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Through CIRA’s Community Investment Program, we have supported 78 innovative projects across Canada for a total of $3.2 million.

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Carleton University

User authentication for children

This project will investigate the suitability of various user authentication schemes for children through empirical studies.

  • Organization

    Carleton University

  • Funding Year

    2015


Facilitating Practices of Fair Dealing Online

Uncertainties surrounding the copyright status of complex multimedia cultural forms often constrain online public access to cultural works with great educational and research value, restricting the development of Canadian culture online. 

  • Organization

    York University

  • Funding Year

    2016


CA.pture: Claiming Space for Community Stories

Working with educators and Mozilla staff, youth from Hive Toronto member organizations will develop open source digital skill-building activities designed to empower their peers to prevent and intervene in electronic bullying.

  • Organization

    Mozilla Foundation / Hive Toronto

  • Funding Year

    2016


Citizen participation in a knowledge society

The research team will conduct a literature review on existing citizen-participation tools. The literature will serve to highlight the advantages and limitations of these types of tools for the purpose of identifying any additional tools that should be developed in order to extract knowledge from citizens’ opinions.

  • Organization

    Université Laval

  • Funding Year

    2016


Using the Internet towards Greater Engagement and Empowerment of Immigrants in Canada

The objective of this project is to mobilize and engage immigrants to transform their lives by strengthening and targeting their uses of the Internet. The project will take a look at specific populations, including: youth, women, and new immigrants looking for jobs.

  • Organization

    Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) - Département de communication sociale et publique

  • Funding Year

    2016


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