What is the definition of stalking?
What is the legal definition of stalking?
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Stalking is when an abuser does things to scare you. Stalking is a crime even if your abuser does not hurt you physically. Stalking is called criminal harassment in the Canadian Criminal Code. A person may be stalking you if they:
-watch you and follow you;
-send you gifts you do not want;
-damage your property;
-try to contact you or contact you if you do not want them to;
-send you lots of messages that you do not want by mail, voice mail or email;
-try to contact you or send you messages through other people;
-threaten you or your family;
-do any of these things on-line.
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