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OPC Offering $50,000 for Privacy Research Projects

PRIVACY EDUCATION

October 5, 2012

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) has launched its 2013-2014 Contributions Program, which offers up to $50,000 in funding for initiatives aimed at advancing privacy knowledge in the private sector, IT Business Canada reports. Privacy research projects that fall under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act will be eligible for the funding. The four priority areas highlighted by the OPC are identity integrity and privacy; IT and privacy; genetic information and privacy, and public safety and privacy. Applicants have until November 30 to submit proposals.
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