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Through CIRA’s Community Investment Program, we have supported 102 innovative projects across Canada for a total of $4.2 million.

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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


Fort Nelson First Nation and Mackenzie DataStream

This initiative enables Fort Nelson First Nation (FNFN) to join a growing network of communities using Mackenzie DataStream as a platform for collaboration and information sharing. Mackenzie DataStream is a new, open access tool for sharing water information in Canada’s Mackenzie Basin. 

  • Organization

    The Walter and Duncan Gordon Charitable Foundation

  • Funding Year

    2016


Collective Threads: A Diversity Toolkit

Collective Threads will bring the voices of newcomers and refugees online along with a world-class collection of global culture to create a flexible Diversity Toolkit comprising thematic modules made up of engaging and accessible educational materials for use by schools, workplaces and the broader Canadian public. 

  • Organization

    Textile Museum of Canada

  • Funding Year

    2016


SKETCH Digi Lab Gallery

The new SKETCH Digi Lab Gallery will improve access to creative digital media opportunities for marginalized and homeless youth. It establishes designated space in SKETCH's Creative Hub where over 800 youth participate annually.

  • Organization

    SKETCH Working Arts

  • Funding Year

    2016


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