Media Advisory - Child safety experts available for comment - Safer Internet Day

    CALGARY, Feb. 12 /CNW/ - Officials from the Canadian Centre for Child
Protection and are available to comment to the media on steps to
take to safeguard children and prevent their victimization on the Internet and
in the community.

    Available for interviews:

    -   Lianna McDonald, Executive Director,
        Canadian Centre for Child Protection;

    -   Signy Arnason, Director,

    The Canadian Centre for Child Protection is a national, charitable
organization dedicated to the personal safety of all children. Key programs
include, which has received nearly 25,000 reports from Canadians,
and Kids in the Know, which is being delivered in schools across Canada. For
more information, visit is Canada's national tipline for reporting the online sexual
exploitation of children. The tipline is owned and operated by the Canadian
Centre for Child Protection. As of January 2008, reports to the tipline had
resulted in 30 arrests and the removal of nearly 2,800 websites from the

For further information:

For further information: To arrange interviews please contact: Erin
Madden, Public Relations and Event Coordinator, Canadian Centre for Child
Protection, (204) 945-1866,; Lisa Crawford,
(613) 241-3512 ext. 224, or Stuart McCarthy,
(613) 241-3512 ext 229,, Bluesky Strategy

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