Current CBRC Members
The following organizations and institutions are CBRC members for the 2019-2020 membership year.
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  • Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation

    CMHC’s research division works to fill knowledge and data gaps to support decision-making and innovation in the delivery of affordable housing with a particular focus on underserved populations and regions. We work to advance a better understanding of the dynamics of housing supply and demand,  housing needs and conditions, the stability of our housing finance system, and, the impacts of investments in affordable housing.  We make the data, evidence, and insights developed by our research…...Read more

  • Humber College

    Humber College emphasizes hands-on, career-focused learning. The Office of Applied Research & Innovation focuses on five particular areas of strategic priority, while continuing to support other applied research opportunities brought forth by faculty, or industry and community partners: Industry 4.0, Social Innovation, User Experience Design, Sustainable Architecture & Construction, and System Integration. Applied Research & Innovation supports opportunities for all students to take part in meaningful experiential learning through applied research. Humber continues to gain momentum…...Read more

  • Trent Community Research Centre

    For nearly 25 years, the Trent Community Research Centre has facilitated meaningful, and purposeful community-based research projects in Peterborough City and County, Durham Region, and Northumberland County. Research questions come from a wide range of community groups and organizations including local municipalities, social service agencies, conservation authorities, and community interest groups. Centre staff work alongside faculty to support students in their work and help guide projects toward successful outcomes for both the local community and…...Read more

  • Aurora College

    Aurora College is a college located in the Northwest Territories, Canada with campuses in Inuvik, Fort Smith, and Yellowknife. The college also includes 21 Community Learning Centres located in remote communities across the NWT. Currently, the college is sectioned into two large divisions: the post-secondary division and the job training and adult education division. The post-secondary division of the college offers several degree programs through partnerships with southern universities, post-secondary diploma and certificate programs as…...Read more

  • St Francis Xavier University

    St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) is one of Canada’s leading undergraduate universities, located in Antigonish, Nova Scotia.  One of the distinguishing features of StFX is that it combines the pursuit of research excellence with local and regional social relevance achieved through community engagement and partnerships.  These efforts have had global reach and impact.  Dating back to the Antigonish Movement, StFX has had a long and continuing tradition of working with communities to facilitate social change,…...Read more

  • Georgian College

    Georgian is the first – and only – college in Canada designated as a changemaker college by Ashoka U for leadership in social innovation and changemaking in higher education. Georgian is home to 13,000 full-time students, including 3,600 international students from 85 countries. Through our Research and Innovation department, Georgian promotes innovation and economic growth – collaborating with industry to meet a wide range of evolving research, development and talent recruitment needs. Entrepreneurial outcomes are embedded…...Read more

  • University of Alberta

    The University of Alberta has 40,061 students from 156 countries. The University of Alberta has expertise in both established and emerging fields including precision health, artificial intelligence, energy systems, food safety & security, nanotechnology, the environment and earth’s resources, the past, clean technology, climate change, intersections of gender smart technology and space to name but a few. By asking why, researchers push the boundaries of knowledge and create discoveries and innovations that improve our lives…...Read more

  • University of British Columbia

    The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a global centre for teaching, learning and research, consistently ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world and recently recognized as North America’s most international university. Since 1915, our motto, Tuum Est (It is Yours), has been a declaration of our commitment to attracting and supporting those who have the drive to shape a better world. UBC’s purpose is to pursue excellence in research, learning and engagement to…...Read more

  • McMaster University

    McMaster University is located in Hamilton, Ontario, the Waterfall Capital of Canada. McMaster’s Office of Community Engagement connects the McMaster and Hamilton community to learn how to work together to contribute to public good, with the vision of Working Together for an Inclusive, Sustainable Greater Hamilton. The Office of Community Engagement manages and coordinates a Research Shop that works with public, non-profit, and community organizations in Hamilton to provide plain-language answers to research questions. To see their…...Read more

  • Interior Health Authority

    The Interior Health Authority (IHA) includes 59 incorporated municipalities that encompass the geographic location that it serves. The IHA Research Department engages with health care recipients and providers in all aspects of health research (i.e., designing, conducting and using knowledge) across Interior Health to advance health care delivery and contribute to better health for individuals and populations. Community engaged research gives a voice to citizens, patients, and community partners by including individual perspectives to inform…...Read more

  • The University of Guelph

    The University of Guelph has a number of historical and current initiatives that work towards better community engagement. Community engagement practices and initiatives include co-curricular work in Student Experience; Learning Circles and other opportunities for innovative community-engaged pedagogy from Open Learning and Educational Support; and the long-standing extension and outreach work within and beyond the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance, which deeply links and exchange new knowledge opportunities with community and university constituents. The Community Engaged Scholarship…...Read more

