CRC Research

Toronto , Canada

121 Bloor Street East
M4W 3M5 Toronto
Phone: 416-966-5900

CRC Research is the premier market research agency in Canada. With 16 focus group rooms spread across our facilities in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal, we are the largest supplier of facilities, bilingual recruitment & moderation, project management & qualitative research field services in Canada

Founded 1970
Employees 85
Interviewers 25

Company type:

  • Qualitative Research Consultant / Moderator
  • International Market Research Services
  • Qualitative Research Consultant / Focus Group Facility

Professional Associations:

  • CRIC (Founding Member), QRCA, Esomar, Insights Association, IAPP

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 international consultancies who wish to conduct research in Canada.
Our multi-lingual recruiting centers and our bilingual moderators offer an unparalleled range of services. CRC Research adheres to the highest standards in research methodology, ethical practices, respondent rights and personal privacy.
CRC Research has facilities in 3 locations in Toronto, 1 location in Montreal and 1 location in Vancouver. All are fully equipped with digital recording, comprehensive kitchens and all are Focus Vision enabled. Our facilities are directly linked to our recruiting offices for seamless management of respondent attendance and quality assurance.
Services offered: bilingual recruitment, facility, bilingual moderation, discussion guide development, analysis & reporting, bilingual project management, screener preparation, live streaming of in-facility sessions & incentive handling.

Research specializations

Market Sectors

  • Consumer Services
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare / Pharmaceutical

Research Solutions

  • Advertising & Marketing effectiveness
  • Advertising Research - General
  • Consumer Research
  • New Product Research
  • Home Use Tests (iHUT)
  • Packaging / Design
  • Product / Sensory Testing

Research Services

  • Consultancy
  • Advertising / Communication
  • Qualitative
  • Focus groups
  • In-depth interviews
  • Online Focus Groups / Bulletin Boards
  • Sensory Research

Research conducted in


  • America (North)


  • Canada

Key people

Mr. Ed Gibson

Karoline Verdi
VP of Operations

Mrs. Kathy Harsz
VP, Business Development & Privacy Officer

Jessica Gibson


Facility details


Toronto Bloor - 121 Bloor Street East 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON M4W 3M5
Toronto Downtown - 1255 Bay Street – Suite #301, Toronto, ON M5R 2A9
Toronto Midtown - 1867 Yonge Street – Suite #200, Toronto ON M4S 1Y5
Vancouver - 1398 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3W5
Montreal - 507 Place d’Armes – Bureau #600, Montréal QC H2Y 2W8

Facility features:

Catering facilities
Client lounge
Recording - Audio
Recording - Digital
Recording - Video
Wireless Internet

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