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Our Whistle Blower Hotline Offers English and French Services

For Immediate Release July 12, 2022

Halifax, NS - July 12, 2022 - We are pleased to announce that the Workplace Violations Hotline now offers English and French reporting services. When one of your employees calls the Hotline to report a workplace violation they will be greeted by a bi-lingual operator at our call center. The caller will then choose what language they want to make the report in. It's that simple. there is not a different number for English and French, just one number for both official languages.

The Workplace Violations Hotline is a toll-free number that your employees can call anonymously and speak to a trained specialist 24 hours a day 365 days a year to report workplace violations and wrongdoing. Reports can also be made anonymously on line. 

When your organization subscribes to the Workplace Violations Hotline your employees are given a toll-free number. The employee simply calls the number and a specially trained operator will take the information, which is then forwarded to two designated contacts within your company. The employee is given a reference number in case they have additional information to report or to follow up on the original call. 

Founded in 2005, the WPVH was established to provide Atlantic Canadian organizations an affordable solution for employees to report wrongdoing and compliance violations. It is a division of East Coast Fraud and Risk Management Group. ( (


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ClearRisk & East Coast Fraud and Risk Management Group Announce Partnership | Oct 7, 2021

ClearRisk & East Coast Fraud and Risk Management Group Announce Partnership

(St. John’s/Halifax) Risk management software leader ClearRisk announced today a partnership with East Coast Fraud and Risk Management Group to advise on risk management market and issues, and support increased business development activities.

ClearRisk CEO Craig Rowe

“ClearRisk is on a significant growth trajectory. Part of that expansion depends on increasing our market share in the risk and insurance ecosystem. East Coast Fraud and Risk Management Group’s significant expertise as advisors in a variety of risk management areas including operations, fleet management, property, insurance, market expansion and product diversity helps ClearRisk grow strategic channel partnerships to increase our market penetration. ClearRisk continually seeks opportunities to enhance our ability to help optimize our customers' risk to keep people and assets from harm and to make our customers more successful with our risk management software and data solutions.”

Craig Rowe started ClearRisk to be an affordable and effective solution to manage the risk and claims needs for municipalities and medium-large sized companies. As risk manager with the City of St. John’s he found existing solutions to be complex and expensive. ClearRisk’s solution delivers the functionality, data insights and analytics needed to make informed decisions. The results are reduced claims frequency and severity resulting in a lower total cost of risk.

Darrel Smith, Managing Director, East Coast Fraud and Risk Management Group

“I am delighted to partner with ClearRisk and share our firm's experience and help them achieve their targets. ClearRisk’s product gives risk managers and senior management the insights and analytics to make better risk management decisions and I can see how this exceptional risk management product can also provide a benefit to many of my own customers.”

About ClearRisk

ClearRisk supports the risk management needs of over 150 organizations in North America. It specializes in software and data solutions for risk management, claims and incidents, and business continuity planning. ClearRisk exists to enable success through risk optimization, delivering effective, efficient, and better options for risk management. ClearRisk is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that fosters belonging, that is supportive and respectful of employees and partners for a full and enriching experience. Women make up fifty percent of its workforce. The company was founded by CEO Craig Rowe in 2006 and is headquartered in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

About East Coast Fraud and Risk Management Group

East Coast Fraud and Risk Management Group is composed of an experienced team of certified fraud examiners, forensic accountants, certified internal auditors, chartered insurance professionals and risk managers to complete any size assignment. Managing Director Darrell W. Smith has more than 20 years experience in risk management and investigation. He holds a bachelor of business administration, with designations as a Certified Fraud Examiner, Associate in Risk Management, Canadian Investment Manager and is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute. The company is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. East Coast Fraud and Risk Management Group: Darrell Smith,


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