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The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) generates privacy research in a few ways. It conducts in-house research, commissions expert research and provides funding for independent research projects. In addition, the OPC regularly conducts public opinion research with Canadians, Canadian businesses and other audiences to stay abreast of privacy awareness, understanding, attitudes and perceptions.

By funding privacy research that draws from, and includes, Canadian perspectives, we help generate information, insights, analysis, and in some instances, debate—all of which contribute to the protection and promotion of privacy.

Start here to explore the wealth of privacy research on the OPC web site.

Research project

Practices for generating non-identifiable data

Organization: Canadian Anonymization Network (CANON)
Project Leader: Khaled El Emam

Research project

Privacy and ethics: Understanding the convergences and tensions for the responsible development of machine learning

Organization: Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
Project Leader: Sébastien Gambs

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Artificial intelligence, machine learning and privacy: From threats to solutions

Organization: Ontario Tech University (a.k.a. University of Ontario Institute of Technology)
Project Leaders: Khalil El-Khatib (Principal Investigator) and Rajen Akalu (Co-Principal Investigator)

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Artificial intelligence and privacy: The consumer perspective

Organization: Option consommateurs
Project Leader: Myriam Chagnon

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Monitoring children: privacy in the world of smart toys

Organization: Option consommateurs
Project Leader: Alexandre Plourde, Legal Counsel

Report

Privacy Enhancing Technologies – A Review of Tools and Techniques

Report prepared by the Technology Analysis Division of OPC about Privacy Enhancing Technologies.

Research project

Enhancing the Privacy and Connected Car Website

Organization: University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)
Project Leader: Rajen Akalu, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Business and Information Technology

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