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Evaluation of Sport Canada Programs

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 [...]

Evaluation of Sport Canada Programs2020-02-19T16:57:16-05:00

Evaluation of CADTH

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 [...]

Evaluation of CADTH2020-02-19T16:59:30-05:00

Assessment of Strategic Research Plans for Reporting University Research Outcomes

December 2019 - 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 post-secondary institutions. The fundamental question of this study asks [...]

Assessment of Strategic Research Plans for Reporting University Research Outcomes2020-02-19T17:00:59-05:00

Genomics Landscape in the Health Sector

October 2019 - On behalf or Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, Kelly Sears assessed 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 [...]

Genomics Landscape in the Health Sector2020-05-01T17:33:04-04:00

OMDC selects Kelly Sears and Communications MDR to conduct an Evaluation of the Film Fund

April 2017: The Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) has engaged Kelly Sears in partnership with Communications MDR to conduct the Evaluation of the OMDC Film Fund, which provides development and production financing to Ontario’s feature film producers. The purpose is to assess the effectiveness of the Film Fund and identify any suggested improvements. The evaluation [...]

OMDC selects Kelly Sears and Communications MDR to conduct an Evaluation of the Film Fund2017-06-20T20:00:10-04:00

OMDC selects Kelly Sears to Conduct an Evaluation of the Industry Development Program

February 2017: The Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) has engaged Kelly Sears in partnership with Communications MDR to conduct the Evaluation of the OMDC Industry Development Program, which offers financial and strategic support to established trade and event organizations undertaking initiatives that provide business growth and development opportunities for Ontario cultural media companies. The purpose [...]

OMDC selects Kelly Sears to Conduct an Evaluation of the Industry Development Program2017-06-20T20:09:07-04:00

Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying – Evaluation of the Outreach and Education Program

January 2017: The Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying (OCL) has engaged Kelly Sears and Beechwood Consulting & Research to conduct an Evaluation of the OCL’s Outreach and Education program. The evaluation will involve a considerable amount of fact-finding, including interviews with consultant and in-house lobbyists and public office holders, along with a comparative analysis [...]

Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying – Evaluation of the Outreach and Education Program2017-06-23T18:27:55-04:00

The Department of Canadian Heritage publishes the Evaluation of the Movable Cultural Property Program

September 2016: The Department of Canadian Heritage publishes the Evaluation of the Movable Cultural Property Program (MCPP), carried out by Kelly Sears Consulting Group in collaboration with the department’s Evaluation Services Directorate. The MCPP delivers several activities, including certifications of cultural property for income tax purposes. The report is available here

The Department of Canadian Heritage publishes the Evaluation of the Movable Cultural Property Program2017-06-23T18:29:06-04:00

Canadian Partnership Against Cancer – Evaluation of the “Electronic Surgical Synoptic Quality Initiative” (ESSQUI)

June 2016: The Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC) awards BBMD Consulting a contract to assess the “Electronic Surgical Synoptic Quality Initiative” (ESSQUI). Garry Sears of Kelly Sears Consulting Group is  a Senior Evaluation Specialist on the project team. The goal of ESSQUI is to enable oncology surgeons to electronically capture surgery reporting (to replace traditional [...]

Canadian Partnership Against Cancer – Evaluation of the “Electronic Surgical Synoptic Quality Initiative” (ESSQUI)2017-06-20T20:14:16-04:00

The Canadian Space Agency publishes the Evaluation of Canada’s Participation in the International Space Station

June 2016: The Canadian Space Agency publishes the Evaluation of Canada’s participation in the International Space Station program conducted by Kelly Sears, focused on the Assembly and Maintenance Operations Program (including Canadarm2 and the “Dextre” robot). The report is available here

The Canadian Space Agency publishes the Evaluation of Canada’s Participation in the International Space Station2017-06-23T18:28:20-04:00