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RCMP National Youth Advisory Committee
The RCMP National Youth Advisory Committee (NYAC) plays an essential role in shaping how the RCMP supports young persons. It bring together youth from allover Canada to discuss important issues that they face in their communities. The NYAC provides valuable input to RCMP policies, programs and strategies.The RCMP National Youth Advisory Committee is committed to… Continue reading RCMP National Youth Advisory Committee
Tips from the FBI to Avoid On-Line Scammers
If you want to buy stuff online, the first rule is to make sure you know who you truly are buying from and that they genuinely have the item they claim to be selling. Some other tips from the FBI: * Watch out for bargain prices. They're a red flag. * Research the "seller" using… Continue reading Tips from the FBI to Avoid On-Line Scammers
CRA Scam
Police say a 58-year-old woman received a phone call on Wednesday afternoon from someone claiming to be from the agency, who said she owed $6,000 in taxes and there was a warrant for her arrest. The woman was contacted again by a person claiming to be with the RCMP and he convinced her to give… Continue reading CRA Scam
Don’t Drink It! How to Avoid Fake Liquor Scams
It seems there's a flourishing trade in fake liquor, especially bourbons and vodkas. Counterfeits are turning up in all types of places, including hotels, retail stores and even airport duty-free shops. Some of this fake booze can be downright dangerous, containing methanol, instead of ethanol, and other harmful chemicals that can result in serious illness… Continue reading Don’t Drink It! How to Avoid Fake Liquor Scams
Watch Your Lenses
If you're a photo enthusiast and like to travel with a lot of gear, watch out for thieves who feel equally enthusiastic about it. They generally operate as a group of up to five or six people who rush up to you and seem to want to show you something. They hold a large card… Continue reading Watch Your Lenses
Fake Hotels and Rentals
Who knew there so many ways of parting a tourist and his money?  Although we've written about fake hotel bookings and vacation rentals before, the scam has risen at such an alarming rate during the past couple of years, it's worth repeating the warning.  The scam usually takes the form of someone advertising a hotel… Continue reading Fake Hotels and Rentals

Resource Links

Alberta Citizens on Patrol Association

The Alberta Citizens on Patrol Association was formed to assist Citizen on Patrol Group members throughout the Province of Alberta.

REACH Edmonton

The REACH Edmonton Council for Safe Communities is a community-based non-profit organization, working to make Edmonton a safer city in one generation, by focusing on crime prevention initiatives.

Shift! The Project to End Domestic Violence

Initiated by the Brenda Strafford Chair in the Prevention of Domestic Violence

LawNow Magazine

LawNow Magazine’s mission is to provide unique insights into changing social conditions by examining and reflecting on life issues from the perspective of the law.

Alberta Securities Commission

The regulatory agency responsible for administering the province’s securities laws. Entrusted to foster a fair and efficient capital market in Alberta and to protect investors. Provides investors with information and support to help you ask the right questions and make informed investment decisions.

#STOPHATEAB

The purpose of #STOPHATEAB is to fill this gap and create a space to document. Using our online form, users can document hate incidents, and can help build our “real-time” map of documented hate incidents.

BBB ScamTracker

Spot a business or offer that sounds like an illegal scheme or fraud? Tell us about it. Help us investigate and warn others by reporting what you know.

Crime Free Multi-Housing Certification

The goal of the Crime Free Multi-Housing program is to introduce crime prevention techniques to multi-housing properties as to reduce the likelihood of criminal

activity occurring on the premises. The Crime Free Multi-Housing program adheres to the principles detailed in Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design.