2015–16 Project Summaries: Contributions Program for Non-profit Consumer and Voluntary Organizations

2015–16 Funded Research Project Contributions
Organization / Project Title Project Details Awarded Amount
2015–16 2016–17
Consumers' Association of Canada (Manitoba) Inc.
A fine balance: Consumer access to safe, locally-produced and processed foods Details $88,150 -
Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs
Making food safe for all: a needs assessment of new immigrant mothers and their families Details $47,469 $51,651
Consumers Council of Canada
Consumer Experiences with Rent-to-Own Details $53,750 -
Strengthening the marketplace through a Consumer Protection Framework for consumer online reviews Details $79,500 -
Option consommateurs
Paying to disappear: Legal and commercial aspects of the right to be forgotten in Canada Details $55,657 -
A study on point-of-sale mobile payments Details $89,349 -
Disputes between consumers and energy distributors: adaptable redress procedures? Details $59,807 -
Could the ISO 14452:2012 standard on services billing be beneficial for clients of Canadian energy distributors? Details $79,062 -
Public Interest Advocacy Centre
No Consumer Left Behind, Part II: Is there a communications affordability problem in Canada? Details $78,000 -
Service de Protection et d'Information du Consommateur
Speeding up electronic bill payment: A consumer perspective Details $56,669 -
Union des consommateurs
Integrated purchases in apps and online games – consumer challenges Details $70,300 -