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Through CIRA’s Community Investment Program, we have supported 151 innovative projects across Canada for a total of $6.7 million.

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Canadian cyberjustice: Solutions aimed at cyberintimidation and online anonymity

This project will improve the Internet experience for all Canadians, by developing innovative and effective solutions in the area of cyberintimidation. 

  • Organization

    Civil Law Section, University of Ottawa

  • Project type

    Research

  • Funding year

    2015

  • Province / state

    Ontario

  • Geographic reach

    National

Analyzing the Governance of Telecommunications Surveillance in Canada

This project analyzed how state authorities access Canadians' telecommunications data and how such access is conditioned by regional organizations that establish lawful interception standards.

  • Organization

    Governing Council of the University of Toronto

  • Project type

    Research

  • Funding year

    2014

  • Province / state

    Ontario

  • Geographic reach

    National

Online Mathematics and Computer Science Courseware

This online Mathematics and Computer Science Courseware provide free, high-quality educational resources in the important fields of mathematics and computer science. 

  • Organization

    University of Waterloo Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC)

  • Project type

    Research

  • Funding year

    2015

  • Province / state

    Ontario

  • Geographic reach

    National

Enabling Online Apparel Entrepreneurship

The Enabling Online Apparel Entrepreneurship Program intended to improve digital literacy skills and increase entrepreneurship opportunities for immigrant and marginalized women. This project involved equipping participants with the Internet skills they needed to successfully build their apparel businesses using the most up-to-date Internet applications available.

  • Organization

    EcoEquitable

  • Project type

    Digital literacy

  • Funding year

    2015

  • Province / state

    Ontario

  • Geographic reach

    Local

Smarter Texts for Advancing Public Knowledge

This project, led by SFU Library's Public Knowledge Project, will support an XML application that will enable userst to move beyond fixed-format PDF publications and replace them with device-responsive, reflowable, and machine-readable format.

  • Organization

    Simon Fraser University Library

  • Project type

    Research

  • Funding year

    2015

  • Province / state

    British Columbia

  • Geographic reach

    National

Take Back Your Tech: Nonprofit Tech Solutions Lab

This project will ensure non-profit professionals can access, and more importantly, effectively use technology for social change.

  • Organization

    Framework

  • Project type

    Digital literacy

  • Funding year

    2015

  • Province / state

    Ontario

  • Geographic reach

    National