February 2018: The Evaluation Services Directorate, Department of Canadian Heritage has awarded a standing offer to Kelly Sears Consulting Group to provide evaluation services to the Department over the next two fiscal years (2018-19 to 2019-20), with an option for an additional two years. This marks the second time that Kelly Sears has been awarded a standing offer by the Department. Over the past 12 years, the firm has conducted over a dozen evaluation studies, including evaluations of the Multiculturalism Program, the Canada Media Fund, the Canadian Conservation Institute and the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.