CRC Research Inc.

CRC Research Inc.

1398 West 7th Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6H 3W5 Canada

: 604-714-5900
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Ed Gibson
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Jay Thordarson
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Business Type
  • Data Collection - Qualitative
  • Data Collection - Quantitative
  • Field Management
  • Focus Group / Qualitative Facility
  • Full Service
  • Online Research Services
  • Qualitative Consultant/Moderator
  • Related Support Services
  • Research Supplier / Provider
  • Supplier / Provider
Data Collection Methodologies
Qualitative/Recruiting Services and Facilities
• Focus Group Facility
• In-person Moderation/Analysis
• Recruiting


CRC Research is the premier market research agency in Canada. With 18 focus group rooms spread across our facilities in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal, we are the largest supplier of facilities, bilingual recruitment and moderation, project management and qualitative research field services in Canada. We conduct sensory studies and usability tests across our network of facilities and work together with our partners to penetrate smaller markets throughout the country. Our health care, consumer and B2B capabilities are widely used by national and international consultancies who wish to conduct research in Canada

Central Telephone Facility
# Stations: 10
Multi-Lingual Interviewing: French 
In-House Programming: Yes
Recruiting Services
Recruit for: focus groups
central location studies 
Recruiting in-house: 50+ recruiters on staff 
Database available: 400000+ names
Opt-In for: consumer
Recruit for: own facility
client off-site location 
Study Types Recruit for: consumer
Healthcare Professionals
Description: Consumers, hard to reach patients, Healthcare professionals, Nurses, pharms, dentists, B2B-IT managers, lawyers, brokers, etc.
Focus Group Services
Facility Location: office building  
Miles from Airport: 5  
Internet Access: Yes  
Usability lab: 15 PCs with internet access  
Test kitchen: Yes
Focus Group Moderators: Yes
One-on-one, In-depth interviewers: Yes
Description: Our Vancouver facility is situated in the South Granville area of Vancouver and has been a landmark in the city for over 20 years.
Central Location Testing Facility
Test Kitchen: Yes 
Viewing Capabilities: Yes
Computer/tablet/devices: 14 computer/tablet/devices
Internet Access: Yes
Description: CRC hosts large scale CLTs and can accommodation 13-16 respondents/session. We can accommodate except those requiring deep-frying such as french fries. We have commercial size freezers to store product.
Off-Site/Remote Interviewing
In-Store Demos: Yes  
Taste Tests: Yes  
In-Store Audits: Yes  
Remote/Field Interviewing: For On-Site Assignments & Mystery Shopping
Description: Onsite Intercepts, In-store mystery shopping is a strong capability along with in-store taste tests which are tricky to arrange in our market but entirely doable nonetheless.