  • Carleton University

    Situated on unceded Algonquin territory beside the historic Rideau Canal, an official UNESCO World Heritage Site, Carleton University was founded by the community in 1942 to meet the needs of veterans returning from the Second World War. Carleton University is a community of talented, committed and enthusiastic faculty and staff, dedicated to excellence and to supporting the education and research that distinguishes Carleton as Canada’s Capital University. They have 125,000 graduates who are driven by a…...Read more

  • Christian Higher Education Canada

    CHEC is an association of faith-based higher education institutions that includes 34 accredited, degree-granting institutions representing a broad spectrum of undergraduate and graduate higher education. The Research Network includes faculty from: Ambrose University (AB), Booth University College (MB), Canadian Mennonite University (MB), Crandall University (NB), King’s University (AB), Institute for Christian Studies (ON), Providence University College & Seminary (MB), Redeemer University College (ON), Trinity Western University (BC) and Tyndale University College & Seminary (ON). Faculty…...Read more

  • University of New Brunswick

    The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is the oldest English-language university in Canada and one of the oldest public universities in North America, established in response to the Loyalists’ petition of 1785 for the establishment of a Provincial Academy of Arts and Science. Conducting more than 70 per cent of university research in New Brunswick, UNB is the major provincial centre for research and graduate studies, as well as professional programs. UNB’s particular research strengths…...Read more

  • Nipissing University

    Nipissing University is a dynamic, primarily undergraduate institution dedicated to providing a personalized student experience in which every student has a chance to chart a path to a successful future. Students discover their intellectual passions by participating in and leading original research while engaging in a wide range of enriching co-curricular activities. Class sizes provide perfect opportunity for students to engage in meaningful interaction with faculty members and foster collaboration with peers. Nipissing is known…...Read more

  • MacEwan University

    Founded in 1971, MacEwan University provides student-focused instruction in a warm and supportive atmosphere. We focus on teaching, so our students can focus on learning. It’s been a cornerstone of who we are for more than 40 years. And we continue to build on that reputation. Offering more than 65 programs, the university provides a transformative education in a collaborative and supportive learning environment. Creativity thrives here through research and innovation that engages students, faculty…...Read more

  • University of Toronto

    Founded in 1827, the University of Toronto is proud to be among the world’s top research-intensive universities, dedicated to learning, discovery, knowledge creation and mobilization. With 700 programs on three campuses, our undergraduate and graduate students learn from and work with professors engaged in research that is globally recognized for its excellence across a broad range of subjects. U of T engages in collaboration across disciplines, with community and international partners, to spark the ideas,…...Read more

  • Concordia University

    Every year, our scholars, facilities and city inspire 46,000 students to engage with big questions head-on. We’re a comprehensive university. We search for innovative solutions and make positive contributions to society. Our creativity powers Montreal and connects us to the world. See how we plan to redefine the 21st century university. Read more here....Read more

  • Lakehead University

    Lakehead University is dynamic, modern, and highly learner-centred, we acknowledge all of our students as valued leaders of tomorrow, whose education and success are most paramount to our institution. Both campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia promise the total university experience: a blend of academic excellence and opportunity with a rich variety of social and recreational activities. We also promise excellence in research; Lakehead is the proud host to nine Canada Research Chairs and revolutionary…...Read more

  • Simon Fraser University

    SFU is Canada’s leading comprehensive research university (Maclean’s ranking 2015). With campuses in British Columbia’s three largest cities – Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey – SFU has eight faculties and delivers almost 150 programs to over 35,000 students. The core vision at SFU is to be Canada’s leading engaged research university, and we work to achieve that across the full spectrum of activity: embedding and engaging our academic programs with our communities, encouraging research that partners…...Read more

  • University of Victoria

    The University of Victoria offers innovative programs for more than 20,000 students. Dynamic, hands-on learning, research that makes a vital impact, and discovery and innovation in Canada’s most extraordinary academic environment provide an Edge that can’t be found anywhere else. Beyond the classroom, UVic is deeply immersed in the life of communities around the world. With civic engagement a key part of our mission, our faculty, students and staff walk side by side with community…...Read more

  • Centre for Community-Based Research

    The Centre for Community Based Research (CCBR) is focused on strengthening communities through social research. Founded in 1982, CCBR believes in the power of knowledge to impact positive social change. We are passionate about bringing people together to use knowledge to provide real and innovative solutions to community needs. Our approach to research is participatory and action-oriented in a way that mobilizes people to participate as full and equal members of society. Community members, marginalized…...Read more