Current CBRC Members

The following organizations and institutions are CBRC members for the 2017-2018 membership year.
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Arctic Institute of Community-Based Research

The Arctic Institute of Community-Based Research (AICBR) is a unique Northern organization that works to bring together multiple groups and sectors on issues that are identified by and relevant to our partners. Our current priorities include food security, healthy lifestyles, chronic disease prevention, youth engagement and mental health, and climate change adaptation. We work with northern Indigenous communities, Non-Governmental Organizations, governments (Indigenous, territorial, and federal), academics, graduate students, research organizations, and the private sector. Our approach prioritizes the principles of community-based research, youth engagement, collective impact, partnership development, community capacity building, knowledge sharing, inter-sectoral collaboration and evaluation.

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.

York University

York University helps shape the global thinkers and thinking that will define tomorrow. As Canada’s third largest university, York has more than 52,000 students from around the globe. Campuses located in and near Toronto are dynamic, metropolitan and value diversity.

University of Victoria

The University of Victoria offers innovative programs for more than 20,000 students on our diverse and welcoming West Coast campus.Our deep commitment to students, inspired teaching, internationally renowned research and opportunities for real-life learning set us apart. Learn more about what makes UVic unique.

Vancouver Island University

Vancouver Island University (VIU) is a dynamic institution, home of the award winning Deep Bay Marine Field Station and Milner Garden and Woodlands. VIU is an internationally known university supporting a student population in excess of 18,000 full-time and part-time learners, dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning, service and research. VIU is primarily an undergraduate teaching institution with a mandate for VIU to undertake applied research that meets the needs and priorities of th...

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.

University of Guelph

The University of Guelph is a mid-sized university (approximately 20,000 students) with seven colleges and several campuses, known both for research intensiveness and for being a comprehensive university that is student centered.

Université du Québec à Montréal

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Brandon University

Brandon University promotes excellence in teaching, research and scholarship; educating students so they can make a meaningful difference as engaged citizens and leaders.

Ryerson University

Ryerson University is a leader in innovative, career-oriented education and a university clearly on the move. With a mission to serve societal need, and a long-standing commitment to engaging its community, Ryerson offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs. Distinctly urban, culturally diverse and inclusive, the university is home to more than 44,500 students, and nearly 170,000 alumni worldwide.

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.

Office of Research, University of Waterloo

In the heart of Waterloo Region, at the forefront of innovation, the University of Waterloo is home to world-changing research and inspired teaching. At the hub of a growing network of global partnerships, Waterloo will shape the future by building bridges with industry and between disciplines, institutions and communities.

North Island College

North Island College is a community college committed to high quality and excellence in our programs and services. We offer more than 1000 courses and 80 credit programs supported by a dedicated faculty, staff and administration – all working together to help you achieve your goals.

University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world. Since 1915, UBC’s West Coast spirit has embraced innovation and challenged the status quo. Its entrepreneurial perspective encourages students, staff and faculty to challenge convention, lead discovery and explore new ways of learning. At UBC, bold thinking is given a place to develop into ideas that can change the world.

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.

Carleton University

Located in Ottawa, Carleton University welcomes the world as Canada’s capital university. Dedicated to excellence, Carleton strives for innovation in research, teaching and learning and encourages hands-on experience in the classroom. Carleton has over 27,000 students who graduate with the potential to change the world.

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.