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; [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
January 2018: The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has selected Kelly Sears in partnership with Performance Management Network Inc. to develop a performance measurement framework and dashboard along with an evaluation strategy for its Awareness and Education Program. Many Canadian small and medium-size businesses lack a basic understanding about intellectual property (IP). CIPO is working [...]
December 2017: The IRB has selected Kelly Sears Consulting Group to conduct an evaluation of training provided to IRB members across its four divisions nationally. The study will involve interviews throughout the IRB with management, members and legal services along with an online survey of all IRB members. The overall goal is to determine the [...]
December 2017: The new Clean Growth Hub at Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada has selected Kelly Sears Consulting Group to support the development of a Clean Technology Data Integration Strategy. The goal is for the Hub to report annually to Canadians on the contributions made by federal government innovation programs to growing Canada's clean [...]