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      $500,000 Awarded for Advance Privacy Research and Awareness

      May 09, 2012
      The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) announced the recipients of its 2012-2013 Contributions Program were awarded $500,000 for 11 independent research and awareness projects. Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart said, "By supporting privacy research, my office is encouraging the exploration of complex privacy issues as well as the development of information and tools to help Canadians make informed decisions about protecting their personal information." According to the announcement, the project touches on all four of the OPC's policy priorities, including identity integrity and privacy; information technology and privacy; genetic information and privacy; and public safety and privacy.
      The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) announced the recipients of its 2012-2013 Contributions Program were awarded $500,000 for 11 independent research and awareness projects. Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart said, "By supporting privacy research, my office is encouraging the exploration of complex privacy issues as well as the development of information and tools to help Canadians make informed decisions about protecting their personal information." According to the announcement, the project touches on all four of the OPC's policy priorities, including identity integrity and privacy; information technology and privacy; genetic information and privacy; and public safety and privacy.

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