Our Sponsors and Clients

We at SRDC are grateful for the support of our sponsors and clients, including the following organizations.

Federal government

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Canadian Heritage
Defence Research and Development Canada’s Centre for Security Science
  • Canadian Safety and Security Program
Department of Finance Canada
  • Task Force on Financial Literacy Secretariat
Employment and Social Development Canada
  • Applied Research Branch
  • Canada Student Loans Program
  • Employment Insurance Policy Branch
  • Evaluation and Data Development Branch
  • Labour Market Policy Directorate
  • Learning Policy Directorate
  • National Homelessness Secretariat
  • National Literacy Secretariat
  • Office of Literacy and Essential Skills
  • Policy Research Directorate
  • Strategic Policy Branch
  • Youth Initiatives Directorate
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
  • Research and Evaluation Branch
  • Strategic Research and Review
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Audit and Evaluation
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
  • Micro-Economic Policy Analysis Branch
Parliament of Canada

The Parliament of Canada has called at times on the expert advice of SRDC at hearings of standing committees:

  • House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities
  • House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women
  • Subcommittee on Cities of the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology.
Public Health Agency of Canada
Public Safety Canada

Provincial governments

  • Ministry of Advanced Education
  • Ministry of Labour
British Columbia
  • Industry Training Authority
  • Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training
  • Ministry of Citizens’ Services, BC Stats
  • Ministry of Community Development, Cooperatives and Volunteers
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of Jobs, Trades & Technology
  • Ministry of Labour, Program Evaluation
  • Ministry of Social Development & Poverty Reduction
  • Royal Commission on Workers’ Compensation in British Columbia
  • Department of Education and Training
  • Department of Growth, Enterprise and Trade
  • Healthy Child Manitoba
  • Workplace Education Manitoba
New Brunswick
  • Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour
Nova Scotia
  • Department of Community Services
  • Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario
  • Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development
  • Ministry of Children and Youth Services
  • Ministry of Community and Social Services
  • Ministry of Education
  • Ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale
  • Ministry of the Economy


Montreal, Quebec
  • Conférence régionale des élus du Québec
Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Social Planning Department, Jobs Policy
  • Vancouver Agreement, Employment Programs

School boards

  • Conseil des écoles catholiques du centre-est de l'Ontario
  • Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario
  • Conseil scolaire catholique Franco-Nord
  • Toronto District School Board


  • ARCO Foundation
  • Atkinson Foundation
  • Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation
  • Fondation Lucie et André Chagnon
  • Green Shield Canada Foundation
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC and the Yukon
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
  • Lawson Foundation
  • Max Bell Foundation
  • Metcalf Foundation
  • Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
  • Ontario Trillium Foundation
  • Vancouver Foundation

Non-governmental organizations

  • Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC
  • Association pour la santé publique du Québec
  • AVID Center
  • B.C. Federation of Labour
  • Bow Valley College
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada
  • British Columbia Academic Health Science Network Society
  • British Columbia Pediatric Society
  • BuildForce Canada
  • Canada Health Infoway
  • Canadian Apprenticeship Forum
  • Canadian Cancer Society, BC and Yukon Division
  • Canadian Cancer Society, Quebec Division
  • Canadian Community Economic Development Network
  • Canadian Friends of Somalia
  • Canadian Literacy and Learning Network
  • Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
  • Canadian Patient Safety Institute
  • Canadian Public Health Association
  • Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group)
  • Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation
  • Carleton University
  • Centre for Literacy of Quebec
  • Collège Boréal d’arts appliqués et de technologie
  • Collège d’arts appliqués et de technologie La Cité
  • College of the North Atlantic
  • Community Food Centres Canada
  • Community Living British Columbia
  • CONNECT Strategic Alliances
  • DataAngel Policy Research Inc.
  • Decoda Literacy Solutions
  • ECO Canada Sector Council
  • EKOS Research Associates Inc.
  • Electrical Joint Training Committee
  • Electricity Human Resources Canada
  • Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium
  • Food Banks Canada
  • Frontier College
  • Groupe de travail francophone sur la collaboration professionnelle
  • Institute for Work and Health
  • Mental Health Commission of Canada
  • Mining Industry Human Resources Council
  • Northwest Community College, British Columbia
  • Okanagan Training and Development Council
  • Ontario Literacy Coalition
  • Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
  • Quebec Council on Tobacco and Health
  • Restaurants Canada
  • Restigouche Community Business Development Corporation
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • School Mental Health ASSIST
  • SkillPlan
  • Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI)
  • Social Capital Partners
  • S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
  • The Learning Partnership
  • The Training Group at Douglas College
  • Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick
  • United Way of the Lower Mainland, British Columbia
  • United Way of Greater Toronto
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of Toronto
  • YMCA of Greater Toronto
  • YMCA of Greater Vancouver
  • YWCA Metro Vancouver