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The MRIA has been following developments in the Province of Alberta regarding a recent leaked poll. On March 19,2022, we learned that the leak may have originated from the governing political party in Alberta, the UCP according to the researcher and media reports. The MRIA condemns political interference, pressure and the abuse of power demonstrated by this most recent incident in the research industry. The MRIA would like to remind politicians, political parties, partisans and especially those in Government who may be positively or negatively impacted by polls, to refrain from behaviour or comments that may impact the economic or reputational standing of professional researchers.
The MRIA would also like to take this opportunity to remind media that there are both Canadian and International standards for the publication of public opinion research. To be published or referred to directly in media, a public opinion poll should note the mode (online, phone, etc), frame, field dates and margin of error if applicable and who commissioned the poll. For syndicated studies like the one in question, that should be noted for readers. In addition, the weighted and unweighted frequencies must be published. In this case, the researcher was unaware that her syndicated work had been leaked to media and the work was criticized unfairly because it lacked those details. Again, this may have economic and reputational impacts on the researcher because of the lack of disclosure by the media outlets.
"Public opinion research is an important part of our democratic process. When researchers like Janet Brown are put under pressure by the Governing political party of a Province, that is an abuse of power that should be vigorously condemned. The potential for economic and reputational harm to individuals and the broader industry make this incident unacceptable." said MRIA Chair Quito Maggi who is the President & CEO of Mainstreet Research. "Pollsters and researchers are used to scrutiny of their published work, including from political parties and media. In this case, it should have been clear to media that the work was not suitable for public consumption without permission from the researcher." he added.
This is a reminder that The Federal Government of Canada's tender request for Public Opinion Research Services in support of Canada's response to COVID-19 closes on June 29, 2021.
Follow the link below for further details;
Company: World Vision Canada
Position: Research Analyst
Reports to: Manager of Research, Data Science & Advanced Analytics
Position Term: Full time permanent
Deadline: Until filled
The Research Analyst is responsible for coordinating and generating insightful research, helping to guide
and inform decisions that optimize marketing initiatives to engage and attract customers to World Vision as well as increase the overall value of World Vision’s customer base. Provides strategic market insights based on research to internal clients, supporting the definition and development of new strategies and tactics to engage current and new customers.
Duties and responsibilities
External Research specifics:
For more information on this posting and to apply, please visit:
The message is to advise that an updated Syndicate Research Studies RFI has been posted on the Buy and Sell website (EP363-220042/A). The RFI can be found at the following link: SYNDICATED RESEARCH STUDIES (EP363-220042/A) - Buyandsell.gc.ca.
Supply Specialist, Services and Innovation Acquisitions Sector
Public Services and Procurement Canada | Government of Canada
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Spécialiste en approvisionnements, Secteur de la gestion de l’approvisionnement en services et achats innovateurs
Services publics et Approvisionnement Canada | Gouvernement du Canada
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Manager, Client Insights and Research (Full Time, Permanent)
Date Posted: March 31, 2021
Preferred Start Date: ASAP
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Company: British Columbia Lottery Corporation
Why you should work with us
At BCLC, we believe that our people are what makes us amazing so we are committed to our people. We have a culture of fun and hard work – it’s not unusual to see teams eating together at lunch in the cafeteria or heading outside for a walking meeting. We continue to have a highly engaged team and we’ve been named one of BC’s Top 50 Employers for over 10 years. Here are a few reasons why it’s great to be part of the team:
Why our Vancouver office rocks
Vancouver has been regularly voted one of the top cities to live in the world with one of the mildest climates of any city in Canada. It is home to our Marketing and Sales Office and features:
The Manager, Client Insights & Research leads the Client Insights & Research team, oversees the implementation of the Enterprise Insights strategy, and makes recommendations to the Enterprise Business Intelligence (EBI) Strategy, supporting its alignment with BCLC’s vision and strategies. This role will play an advisory role, ensuring alignment with internal and external influencers that may affect the business future state. This role proactively develops and manages the relevant working relationships with internal stakeholders (including senior leaders) and with applicable external stakeholders, including service partners, vendors and governing agencies.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Education and Experience
Please Note: This opportunity will remain open until a qualified candidate pool has been established.
Please Note: Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada and be 19 years of age to work at BCLC.
The Government of the Northwest Territories’ Procurement Shared Services Division has posted a procurement Event which we think your members may be interested in.
Event 4870 - NWT Fish Sales Marketing and Research Strategy can be found on the Contract Event Opportunities website, here: https://contracts.fin.gov.nt.ca/
If a member’s company is not registered on their site, they may take the time to do so by going to the Contract Event Opportunities website (above), and by clicking the link to Register as a Bidder, then following the steps. Please note that the process may take up to two days for approval.
Once a username and password has been set up, you will be able to view current tenders; however, you will not be able to view or download the procurement documents until the registration process is complete.
