Do you have a tip for The Local? Here’s how you can securely send our editors messages and files.


Tips can also be mailed to The Local at the address below. Note that a return address is not required when sending mail; however, if the letter is undeliverable the documents will not be returned to you.

10 Adelaide Street East
Suite 403
Toronto, ON
M5C 1J3


Before transmitting any messages or files online, we recommend you use a secure web browser such as Tor, which allows you to browse the web without websites learning your location. To further protect yourself, use a public wireless network, such as WiFi found in a coffee shop or public library.

Once you have downloaded Tor and established a secure connection, open this webpage in your Tor browser and continue reading below to view our options for securely submitting tips.


If you would like to email your tip to us, we recommend that you do not use your personal email. Instead, create a secondary email using a secure mailing service such as Proton Mail, which offers end-to-end encryption. Note that Proton Mail does not encrypt subject lines, so do not put sensitive or identifying information in the subject line.

Once you have your secure email account, send your tip to:

Submission Form

Please use the secure form below to anonymously submit tips and any relevant files. Please note that this form is one-way. The editorial team will have no way of getting in touch with you to follow up or ask any additional questions, so please be as detailed as possible.

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