Office of the Privacy Commissioner – Call for Proposals

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) has issued a new call for proposals under its 2016-17 Contributions Program, which funds independent privacy research and related knowledge translation initiatives.

The Office invites proposals for projects that advance its new strategic privacy priorities:

  • The economics of personal information
  • Government surveillance
  • Reputation and privacy
  • The body as Information

This year’s call is putting particular emphasis on innovative approaches that seek to better understand and address issues related to their priorities.

AMOUNT: The maximum amount that can be awarded for any single project is $50,000 and a maximum of $100,000 can be awarded per organization.


Research Officer: if you wish to have feedback on your application please send to Karen Kueneman ( at least – 1 week prior to the OPC deadline
Research Development & Services: At least 5 days before the OPC deadline
Office of the Privacy Commissioner December 2, 2015

Visit the OPC website to learn more about the OPC Contributions Program or go to the 2016 Applicant’s Guide to see how to apply.
Please contact Karen Kueneman,, if you plan to apply.

Applications are to be accompanied by a completed ROLA application – 5 days prior to the OPC deadline.

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