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Private Investigators: Frequently Asked Questions

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The Smith Investigation Agency’s private investigators have completed over 1,500 files. Our experience when dealing with cases of all types is unmatched. There are hundreds of investigation companies to choose from when searching for a private investigator in Toronto, Ottawa, Sudbury, and other cities across Ontario. So whom do you choose?

How to find a Private Investigator:

There is fraud everywhere, including the PI Services industry. Be sure to find the best private investigator. You can start by checking the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to confirm companies who are accredited. The Smith Investigation Agency is accredited with the Better Business Bureau. You can then you can visit the Private Security and Investigative Services site to confirm the investigation company is a licensed PI and PI Agency.

Private Detective Toronto – Private Detective or Detective:

If you see investigation companies advertising as being a “private detective Toronto,” you should be cautious with that investigation agency as according to the Private Security and Investigative Services Act we are not legally allowed to call ourselves Private Detectives. Ensure you work with a Professional Investigator.

Infidelity Investigation – Cheating Spouse:

We know the dealing with a cheating spouse can be difficult, and we want to help you solve the unknown. Infidelity surveillance on a cheating spouse is something we take seriously. Our surveillance team is discreet, professional, and everything is confidential and secure with our investigators. Our private eyes can begin surveillance on your husband or wife, girlfriend or boyfriend to determine if he/she is having an affair. Matrimonial investigations, unfortunately, are rapidly growing, and our investigators are here to help. If you already know whom your spouse is spending time with, and you are looking to confirm who the individual is, we can assist in investigative research services.

Investigative Research (Skip Tracing, Background Check, Locates):

Are you looking to complete a background check on an individual? Our investigation research team is highly qualified and can find the information you need. If you are just trying to locate an individual, we can assist in that as well.

Why our Investigation Agency:

Our private investigator rates are fair, and we also provide AIR MILES® Reward Miles after completion of investigative services such as surveillance, fraud investigations, online investigations, cyber investigations, cheating spouse investigations, infidelity investigations, online private investigator training, PI school, skip tracing, investigations, and investigative research services.

Is the PI Firm you are looking to work with Compliant?

Do you plan on attending court with your investigative results or evidence? If you have evidence that has a chance or ending up in court, be sure to work with not only a professional investigator but the investigation companies must follow the rules and regulations surrounding PIPEDA, The Evidence Act, and the Privacy Act.

Private Investigators Cost:

Our private investigators for hire are fairly priced for you. You can call anytime for a free consultation and discuss pricing on the investigative services you require.

Can a PI help you?

We receive many calls from individuals wondering if we can help in their cases. If you are unsure if we can assist you, please feel free to call for a free consultation and we can discuss your case and make a plan for your situation. No question is a bad question, and our team does not hold any judgment while speaking with clients.

Where is our Private Investigative Agency?

The Smith Investigation Agency’s head office is located in Mississauga. So if you think to yourself, “I need a private investigator in Mississauga,” our team is right around the corner. We also have offices in Ottawa and Sudbury ,Ontario. You guessed it – if you think, “I need a private investigator Ottawa and private investigator Sudbury” we are there also. Our private investigators Toronto can also assist as we offer investigative training we have access to private investigators throughout the province.

Wondering if we provide Investigative Services in your area?

Our offices are located in Mississauga, Ottawa, and Sudbury, but we work throughout Ontario regularly. Here are a few names of towns we also complete surveillance in (if your city is not listed, that’s fine call us):
Brampton, Scarborough, Milton, Stoney Creek, Hamilton, Niagara Falls, Brantford, Kitchener, Cambridge, London, Woodstock, Stratford, Windsor, Chatham-kent, Sarnia, Grand Bend, Owen sounds, Barrie, Richmond Hill, Markham, Aurora, Newmarket, Innisfil, Orillia, Bracebridge, Huntsville, North Bay, Sudbury, Sault St. Marie, Timmins, Thunder Bay, Wawa, Kapuskasing, Petawa, Brockville, Kingston, Cornwall, Carleton Place, Orleans, Kanata, Rockland, Montreal, Cobourg, Oshawa, Oakville, Bowmanville, Whitby, Ajax, Pickering and More.

Private Investigator Information:

If you are not familiar with the Private Investigation Industry, that’s fine. You can visit the Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services (MCSCS) for any information regarding the Private Security and Investigative Services Branch and PI industry in Ontario.

Who owns The Smith Investigation Agency?

Whitney Joy Smith proudly owns The Smith Investigation Agency. Whitney has been in the PI/private investigation industry for over ten years. When she opened The Smith Investigation Agency, she made a commitment to change the industry for the better. Not only is The Smith Investigation Agency  provides high-quality results for all investigative services. Our professional investigators are often referred to as the best private investigators. If you are looking for a niche PI firm in Ontario, feel free to call our private investigative agency and allow our team of investigators to assist in your case.
We exceed your expectations, not your budget!

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