Our Sponsors and Clients

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

Federal government

Accessibility Standards Canada
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Canadian Heritage
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
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
Department of Justice Canada
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 Skills for Success
  • Policy Research Directorate
  • Strategic Policy Branch
  • Youth Initiatives Directorate
Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
Health 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
Women and Gender Equality 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 Education
  • 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 Immigration, 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
  • Surrey Schools
  • Toronto District School Board


  • ARCO Foundation
  • Atkinson Foundation
  • Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation
  • Canadian Women’s Foundation
  • Fondation Lucie et André Chagnon
  • Graham Boeckh Foundation
  • Green Shield Canada Foundation
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC and the Yukon
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
  • Laura and John Arnold Foundation
  • Lawson Foundation
  • MakeWay Foundation (formerly Tides Canada)
  • Max Bell Foundation
  • Metcalf Foundation
  • Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
  • Ontario Trillium Foundation
  • RBC Foundation
  • Rossy Foundation
  • Vancouver Foundation

Non-governmental organizations

  • ACCES Employment
  • Achēv
  • Actua
  • Alberta Workplace Essential Skills Society (AWES)
  • Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC)
  • Association francophone à l'éducation des services à l'enfance de l'Ontario (AFÉSEO)
  • Association pour la santé publique du Québec
  • AVID Center
  • B.C. Federation of Labour
  • Bell Canada
  • BGC Canada
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada
  • Bow Valley College
  • British Columbia Academic Health Science Network Society
  • British Columbia Pediatric Society
  • BuildForce Canada
  • Calgary Foothills Primary Care Network
  • Canada Health Infoway
  • Canada’s Building Trades Unions
  • Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
  • Canadian Apprenticeship Forum
  • Canadian Cancer Society, BC and Yukon Division
  • Canadian Cancer Society, Quebec Division
  • Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
  • Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet)
  • Canadian Friends of Somalia
  • Canadian Literacy and Learning Network
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • 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
  • CBDC Restigouche
  • Centre for Literacy of Quebec
  • Centre for Resilience and Social Development
  • Centre for Sexuality
  • Collège Boréal d’arts appliqués et de technologie
  • Collège d’arts appliqués et de technologie La Cité
  • College of the North Atlantic
  • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)
  • Community Food Centres Canada
  • Community Living British Columbia
  • CONNECT Strategic Alliances
  • Construction Foundation of BC
  • DataAngel Policy Research Inc.
  • Decoda Literacy Solutions
  • Early Childhood Educators of BC
  • ECO Canada Sector Council
  • EKOS Research Associates Inc.
  • Electrical Joint Training Committee
  • Electricity Human Resources Canada
  • Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium
  • Fonds Québec en forme-M361
  • Food Banks Canada
  • Frontier College
  • Future Skills Centre
  • Groupe de travail francophone sur la collaboration professionnelle
  • HR Tech Group
  • Inclusion Powell River Society
  • Institute for Work and Health
  • LEAP Pecaut Centre for Social Impact
  • Lookout Housing and Health Society
  • Mental Health Commission of Canada
  • Mining Industry Human Resources Council
  • Momentum
  • Northwest Community College, British Columbia
  • Okanagan Training and Development Council
  • Ontario Literacy Coalition
  • Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre
  • Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society
  • Prosper Canada
  • PTP Adult Learning and Employment Programs
  • Quebec Council on Tobacco and Health
  • Restaurants Canada
  • Restigouche Community Business Development Corporation
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • School Mental Health Ontario
  • Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
  • SkillPlan
  • Small Economy Works
  • SmartICE
  • Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI)
  • Social Capital Partners
  • S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
  • The John Howard Society of Ontario
  • The Learning Partnership
  • The Training Group at Douglas College
  • Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council
  • Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick
  • United Way of the Lower Mainland, British Columbia
  • United Way of Greater Toronto
  • Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
  • University Health Network
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of Toronto
  • Women in Resource Development Corporation
  • Yardstick Assessment Strategies Inc.
  • YMCA of Greater Toronto
  • YMCA of Greater Vancouver
  • YWCA Metro Vancouver