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Child Sexual Exploitation Investigators from Across Canada in Fredericton for Investigative Workshop

Ottawa , Ontario May 10, 2006 — The National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre (NCECC) will be hosting its third annual workshop in Fredericton, New Brunswick from May 16-18, 2006.

The workshop is designed for law enforcement officers who work in the field of investigating Internet facilitated sexual exploitation of children.

A total of 95 participants representing 34 police forces from across the country will be in attendance. Representatives from the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) unit and the Virtual Global Taskforce (VGT) in the U.K. , and the German Federal Criminal Police will also be presenting during the workshop.

Media will have the opportunity to interview law enforcement officers and conference participants during specified times only.

By 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Outside Boardroom #4, Second Floor
Crown Plaza Fredericton Lord Beaverbrooke Hotel
659 Queen Street

9:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
Boardroom #4, Second Floor

Media are welcome to film the first 15 minutes of the presentation by Jim Gamble, Chief Executive Officer of the CEOP and VGT at 10 a.m.
St. Croix / Petitcodiac Room.

Supt. Earla-Kim McColl
Officer in Charge of the NCECC

Jim Gamble
Chief Executive Officer
Child Exploitation and Online Protection unit and the Virtual
Global Taskforce in the U.K.

Insp. Angie Howe
Ontario Provincial Police Project
P unit

Insp. Michelle Martin
Operational Support Services,
RCMP J Division

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For more information, please contact:

•  RCMP Media Relations at (613) 993-2999

•  Michelle Rose, RCMP Communication Strategist at (613) 993-3457 or (613) 291-2281 (cell)

•  Sgt. Terry Lee Kennedy at (506) 452-4252 or (506) 470-9505