Institutional Members

The following organizations and institutions are CBRCanada members for the 2021-22 membership year. Institutional membership covers all those employed and studying at that institutiuon. Individuals whose institution is not on this list, are welcome to join as an individual member, learn more here.


CMHC’s research division works to fill knowledge and data gaps to support decision-making and innovation in the delivery of affordable housing with a particular focus on underserved populations and regions.


Located on the traditional and ancestral territory of the Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, Musqueam, Lil’wat and Sechelt Nations, Capilano University campuses cultivate life-enhancing learning experiences in diverse and inclusive environments. 

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Situated on unceded Algonquin territory beside the historic Rideau Canal, an official UNESCO World Heritage Site, Carleton University was founded by the community in 1942 to meet the needs of veterans ...

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Since 1982, the Centre for Community Based Research (CCBR) has strengthened communities through research. CCBR is a Canadian forerunner in conducting and promoting community-based research. 

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CHEC is an association of faith-based higher education institutions that includes 34 accredited, degree-granting institutions representing a broad spectrum of undergraduate and graduate higher education...


Concordia is a next-generation university, continually reimagining the future of higher education. Concordia aligns the quality of its learning opportunities to larger trends and substantial challenges facing society.


Established in 1818, Dalhousie University is a vibrant hub with regional, national and global impact, recognized for the outstanding quality of its research and innovation.


Georgian is the first – and only – college in Canada designated as a changemaker college by Ashoka Canada for leadership in social innovation and changemaking in higher education. 


Humber College emphasizes hands-on, career-focused learning. The Office of Applied Research & Innovation focuses on five particular areas of strategic priority, while continuing to support other applied research opportunities brought forth by faculty...

The Interior Health Authority (IHA) serves 59 incorporated municipalities in BC's Southern Interior. The IHA Research Department engages with health care recipients...

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The International Institute for Sustainable Development Experimental Lakes Area is a series of 58 lakes and their watersheds in northwestern Ontario, Canada.


A dynamic, modern, and highly learner-centred university, where all students are as valued leaders of tomorrow, whose education and success are most paramount...


Wilfrid Laurier University is a multi-campus, comprehensive university whose community of researchers and scholars engage with the world through community citizenship, respectful relationships..


Founded in 1971, MacEwan University provides student-focused instruction in a warm and supportive atmosphere. Offering more than 65 programs, the university provides a transformative education...


An alliance of academic researchers, students, and community partners hosted by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives are conducting community-based research projects.


Located in Hamilton, Ontario, the Waterfall Capital of Canada. McMaster’s Office of Community Engagement connects the McMaster and Hamilton community to learn how to work together...


The MHCC is a non-profit organization created to focus national attention on mental health issues and to work to improve the health and social outcomes of people living with mental illness and...

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A diverse community of dedicated scholars and students, artists and scientists, professionals and leaders, Michigan State University is committed to individual and collective action for the greater good.  


A dynamic, primarily undergraduate institution dedicated to providing a personalized student experience in which every student has a chance to chart a path to a successful future...

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The Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC) represents the
collective interests of 29 Friendship Centres in cities and towns across the province.


As Canada’s comprehensive innovation university, Ryerson University engages in scholarly, research and creative activities that address real-world challenges to drive economic growth and improve quality of life for Canadians.


Social Planning Cowichan (SPC)'s goal is to provide leadership that brings the community together to create a sustainable quality of life for everyone in the Cowichan Region. 


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...


St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) is one of Canada’s leading undergraduate universities, located in Antigonish, Nova Scotia.  One of the distinguishing features of StFX is that it combines the pursuit of...


Thompson Rivers University’s Vision Goals call us to “earn recognition as the most committed and innovative university in Canada for research and scholarship based on community partnerships; for involving graduate students in community-centred research; and for undergraduate research training.” 


For nearly 25 years, the Trent Community Research Centre has facilitated meaningful, and purposeful community-based research projects in Peterborough City and County, Durham Region, and Northumberland County.


WIth 40,061 students from 156 countries, the University of Alberta has expertise in both established and emerging fields including precision health, artificial intelligence, energy...


The University of Guelph has a number of historical and current initiatives that work towards better community engagement. Community engagement practices and initiatives include...

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Located in the spectacular landscape of northern British Columbia, UNBC is one of Canada’s best small universities. With a passion for teaching, discovery, people, the environment, and the North...


The University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM) is a French-language public university whose influence is international. 


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Located on Treaty 4 and Treaty 6 Territories, the University of Regina seeks to reflect the world in which we want to live – a world that values empowered citizens, generates high-impact scholarship, and embraces Canada’s diversity. 


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...

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 Established in 1999, the U-Links Centre for Community-Based Research works with community partners, faculty and students to deliver research and community service-learning services to Haliburton County...


Dynamic, hands-on learning, research that makes a vital impact, and discovery and innovation in Canada’s most extraordinary academic environment provide an Edge that can’t be found anywhere else.


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...


York University serves and engages community to enhance economic, social, and cultural well-being...