Let’s Change The Game

According to police-reported data, there were a total of 865 victims of human trafficking in Canada between 2009 and 2016. The vast majority (95%) of these victims were women.

Two-thirds (66%) of human trafficking offences reported by police between 2009 and 2016 were reported in Ontario, over one in ten (14%) incidents were reported in Quebec and just under one in ten (8%) were in Alberta.

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Our Mission

To achieve the Vision by educating and engaging the community, supporting and creating healthy environments, and sustaining efforts to combat human trafficking.

About Us

Who We Are

The York Region Community Partner Alliance to Stop Trafficking (YR CPAST) is a group of committed social agencies, law enforcement, community members and survivors dedicated to a region free of human trafficking.

Need help? We’ll help, get help.

Are you in need of help? Click here to view our Service Map of York Region and get connected to services from a wide variety of agencies that can provide help.

A Survivor’s voice

Do you want to hear a survivors voice? 

Click here to watch a video of some survivors stories, and how this committee was able to provide support.

Additional Resources

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Human Trafficking National Coordination Centre

The RCMP has established a Human Trafficking National Coordination Centre (HTNCC) at RCMP Headquarters in Ottawa. HTNCC  provides information, awareness material, and resources to the public about human trafficking.

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The Canadian Centre to End Human Trafficking

The Canadian Centre to End Human Trafficking has been established as a national organization working on ending human trafficking. The Centre provides information on human trafficking and works with all levels of government, private sector businesses and frontline service providers.

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“York Region CPAST Provided me with genuine support, I was treated like an individual. I think that’s really important because, everyone’s storey is different and they made sure to remember that, and treat me like a person.”

Anonymous

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Are you a health care, social service provider and interested in more information? Click here to view our training video.

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