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Located in the bustling lower mainland of British Columbia, Burnaby is home to a variety of businesses, diverse multiculturalism, and the Simon Fraser University main campus.

The Smith Investigation Agency is a female-owned agency, priding itself on honesty, integrity, accuracy, expertise, and discretion. We have conducted over 6,000 files related to background checks, locating and skip trace, locate services, and surveillance-related files.

At The Smith Investigation Agency, our team strives to provide top-notch results. We believe that our exceptional success rate, Better Business Bureau A+ rating and various industry accolades are a direct result of our team’s dedication to continually improving the process in which we conduct investigations. We are here for you.

What Do We Investigate?


Corporate & Legal

Our team knows that Trust is invaluable. As the commerce in Burnaby grows, the employees you hire, trust and build a rapport with can also be the very reason businesses and law firms seek out our services. Our team is prepared to assist you in protecting your business assets, and legal concerns by performing top-notch surveillance and investigative research. After discussing your needs and concerns, our experienced team will develop a course of action to obtain your desired results. At The Smith Investigation Agency, we pride ourselves on discretion, confidentiality, and compliance. Our approach to civil and corporate investigations allows employers and lawyers to focus on their business affairs while we identify and establish the concerns at hand. Our team will ensure that the evidence collected, alongside our comprehensive report will be legally and professionally acquired.

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Family Investigations

Family is something we all value, and their safety and security are your main priority. Family investigations can be stressful and painful, and our team of compassionate investigators are here to assist you in obtaining the results that you seek regarding their activities. If you require assistance from a Private investigator in Burnaby for family investigations, we are here to help. We understand the emotions surrounding family investigations. If you suspect your partner is having an affair, we can assist with providing you peace of mind. Infidelity is distressing, and informed decision-making will help you make the right choice. If you are experiencing a child custody situation and would like to know who your child(ren) are in the presence of, or what situations there are encountering, our surveillance experts can help you obtain the results that you desire. We offer customized confidential services to assist in a multitude of needs such as locating the place of employment to garnish wages for a child, family or marital support, locating family members' whereabouts, and more.

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Investigative Research

Skip Trace Services

A 98-percent success rate, thousands of files and a team of experienced and professional investigative research experts throughout Burnaby and Canada is makes us vital in assisting your case. Our national team of professional and experienced skip tracers have access to more information and resources throughout Canada than any other skip trace company. Do you require documents to be served by a process server? Our Burnaby skip tracing team can also assist with finding a local service to assist with your process serving needs. If you need a skip tracer in Burnaby, The Smith Investigation Agency can help!

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Background Checks

Our expert Private Investigators in Burnaby can assist you with uncovering the unknown. We offer comprehensive and fully customizable background checks according to your specific needs. Are you concerned about placing your loved ones in care? Do you require additional information about an employee or contractor? Online fraud, employee fraud, dating scams and overall deception are on the rise, and our background checks can help you obtain the information you require to make informed decisions. We offer free consultations where we can discuss your situation and create a plan in order to obtain the information that you need to preserve your best interests.

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Additional Services

Social Media Monitoring

Our social media monitoring team understands the value of a good reputation. Our team can perform extensive social media monitoring in an effort to verify digitally stored information currently online, or removed. Our comprehensive report will follow a complete deep dive to acquire and collect crucial pieces of evidence to support your case. In Burnaby, our team of Private Investigators is here to get you the results that you need.

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Risk management has become an increasing need as we observe fraud in our society now more than ever before. Our team of experienced Private Investigators knows that anything can happen. In conjunction with our decades of experience, our data-focused approach is about risk management. Fraud protection and the collection of substantial evidence will show you who the perpetrator is. Our fraud protection services focus on being precise, accurate, and without delay to provide you with the information you require to make informed decisions and protect your assets.

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