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International Justice Mission Canada is part of a global organization protecting the poor from violence throughout the developing world. We partner with local authorities to rescue victims of violence, bring criminals to justice, restore survivors, and strengthen justice systems. IJM currently works in 17 field offices throughout Africa, Latin America, South and Southeast Asia. Our Vision: Rescue thousands, protect millions and prove that justice for the poor is possible.


Desperate Mother and Children Reunited During 3 Back-to-Back RescuesJun 1, 2018 We were reminded once again of the cruelty of modern-day slavery this weekend—as IJM and local officials helped reunite a terrified mother and with her four young children kidnapped by a brick kiln owner’s wife. This family was freed in one of three back-to-back rescue operations ... READ MORE

IJM Canada Welcomes New Board MembersApr 20, 2018 April 20, 2018 - IJM Canada is proud to announce the addition of three new members to its board of directors: Leigh Schumann, Wayne Alguire, and Kelly Semkiw. "I'm delighted to see how the Board of Directors of IJM Canada is renewing itself by adding new members,” says Ed Wilson, IJM Canada’s E... READ MORE

Brothel Keeper Sentenced to 10 Years for Horrific Abuse of Two GirlsApr 4, 2018 Kolkata, India, April 02, 2018 This week, a painful chapter was finally closed for two survivors of sex trafficking. The brothel keeper who exploited them for sex in a Kolkata red-light district was finally brought to justice and given 10 years in prison—the maximum sentence for her crime... READ MORE


Move over Movember, Justache October is hereOct 6, 2015 " A Winnipeg man is challenging bearded beaus everywhere to shave their facial hair to raise awareness of modern day slavery and social injustice. Justache October is a fundraiser in support ofthe International Justice Mission (IJM). The mission seeks to help impoverished and exploited peopl... READ MORE

Gary Haugen Discusses 'The Locust Effect' on 100 Huntley StreetDec 22, 2014 Washington, DC,December22,2014 IJM founder and president Gary Haugen was invited to appear on 100 Huntley Street , Canada's longest running daily television show, to talk about The Locust Effect and why protecting the poor from everyday violence is critical to all areas of development. Watch the clip b... READ MORE


Nine (9) Children Rescued From Cybersex Trafficking in an IJM-Supported Operation; Abused by Saskatchewan Man Nov 14, 2017 London, Ont., November 14, 2017 – Nine (9) children in the Philippines are now safe from cybersex trafficking after being rescued by the Philippines National Police in collaboration with local law enforcement agencies, supported by International Justice Mission (IJM) and acting on a referral from the Royal... READ MORE

International Justice Mission Canada Urges Canadians to Join the Fight against Cybersex Trafficking of Children with Nationwide Campaign ‘Not On My Screen’Mar 9, 2017 For Immediate Release LONDON, ONTARIO – March 9, 2017 In the wake of International Women’s Day, International Justice Mission (IJM) Canada has launched ‘Not On My Screen’ , a national campaign to educate the public about the cybersex trafficking of children and to end online abuse per... READ MORE

Measha Brueggergosman Partners with International Justice Mission Canada for Winter Canadian Tour, “Songs of Freedom”Feb 10, 2017 For Immediate Release LONDON, ON– February 10, 2017 International Justice Mission Canada is pleased to announce its partnership with award-winning Canadian opera singer Measha Brueggergosman on her current Canadian tour. The concert series, which began in Frederi... READ MORE




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Ray of Hope

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Petra Kooman, Director of Marketing and Public|519.679.5030 x.229

Mikayla Colthirst-Reid, Communications|519.679.5030 x.234