Also, any addendum notifications for an Event will not be received unless the member has gone into that particular Event and clicked the required “express interest” link. Therefore; once you do have access to the system, go into any active Events in which you are interested, and be sure to click express interest.
We are communicating with you again today to provide a clarification on our previous statement and to provide additional information.
Starting on March 19th, there was an unauthorized rebranding of the MRIA social media accounts including Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn. These pages and groups were rebranded as the “Data Insights School”. To be perfectly clear, this was not a mistake, this was not an accident, this was a deliberate and methodical dismantling of the MRIA across its digital platforms. This was done without communication, without the knowledge of the Board or MRIA and certainly without the authorization of anyone or group at MRIA who would have the authority to do so. Fortunately, we were able to reverse this.
We have retained the services of a professional Forensic Digital investigator to review the extent of the damage and exposure. The investigators have also been provided cellular phone records and related material to both validate existing evidence and to search for additional evidence.
At this time, we have no evidence of a third party being involved. While our investigation continues, we want to be clear that CRIC has denied any involvement in these actions and we are taking their word for it.
We will continue to keep you updated if we learn anything further regarding this data breach.
MRIA-ARIM and its Board of Directors
Five accomplished research professionals earned their CMRP designation in 2020. Four of these were exam takers, whereas the fifth was an experienced practitioner who qualified for the industry certification under the experienced professional pathway reserved for those with over eight years of proven experience in the industry.
These achievers are:
Chris Bandak, CMRP, Executive VP, MDB Insight
Jennifer Suzanne Henderson, CMRP, Research Analyst, Royal Bank of Canada
Ahmed Serag, CMRP, Data Scientist (Customer Analytics), Cogeco Connexion
Latika Sharma, CMRP, Consultant, Frost & Sullivan
Liam Macdonald, CMRP, BC Lottery
The next exam dates fall on 18th and 19th of February, with consequent sittings fairly regularly through the months of March-April, June, August and November with some flexibility in custom schedule. The programme, hosted on a secure virtual learning management platform that also delivers the corporate Gold Seal to member firms, is supported by partners and institutes like the ICCP (Institute for Certification of Computing Professionals) to enable a seamless proctoring experience in keeping with the international standards the certification curriculum maintains. Experienced practitioners with over eight years of experience are eligible to apply for a pathway that matches their professional outcomes in a stream reserved for successful applicants in this category.
The MRIA’s certification committee is chaired by Dr. Mark Loo and includes John Corbett, CMRP, Albert Lam, CMRP, and Arundati Dandapani, CMRP, MLITT. Active CMRP members come from a variety of firms and can be found here.
For more information on how to obtain your CMRP, write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is to advise you that PSPC has posted a Request for Information (RFI) to obtain feedback from Industry on a draft Request for Standing Offers (RFSO) for public opinion research (POR):
Please follow this link.
La présente a pour but de vous informer que SPAC a affiché une demande de renseignements (DDR) afin d'obtenir les commentaires de l'industrie sur une ébauche d’une demande d'offres à commandes (DOC) pour la recherche en opinion publique (ROP): https://achatsetventes.gc.ca/donnees-sur-l-approvisionnement/appels-d-offres/EPS-20-WS2665464632-Doc2665497044.
SPAC coordonne la ROP au gouvernement du Canada (GC) et est responsable de l’élaboration d’outils d’approvisionnement pangouvernementaux, comme les offres à commandes et les arrangements en matière d’approvisionnement, pour les services de ROP.
SPAC vous invite à répondre à la DDR afin de nous aider à mettre au point la DOC, qui devrait être affichée sur Achatsetventes.gc.ca en 2021.
Link to registration for the virtual information Session.
Public Opinion Research services (WS2665464632)
Tender Notice - Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)
Publication date 2020/10/20
Amendment date 2020/10/20
Date closing 2020/11/17 23:59 Eastern Standard Time (EST
A virtual information session will be held on November 3, 2020. The English session will be from 10:00 a.m. EST to 12:00 p.m. EST. The French session will be from 1:30 p.m. EST to 3:30 p.m. EST. The scope of the requirement outlined in the Request for Standing Offers (RFSO) will be reviewed during the session and questions will be answered. It is recommended that Suppliers who intend to submit an RFI response attend or send a representative.
Suppliers are requested to register before the session to confirm attendance via the web-based registration form below. Participants will be provided with the attendance details following their registration. In their registration form, suppliers should provide the name of their organization, the name(s) of the person(s) who will be attending, which session they will be attending (English or French) and a list of questions they wish to put on the table, no later than October 27, 2020.
The registration form may be found by clicking here.
Any clarifications or changes to the RFI resulting from the information session will be included as an amendment to the RFI. Suppliers who do not attend will not be precluded from submitting an RFI Response.
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