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January 2020: Evaluation of Sport Canada Programs

Kelly Sears has been contracted by the Department of Canadian Heritage to evaluate the achievements of financial assistance programs provided by Sport Canada. These programs enhance the Canadian high performance sport system by supporting athletes and Canadian sport organizations and helping organizations to host international and national sporting events. Sport Canada aims to promote and [...]

January 2020: Evaluation of Sport Canada Programs2020-01-17T16:43:17-05:00

January 2020: Evaluation of CADTH

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 asses CADTH’s role in the [...]

January 2020: Evaluation of CADTH2020-01-17T16:24:53-05:00

December 2019: Assessment of SRPS at ISED

Kelly Sears has been engaged by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) to examine the use of Strategic Research Plans (SRPs) as well as other tools and data that might better report on the results of federal government research investment in Canadian postsecondary education institutions. The fundamental question of this study asks how exactly [...]

December 2019: Assessment of SRPS at ISED2020-01-17T16:12:28-05:00

October 2019: Genomics Landscape in the Health Sector

Kelly Sears has been selected by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada to assess the private sector landscape in health-related genomics in Canada by mapping the activities of the private sector, analyzing the scale and impact of private sector investments, and identifying the challenges and opportunities. In the Canadian health sector, genomics has been proven [...]

October 2019: Genomics Landscape in the Health Sector2020-01-17T16:06:34-05:00

June 2019: National Research Council – Retrospective R&D Program Review

Kelly Sears is partnering with Hickling Arthurs Low to conduct a major review of 32 R&D programs launched by NRC between 2012-13 and 2017-18. The objectives of the review are to assess the performance of all 32 programs; assess their value-for-money; and identify lessons learned.  The study will involve an extensive document and literature review; [...]

June 2019: National Research Council – Retrospective R&D Program Review2019-08-06T08:50:28-04:00

Department of Canadian Heritage – Organizational Review of Access to Information & Privacy Secretariat

March 2019 - Kelly Sears has been engaged to conduct an organizational review of the Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) Secretariat at Department of Canadian Heritage. Across the federal government ATIP units face an ever increasing workload. The Office of the Information Commissioner monitors the performance of federal departments and agencies in responding to [...]

Department of Canadian Heritage – Organizational Review of Access to Information & Privacy Secretariat2019-03-12T08:54:24-04:00

Corporations Canada – Organizational Capacity Review

March 2019: Kelly Sears has been engaged by Corporations Canada (a Special Operating Agency within Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada) to conduct an organizational capacity assessment. Corporations Canada is Canada's federal corporate regulator. The consulting team will use Kelly Sears' organizational capacity assessment tools (available in the Resource Center of this website) to assess [...]

Corporations Canada – Organizational Capacity Review2019-03-11T15:59:08-04:00

Department of Canadian Heritage – Evaluation of Communications Services

February 2019: Kelly Sears has been engaged by the Evaluation Services Directorate, Department of Canadian Heritage, to support the directorate in the conduct of an evaluation of Communications Services. This evaluation represents the first time the Department has conducted an evaluation of one of its internal services functions. The work involves case studies of specific [...]

Department of Canadian Heritage – Evaluation of Communications Services2019-03-11T15:48:06-04:00

Department of Justice – Evaluation of Implementation of Bill C-13: Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act

January 2019: Kelly Sears has been engaged by the Department of Justice Canada to conduct an Evaluation of the implementation of Bill C-13: Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act.  This is a horizontal initiative, led by Justice Canada and in partnership with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada, the RCMP and Global Affairs Canada. The [...]

Department of Justice – Evaluation of Implementation of Bill C-13: Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act2019-03-11T15:42:50-04:00

Department of Justice – Review of International Child Support Models

January 2019: Kelly Sears Consulting Group has been engaged by the Department of Justice Canada to undertake a review of child support models internationally. In Canada, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada is responsible for the Federal Child Support Guidelines (regulations under the Divorce Act) which consist of a set of rules [...]

Department of Justice – Review of International Child Support Models2019-03-11T15:24:21-04:00