A Private Investigation Agency in Mississauga

The Smith Investigation Agency is a nationally known award-winning investigative agency offering effective, and tailored business-to-business investigative services for corporate, legal, and insurance industries as well as private investigations for individuals.


With over 20 years of combined investigative experience and long history of superior results, we boldly stand on working with the most skilled and accomplished private investigators who handle each file with care and attention to detail because our clients deserve no less. Our agency is proud to be accredited with an A+ ranking at the Better Business Bureau and to be able to offer AIR MILES® Reward Miles to our clients for all of our investigative services and private investigator training.


We understand that discretion is key when it comes to surveillance, and all cases we work with, which is why all of our investigators maintain a clear channel of communication, integrity, and confidentiality when conducting your investigation. Our strong commitment to exceptional customer service and outstanding results is what drives us to exceed your expectations – in every case.


To serve our clients in the best way possible we offer investigative services in Alberta, Nova Scotia & Ontario. In Ontario, we are located in Toronto, Ottawa, Barrie and more. In Alberta, we operate in Calgary and Edmonton. In Nova Scotia, we operate in Halifax and throughout the province. If you need clarity today, The Smith Investigation Agency is here to help. Investigation is our passion and discretion our guarantee. The Smith Investigation Agency is a faith-based Christian Private Investigator Firm.

Our Investigation Philosophy

We exceed your expectations; not your budget.


In all cases, you deserve to know the truth and have the facts. Our team of professional private investigators will obtain the information you require.  We believe that trust is not a given, it is something to be earned. If you suspect your trust has been broken, then our private investigators will help put your mind at ease.


We understand that hiring a Private Investigator for some is not as easy as for others.  Our team of expert private investigators understand that every case is different, but our policy on confidentiality and discretion remains the same.  Hiring a private investigator often comes with the concern of someone finding out. With The Smith Investigation Agency’s track record of complete discretion, that fear quickly gets dissolved.


Our team will not only complete your file with discretion and expertise, but your case will be handled correctly as per the laws and rules regarding PIPEDA, the Privacy Law Act and Evidence Law Act.

Investigation Services

Insurance & Litigation

Our team of highly experienced investigators complete insurance claim cases.  Our goal is to work closely with insurance companies to protect their brand and assist in unnecessary losses due to fraud.  Our high-quality services set us apart, and our advanced equipment ensures the best results on every file.

Like other forms of fraud, insurance fraud is a sensitive matter in every case. Based on our high-confidentiality reputation we are frequently hired to reveal insurance and litigation fraud on behalf of insurance companies or other parties of interest and are determined to bring all details to light in your case, too.

Corporate & Civil

Suspicious and inappropriate behavior happens in any business.  Our team can help you minimize your risks and protect your assets.  We have the experience, equipment, and knowledge to protect your brand and bottom line.

Investigative Research

Skip tracing, locating someone, background checks, and pre-employment screening are fundamental to your companies success when evaluating new employees, business partners, and your competition.  With the proper information, you can make an informed decision with all the necessary details.


Our specialized anti-fraud and risk-management unit in Canada focuses on identifying and handling scams in a way that is best suited to your personal or professional objectives. With the right amount of insight and information you can manage the unmanageable!

Family & Private

Are you a property owner who is experiencing fraudulent or suspicious activity from your tenants?  Do you need to locate a family member?   Maybe you’re a family member in fear of personal betrayal within your closest circle? We are prepared to look into all uncomfortable details to ensure you always come out on top.

Private Investigator Training

A career in private investigation is not only personally rewarding but also intellectually and financially enticing. Take a look at our private investigator training page for further details on training and to purchase our investigator training course.

Consumer Choice 2017 & 2018

The Smith Investigation Agency since day one has taken a proud stance on the fact that “We Think Different.” We want to not only be a positive change and service to our clients but a positive change in our industry and community. We have won various awards within the industry, but the Consumers Choice Award for Business Excellence certainly stands out. We are thankful for our customers and clients, and we vow to continue offering the best investigative services in Toronto and Ontario. Thank you!

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Our Service Areas

Ontario: with our corporate head office based in Mississauga, Ontario, The Smith Investigation Agency provides full private investigation services from Toronto to Thunder Bay. Our dedicated teams will achieve the professional results you need while finding the answers you deserve. Our investigation specialists in Ottawa, Barrie, Sudbury, Scarborough, Brampton, Timmins,  North Bay and Aurora are ready to take your case!


Alberta: our head office in Alberta is located in Calgary. However The Smith Investigation Agency offers private investigative services in Edmonton, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Wood Buffalo, Sherwood Park, Fort McMurray, St. Albert, Medicine Hat, Grande Prairie, Airdrie, Banff, and Spruce Grove.


      Nova Scotia Private Investigators our head office in Nova Scotia will be in Halifax. We will service all of Nova Scotia including Cape Breton, Truro, Amherst, New Glasgow, Bridgewater, Yarmouth, and Kentville.

Our Blog

Skip Tracing Mississauga: Locate and Get Answers

The need to locate someone may come up more frequently in your everyday life than you might think. The term “skip tracing” has been given to the practice of locating evasive people. “Skip” refers to the person who has skipped out and is not easily located by conventional methods, and tracing refers to the process

What are Services Private Investigators Offer?

Most people assume when searching for a private investigator that we only deal with cheating husbands and cheating wives in infidelity cases. This, however, is not accurate the majority of our private investigation services are ranging from corporate fraud, insurance fraud, workers compensation, skip tracing, and locating people as well as background checks and pre-employment

Cheaters TV Show: A Private Investigator’s Thoughts!

While flipping through the channels recently, I noticed the Cheaters TV show was on. If you have not heard of Cheaters, it is a show about catching a cheater, whether it’s a cheating husband, cheating wife, or cheating significant other. Naturally, as a private investigator, I am inclined to watch to determine if they represent our industry


We Care About Our Clients

“Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.”

― C.S. Lewis

A business like ours is built on its reputation. This is why, at The Smith Investigation Agency,  we are proud to be known for our continuous integrity, efficiency, and reliability. It is our priority to ensure that all our investigators, managers, and third parties involved in your case represent your interests to the fullest at all times. We pay great attention to delivering fully objective results and advice to provide you with the best client experience throughout the entire process.


We are committed to conducting all of our investigative services transparently and honourably for our clients and expect our staff and partners to do the same. Therefore, you can rest assured that any investigative assistance and professional methods applied by any of our investigators fully take legal and ethical considerations into account – at all times. Our clients interests are of highest priority in our investigations, which is why we pay great attention to deliver only fully objective results and advice.


You can trust our A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and our 5 Star client ratings on Google. We also enjoy giving back to our wonderful clients and offer AIR MILES® Reward Miles for all of our investigative services, including our private investigator training.

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