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Nestled amidst Alberta’s stunning Rockies, Canmore & Banff emerge as vibrant hubs attracting visitors and residents alike. Amidst this picturesque backdrop, The Smith Investigation Agency Inc. stands ready to address your private investigative needs with precision and discretion.

Why Choose Us

Alberta, rich in industries and resources, can face disruptions like infidelity or corporate fraud. Trust our Alberta-based private investigators to resolve challenges efficiently and effectively. Our team in Canmore & Banff is fully certified, trained, and equipped to assist in your investigative needs, providing the results you require.

Comprehensive Investigative Services

We specialize in a wide range of investigative services tailored to your specific needs. From comprehensive research to meticulous surveillance, background checks, skip tracing, and locate services, we offer the expertise necessary to uncover the truth. With years of professional experience, we excel in corporate investigations and discreetly monitoring the behaviour of individuals. This ensures your concerns are addressed with care and attention. Additionally, we pride ourselves on delivering the best private investigative services to Albertans, providing peace of mind and clarity when you need it most.

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Contact our experienced and reliable private investigators today for surveillance, investigative research, or another investigative need. Start with Trust – The Smith Investigation Agency Inc.!

What Do We Investigate?


Corporate & Legal

As a successful business in Canmore-Banff, 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, WSB 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 Canmore-Banff, 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.

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Family Investigations

We understand that the well-being of your family is paramount. We assist hundreds of families each year with a variety of 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 Canmore-Banff Private Investigators can provide you with the information you need. Do you require surveillance on a teenage or elderly family member to ensure their safety? Regardless of 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 intend for your case to go to court and seek 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 needs.

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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 Canmore-Banff. Our background checks are an integral part of ensuring this growth is healthy, enabling employers and landlords to verify that who they are dealing with is honest, law-abiding, and poses 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 Canmore-Banff should be on everyone’s to-do list before settling down with someone or ensuring your family's safety. You cannot afford not to have the facts. We perform background investigations in Canmore-Banff 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, misrepresented, or placing your loved ones in danger.

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Skip Trace – Locate Services

We have completed thousands of locate and skip trace searches throughout Canada. Our Canmore-Banff Private Investigators have been assisting businesses, lawyers, and members 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, or track down a contractor who skipped out on you after taking a retainer, our team of professional Private Investigators in Canmore-Banff 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 skip tracing 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.

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Additional Services

Asset Search

If you need to recover stolen assets, hidden assets, or determine someone's investments or financial holdings, our asset search can provide you with the results you need. If you have dealt with a divorce or partnership dissolution and need to uncover any hidden money, assets, jewelry, vehicles, and more, allow our team of professional private investigators in Canmore-Banff 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. We paint a clear picture of 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.

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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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

You should consider hiring a private investigator if you are dealing with situations such as suspected infidelity, custody disputes, missing persons, background checks, fraud suspicions, or corporate issues like internal theft. Additionally, if you need surveillance, asset searches, or assistance with legal matters requiring evidence collection, a private investigator can provide the expertise and resources necessary to uncover the truth and help you make informed decisions.

Yes, private investigators at The Smith Investigation Agency Inc. specialize in locating missing persons. We use a variety of techniques, including skip tracing, interviewing witnesses, analyzing social media activity, and accessing public and private databases. Our experienced investigators work diligently to track down missing individuals, whether they are runaways, debtors, or lost family members, and provide timely updates throughout the investigation.

Yes, private investigators at The Smith Investigation Agency Inc. can testify in court. Our investigators are trained to collect evidence that is admissible in court and can provide expert testimony based on their findings. We ensure that all evidence is gathered legally and ethically, maintaining the integrity of the investigation and supporting our clients effectively during legal proceedings.

Private investigators often collaborate with law enforcement agencies when necessary. While we operate independently, our findings can be shared with law enforcement to support criminal investigations or legal cases. At The Smith Investigation Agency Inc., we maintain professional relationships with law enforcement agencies and can provide them with valuable information that may aid in their investigations.

Private investigators at The Smith Investigation Agency Inc. conduct surveillance using discreet and professional methods. This includes physically monitoring subjects, using advanced technology such as GPS tracking devices (where legal), and employing high-quality cameras and video equipment to document activities. We ensure that our surveillance operations are covert and comply with all legal requirements, providing clients with reliable and accurate evidence while maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of all parties involved.

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