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.


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.

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 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.

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.

Skip Tracing & Locate Services

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.

Background Checks

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.

Private Investigator Training Toronto, Ontario

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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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!

Need a private investigator? Contact us directly for a confidential consultation.

Our Service Areas

Alberta – Our private investigators in Alberta operate in Calgary and Edmonton. However, The Smith Investigation Agency does offer private investigative services in, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Wood Buffalo, Sherwood Park, Fort McMurray, St. Albert, Medicine Hat, Grande Prairie, Airdrie, Banff, and Spruce Grove as well.


Saskatchewan – Our private investigators in Alberta operate in Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Swift Current, Yorkton, North Battleford, Estevan, Lloydminster, Humboldt, Kindersley, and throughout the province.


Ontario – The Smith Investigation Agency’s corporate head office is based in Mississauga, Ontario. However, we provide 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!


Nova Scotia – Our Private Investigators In Nova Scotia operate in Halifax. However, The Smith Investigation Agency does offer private investigators services in, Cape Breton, Truro, Amherst, New Glasgow, Bridgewater, Yarmouth, and Kentville.


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

Our Blog

Skip Tracing Mississauga: Locate Someone 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 the 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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