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A Private Investigation Agency in Toronto

The Smith Investigation Agency is a nationally known multi-year award-winning Canadian Private Investigation agency, and the largest Female Owned Investigations company in Canada offering effective and tailored business-to-business investigative services for: Corporate, Legal and Insurance industries, as well as private investigations for individuals.

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With over 25 years of combined investigative experience and a 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+ rating at the Better Business Bureau and maintain a 5 Star Rating on Google! We offer AIR MILES® Reward Miles to our clients for all of our investigative services and private investigator training.

We understand that discretion is vital when it comes to surveillance and on 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.

From the east to west coast and in between, we have your investigative needs covered. We offer Private Investigator services in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Nova Scotia. In Ontario, we are located in Toronto, Mississauga, Ottawa, Barrie and more. In Alberta, we operate in Calgary and Edmonton. In Nova Scotia, we operate in Halifax – Dartmouth. In Saskatchewan we operate in Saskatoon and Regina. 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 investigations firm.

Investigation Services

Our specialized surveillance department offers a variety of surveillance services for businesses, the legal sector and to private individuals. We regularly provide WSIB Investigations, Fraud Investigations, Legal and Corporate Investigations, as well as Family Investigations including Matrimonial and Child Custody Investigations. No matter your need for surveillance our team can get you the results that you need throughout Canada.

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Our investigative research department is first-rate and can assist in cases of any kind and all levels of difficulty. We thrive on the challenge and to continually push our skill level. With our agency being national it also assists as we have more information available to us and more resources in the provinces we service. Locating people throughout Canada is our, and we want to assist you in your skip tracing needs. For more information on our skip trace and locate services click here.

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No matter your reason for a background check our team can help. We have the resources, knowledge and skill to obtain the information you need to put your mind at ease and have the facts. There is no reason to live in the unknown any longer. A Background Check from our Private Investigators is precisely what you need to make informed decisions in your business, personal life or with family matters. We can customize a background check to fit your needs. For more information on our background check services click here.

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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. This is one industry that will have all your friends talking and keep you on your toes daily. For more information on our training click here.

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Our Investigation Philosophy


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 of highly qualified investigators will not only complete your file with discretion and expertise, but your case will be handled appropriately as per the laws and rules regarding Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), the Privacy Law Act and Evidence Law Act.

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Consumer Choice Award Winners - 2017-2020

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, Ontario. As well as Alberta Saskatchewan, and Nova Scotia. Thank you!

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How to Safely Date Online in 2020

Finding a partner online isn’t easy. You have to sift through hundreds of profiles looking for the right amount of compatibility before you connect. It can all be a rather daunting process, to say the least. Add potential imposters and scammers into the mix and the online dating scene can become a bigger deterrent. But …

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Women Cheating

Are Women More Prone to Cheating Than Men?

Studies have shown that men are far more likely to cheat than women, especially as they age. However, researchers believe this may not represent the full picture. That’s because men are more prone to casual and reckless cheating that is easier to spot, whereas women are much better at hiding it, as the costs of …

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Employee Fraud

Am I a Victim of Employee Fraud?

Did you know that employee fraud and embezzlement costs Canadian companies hundreds of millions of dollars every year? Some businesses are even forced to close because of it. If you don’t want your business to become jeopardized because of a deceptive employee, there are a number of red flags to look out for. Follow these …

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Our Service Areas

No matter the location throughout Canada The Smith Investigation Agency is the pragmatic choice when searching for the best private investigative firm.









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