SP awarded OPC funds

The Surveillance Project has been awarded research funding of $50,000 from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner (Ottawa) under its Contributions Program for a project entitled "Camera Surveillance in Canada: Current Trends." The work will be done under the supervision of David Lyon, coordinated by Jason Pridmore, and undertaken by a new group, inaugurated at Queen's in March 2008, called SCAN -- "Surveillance Camera Awareness Network." Researchers at the universities of Alberta, Carleton, UQAM, Victoria, Windsor and Queen's are involved in the collaboration.

Read the full press release from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner here: