Other Common Forms of Criminal Harassment:


  • Repeatedly following from place to place the other person or anyone known to them.
  • Repeatedly communicating with, directly or indirectly, the other person or anyone known to them.
  • Besetting or watching the dwelling-house, or place where the other person, or anyone known to them.
  • Engaging in threatening conduct directed at the other person or any member of their family.

Property Crime:

Since individuals’ property and possessions are often extensions of themselves. Victims of property crime often feel personally violated. They may experience a violation of their sense of privacy, security, and trust, along with a sense a shock and disbelief that this could have happened to them.

Victims may experience feelings of:

  • Anger: at the offender for his/her actions Frustration: with the police and the court system if the offender is not apprehended or property is not returned
  • Fear: that the home and property are not safe; that is they stay home the will encounter strangers in their home.
  • Suspicion: of strangers in the neighbourhood or even of neighbours and other people they know.
  • Guilt: that somehow they could have prevented this crime.
  • Loss: they may grieve the loss of the property.
  • Isolation: a sense that no one was there to help prevent this occurring.
  • Financial Concerns: related to the repair and replacement of items that were stolen or destroyed; the cost of ‘making do’ in the meantime; how to pay for better security.

Other Resources:

  • Human Rights
  • Family Services Immigration
    • http://lfsfamily.ca/immigrant_services/index.php
  • Internet Safety
    • www.rcmp–grc.gc.ca/is-si
  • Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre
    • 1-888-495-8501
    • http://www.antifraudcentre.ca
  • Hate Crimes
    • www.albertahatecrimes.ca www.actalberta.org
  • Cyberbullying
    • www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/is-si