children, and is now joining forces with Project Arachnid and the International Survivor’s Survey.
Today, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre) signed an important agreement that highlights areas of collaboration to enhance the safety of children and youth in Ontario. The signed protocol, which solidifies a long-standing relationship, focuses on increasing personal safety education, child protection training, working together to support families of missing and sexually exploited children, and joint public awareness efforts.