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2015 State of the Union Address

In the first ever recorded State of the Union Address, Kara Mitchelmore, MRIA CEO, discusses the challenges faced by the Association in 2014, actions that have been taken to breathe life into the Association, and lays the groundwork for the exciting year to come.


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Standards for the Conduct of Government of Canada Public Opinion Research

In the Fall of 2014, the Government of Canada launched consultations to obtain input into the development of standards for qualitative research.  The new Standards, which will be made available online as of next week, will complement existing Standards for telephone and online surveys conducted for the Government. 

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2015 National Conference 

The theme of the Conference this year is Storytelling. Join us on May 24-26 and hear from international speakers and authors - all great storytellers.

Do not miss out, and join these industry leaders at Canada's premier market research event. 

Visit the event website for more details. 

March 31, 2015
B.C. Chapter Event - Vancouver
BC Chapter - SPSS Happy Hour Presentation

April 6 - 10, 2015
Other Event - San Francisco
2015 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 8, 2015
Ottawa Chapter Event - Ottawa
Ottawa Chapter - Jeopardy Night

April 15, 2015
Prairie Chapter Event - Winnipeg
Prairie Chapter Speaker Event - Crowdsourcing

April 22, 2015
IPD Course - Toronto
SPSS: Introduction



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Adding Value & Recognition for Gold Seal Agencies  

The MRIA and its Research Advisory Council (RAC) Board are working on exciting initiatives to increase Gold Seal member benefits and to provide greater visibility and recognition of the commitment and investment that our Gold Seal members make to our industry as a whole. 

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