Private Investigator, Background Check & Skip Tracing Services

Alberta is a sprawling province rich in industries, resources and many close-knit communities to call home. As an essential trade and business hub for Canadians, it’s a popular area in which to work and live. But what happens when you need professional help with addressing issues such as infidelity or corporate fraud, among others? The Smith Investigation Agency’s Alberta-based private investigators in Calgary are fully certified, trained and prepared to help resolve various problems that impact their work and home lives, including situations that affect finances, safety ands wellness. Our team is renowned for its focus on quality control, integrity, security and consistency. We are here to deliver the best private investigative services to Albertans.

What Do We Investigate?

Our investigative services involve comprehensive research, data analysis, surveillance, background checks, skip trace and locate services. With many years of professional expertise in conducting corporate investigations and monitoring behavior of everyone from employees to cheating spouses, we function as the leading edge.


Corporate & Legal

As a successful business in Calgary, you need to monitor the suspicious and inappropriate activity of your employees continually. In our experience we have seen 3 out of 5 workplace injury cases were fraudulent. Don’t allow your business to be one of the ones taken advantage of. We investigate a variety of cases for corporations large and small including surveillance, WSIB investigations, TSCM – debugging services to keep your private conversations confidential, and more. Our team can help you minimize your risks and protect your brand through surveillance and investigative research. In Calgary, our Private Investigators have the experience, equipment, resources, reach and knowledge to protect your brand and bottom line. Our professional and discreet approach to corporate and civil investigations enables you to focus on your business and firm while we get to the root of the issue, identify it and present our findings to you. Continually we assist in saving clients thousands in fraud. Call today for a free consultation.

Family Investigations

We know that the well being of your family is the most important thing. We help hundreds of families per year in a variety of different investigative services from surveillance on a cheating spouse, to child custody investigations to determine if a former spouse is working and where to have wages garnished. Our Calgary Private Investigators can supply you with the information you need. Do you need surveillance on a teenage or elderly family member to ensure their safety? No matter the need our private investigators can assist. With our family investigations, if you plan on attending court, our comprehensive reporting and video evidence will aid in your case. If you do not need your case to go to court and want proof of your spouse having an affair for peace of mind, we can provide you with the results you need to make the best decision for your family. We can also customize cases depending on your need. Call today for a free consultation.

Investigative Research:

Background Checks

As the population of major cities in Canada continues to expand, the need for private investigative services has naturally increased. As there has been such a demand in the private investigation industry, our team of investigative professionals has seen a notable amount of growth in the past five years mainly in Calgary. Our background checks are an integral part of ensuring this growth is healthy, enabling for employers and landlords to verify that who they are dealing with is honest, law-abiding and who pose no threat. In relationships, you want to know without a shadow of a doubt who you are dating, planning to marry or who is around your children and family. A full and comprehensive background check in Calgary should be on everyone’s to-do list before settling down with someone or ensuring your families safety. You cannot afford not to have the facts. We perform background investigations in Calgary that analyze an individual’s work history, financial stability, outstanding warrants or previous criminal charges, and other factors. We will deliver our findings to you for more peace of mind in knowing the truth. Your well being is essential to us to ensure you’re not being taken advantage of, being misrepresented or placing your loved ones in danger.

Skip Trace – Locate Services

We have completed thousands of locate and skiptrace searches throughout Canada. Our Halifax Private Investigators have been assisting Nova Scotia businesses, lawyers and member of the public in locate services if you are a business and need to track down an individual to serve them court or legal papers, a lawyer who needs to locate a missing debtor or heir for a trust our team can assist. If you are a member of the public and want to locate a long-lost loved one, birth parent, track down a contractor who skipped out on you after taking a retainer. No matter the need our team of professional Private Investigators in Halifax can provide you or your organization with the answers you need. Our locate services will not only have a speedy turnaround, but we offer flat-rate pricing with no hidden fees or false promises. You need to work with the experts Canada has trusted for decades. The Smith Investigation Agency has a 98% success rate with our skiptracing files. As we operate in multiple provinces throughout Canada which gives us access to more information and in turn gives you the results you need. Call today for a free consultation.

Additional Services:

Asset Search

If you need to recover stolen assets, hidden assets or determine someone investments of financial holdings our asset search can provide you with the results you need. If you have dealt with a divorce or partnership that dissolved and need to uncover any hidden money, assets, jewelry, vehicles and more allow our team of professional private investigators in Calgary to provide you with the results you need. Our asset searches are comprehensive, pulling the past into the present in the form of compelling details on everything from bank records to investments. Paint a clear picture on an individual, company or organization, identify if a family member is hiding money owed to you, and much more. Our private investigators and research team leave nothing to chance, carefully examining every bit of asset-related data to bring the truth to the surface.


Risk management is all about being accurate, precise, detail-focused and responding quickly enough to mitigate as much damage as possible. This is the philosophy behind our fraud protection services, which can benefit everyone from business owners being blackmailed to a young couple being financially manipulated by controlling family members. In our many years of experience, we’ve learned that literally, anything can happen, and we apply this principle to our in-depth investigative services. You will learn the precise details of what is transpiring, who is perpetrating it and more. The Smith Investigation Agency’s data-focused approach enables the collection of concrete evidence that can protect you more efficiently, giving you the information needed to pursue an ideal outcome.

And More…

For a full list of services, please visit our services page.

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Private Investigator Services in Alberta

The Smith Investigation Agency’s services are available to all major cities in Alberta including Red Deer, Calgary, Edmonton, and surrounding local communities such as Whitecourt and Drumheller. We employ private investigators for professional, discreet and dependable operation throughout Alberta, each of which has exceptional training and refined abilities to ensure absolute integrity and competency. We are also pleased to offer AIR MILES Reward Miles for all our investigation services. Please speak to your consultant at check-out for further details.

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