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ERIN Research’s expertise is based on nearly 30 years of customized service to public and private clients.

ERIN is a highly respected research firm. Its business comes largely from repeat clients and word-of-mouth recommendations.

As research management consultants, ERIN offers quantitative and qualitative services in English and French in two areas:


  • Drivers of satisfaction for citizens, business clients, members, etc.
  • Drivers of trust and confidence
  • Employee satisfaction and workplace well being
  • Program, service and product evaluation
  • Development and measurement of service standards.

ERIN is known for its elegant research designs and its advanced statistical knowledge. Most notably Dr. George Spears is considered a pioneer in applying Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) to customer satisfaction research in Canada and abroad. SEM gives our clients the powerful tools they need to understand the drivers of their clients’ satisfaction and confidence.

ERIN Research designs and conducts telephone, mail and Internet surveys and provides a range of qualitative research services including focus groups and in-depth individual interviews.

Among ERIN’s SQ public sector clients are many Government of Canada departments, including Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, Public Service Agency of Canada, Justice Canada, Health Canada, Multiculturalism Canada, Canadian Centre for Management Development, all provincial and territorial governments and a number of leading Canadian municipalities, including Region of Peel and Halton Region.

In the not-for-profit and private sectors, ERIN has consulted with prominent clients such as TD CanadaTrust, Technical Standards and Safety Authority, The Society of Actuaries, The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships, Institute of Citizen-Centred Service, Institute of Public Administration of Canada, hospitals and long-term care and homecare agencies.


  • Measurement of balance & fairness in the coverage of political events
  • Content analysis and audience research
  • Measurement of music in broadcasting and over the Internet
  • Measurement of social and cultural impact
  • Portrayal of gender, diversity and social roles in mass media.

ERIN Research conducts studies in both French and English. Bilingual projects account for approximately one third of our project portfolio. Provision of services in other languages can also be accommodated.


ERIN Research Inc is a Vendor of Record (VOR) registered with Ontario Shared Services, Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (Management Consulting Services Vendors of Record Arrangement #OSS_00195472). ERIN Research is available to all organizations within the Ontario Public Service.

ERIN Research is also a Vendor of Record for Professional Consulting – Customers Satisfaction Surveys with the Region of Peel.

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