June 2022 - Kelly Sears is supporting BBMD Consulting in conducting two evaluation studies for ITK, which is a non-profit organization that represents over 65,000 Inuit across Inuit Nunangat and the rest of Canada. One of the evaluation focuses on the Inuit Early Learning and Child Care program (IELCC) and other on the National Inuit [...]
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June 2022 - Kelly Sears is supporting HAL Consulting to conduct a socio-economic impact study of TRIUMF, which is Canada’s national particle accelerator centre located on the campus of the University of British Columbia. It provides world-class facilities for research in sub-atomic physics, accelerator science, life sciences and materials science. The facility receives funding from [...]
May 2022 - Kelly Sears has been engaged by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada to support the development of the Pan-Canadian Genomics Strategy which was announced in Budget 21. Kelly Sears is conducting a research study on the commercialization and adoption of genomics-based technologies and innovations in Canada. The objective of the study is [...]
Organizational and Capacity Assessment of Consumer and Clinical Radiation Protection Bureau, Health Canada
February 2022 - Kelly Sears is conducting a review of the Consumer and Clinical Radiation Bureau at Health Canada, a science-based organization with the mandate to protect the health of Canadians from the risks of radiation- emitting devices. A wide range of devices are regulated, including security products (e.g., airport baggage scanners), tanning equipment, and [...]
January 2022 - Kelly Sears is partnering with HAL Consulting to assess how the CSA can best support the infrastructure requirements of Canadian space industry and universities in designing and testing space hardware (e.g., satellites and their component systems, rovers, etc.). CSA houses Canada’s leading space testing facility, the David Florida Laboratory in Ottawa. The [...]
October 2021 - Kelly Sears is supporting the Evaluation Services Directorate with the Evaluation of the Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage Program (BCAH). This program provides funding to non-profit community organizations, Indigenous governments and municipal governments to support them in planning and organizing events and projects that engage citizens through performing and visual arts, [...]
October 2021 - Kelly Sears has been engaged by Natural Resources Canada to support the Audit and Evaluation Branch with an evaluation study of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project (TMX), focusing on Phase IV Implementation. This phase involves the federal government's commitments to implementing accommodations that are complementary to the project's approval to reduce [...]
March 2020 - Kelly Sears is supporting Ottawa-based Angophora Consulting in conducting an evaluation of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute. CAPI conducts research and assessments of the long-term challenges and opportunities facing the agri-food sector, and contributes to the development of agri-food policies for Canada. The evaluation is assessing the relevance and performance of the [...]
February 2020 - Kelly Sears has been contracted by the Department of Canadian Heritage to evaluate three financial assistance programs administered by Sport Canada: Sport Support Program, Hosting Program and Athlete Assistance Program. Together, these programs enhance the Canadian high performance sport system by supporting athletes and Canadian sport organizations and helping organizations to host [...]
January 2020 - BBMD Consulting in partnership with Kelly Sears has been selected to conduct a large-scale evaluation of CADTH, a not-for-profit organization that assesses and reviews health technologies, informs healthcare decision-makers about advances in technologies, and provides a better understanding of how health technologies can benefit patients in Canada. This study will assess CADTH’s [...]