Call for Research Participants: help improve how the Federal government communicates through notifications

Call for Research Participants: help improve how the Federal government communicates through notifications


Have you received email alerts, status updates or notifications from the federal government and are interested in participating in interviews to help improve that experience? Anne-Marie Mulumba is a researcher for the Canadian Digital Service (CDS), a government department that improves access and use of government services. Her team is improving how the government communicates with you, so your feedback would be super valuable. If you or someone else you know might be interested to provide feedback, they can get in touch with Anne-Marie by emailing her at: You can also call her at 343-549-3273. She will get back to you with more details.


Cybercrime Reporting Website Accessibility Research with Canadian Digital Service, Government of Canada

Hello GTTProgram Blog Subscribers,


The Canadian Digital Service (CDS) is working with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to create an accessible website for reporting cybercrime to the police.


They’d like to speak to you if you, or a loved-one, have ever been phished, hacked or called by a scammer, etc. Especially if you have a disability and/or use assistive technology, and if you are interested in testing the website used to report the above, please contact,

for more information on how to get involved.


How you can help


The Canadian Digital Service can reach you via phone, video chat, or in-person to show you a work in-progress website and get your feedback on it. This  will not take longer than 30 minutes, and they can reach you at a time that’s convenient for you.


Your privacy


You’re volunteering to take part in this research, so you can choose to stop participating at any time for any reason.


The Canadian Digital Service will make sure your responses are confidential, which means they will not be linked back to anyone.


Your participation and answers will not impact your relationship with the Canadian Digital Service (CDS), and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), or any part of the Government of Canada.


The Canadian Digital Service  handles all personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act, and we’ll give you a copy of our Privacy Statement.


For any further questions about this research, please contact:

Melissa Banyard