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Press Releases

08/18/2021 – Engrave Danger: An Analysis of Apple Engraving Censorship across Six Regions

06/09/2020 – Dark Basin: Uncovering a Massive Hack-For-Hire Operation

05/07/2020 – We Chat, They Watch: How International Users Unwittingly Build up WeChat’s Chinese Censorship Apparatus

03/03/2020 – Censored Contagion: How information on the coronavirus is managed on Chinese social media

09/24/2019 – Missing Link: Tibetan Groups Targeted With Mobile Exploits

03/22/2019 – Minding the Gap: Transit Financing in Los Angeles County and Metro Vancouver

01/10/2019 – New IMFG paper highlights lack of diversity in the infrastructure industry

12/07/18 – Canada and the Global Compact on Migration: Law, Politics, and Process Beyond the Rhetoric

10/01/18 – How Saudi-linked digital espionage reached Canadian soil

09/18/18 – New Citizen Lab report tracks NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware to operations in 45 countries

04/25/18 – Planet Netsweeper: An investigation into the global proliferation of internet filtering systems manufactured by Canadian company, Netsweeper, Inc.

01/03/18 – Jury announced for the 28th annual Lionel Gelber Prize

12/11/17 – Citizen Lab launches Security Planner: an innovative and accessible digital safety platform

12/07/17 – Public Dialogue With the Prime Minister’s Sherpa on Canada’s 2018 G7 Charlevoix Summit

11/08/17 – A Global Education: Report urges Canada to send more post-secondary students to learn abroad

10/17/17 – Is the Municipal Electoral System in Need of Reform? A new paper by the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance

09/07/17 – Briefing from the Canadian Ambassador to South Korea: Updates from the ground

06/19/17 – Researchers uncover spyware campaign against Mexican journalists and civil society using government-exclusive malware

05/25/17 – Researchers uncover a major disinformation and cyber espionage campaign with Russian connections

05/05/17 – The Evolving Role of City Managers and Chief Administrative Officers

04/13/17 – We (Can’t) Chat: “709 Crackdown” discussion blocked on Weibo and WeChat

03/30/17 – Government of Japan Establishes its First-In-Canada Chair and Centre in Japan Studies at the University of Toronto

03/10/17 – The Sciences Po School of Public Affairs and the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto Launch A Dual Master’s Degree in Global Affairs and Public Policy

03/08/17 – APF Canada, Partners Launch Canada’s First China Research Web Portal

02/13/17 – Report reveals supporters of Mexico’s soda tax targeted with government-exclusive spyware

02/02/17 – Researchers uncover Nile Phish, extensive phishing campaign targeting Egyptian NGOs

01/25/17 – Canadian companies still struggling to overcome hiring bias against minorities

11/30/2016 – Researchers expose censorship on popular chat app, WeChat

11/10/2016 – New paper provides historical finance lessons for today’s Toronto 

11/01/2016 – Researchers uncover hidden censorship on Chinese live streaming apps

10/17/2016 – Over 400,000 Tech Jobs Affirm Toronto As a Key Global Innovation Centre

09/21/2016 – National Website Filtering’ in Bahrain Reliant on Canadian Company, Netsweeper

08/25/2016 – Researchers uncover UAE cyber espionage campaign using rare Apple “Zero Days”

08/23/2015 – The Centre for e-Democracy releases the Internet Voting Project Report

08/02/2016 – Researchers Uncover New Cyber-Espionage Operation Targeting the Syrian Opposition

07/22/2016 – G20 Members Holding Steady since Antalya Summit

06/27/2016 – New IMFG paper makes case for new taxes for Canada’s largest cities

06/21/2016 – Online privacy tool Access My Info now empowers Canadians to learn how dating and fitness apps use their data

05/30/2016 – Researchers uncover extensive Twitter-based cyber espionage campaign targeting UAE dissidents, journalists


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