Mark your Calendars for QRD Day 2013!
The 2013 QRD Day will be held on Friday, November 29, 2013 in Toronto. Details to follow soon.
Notes from the 2013 MRIA Annual General Meeting
MRIA held its Annual General Meeting on Monday, May 27 at the Marriott Toronto Bloor Yorkville Hotel in Toronto, Ontario. For a brief summary and photgraphs of the event, click here.
Farewell to the lovely Liz Jaye
JAYE, Liz - On Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at her home. Liz Jaye, beloved wife of Ivan. Loving mother and mother-in-law of Paul Jaye and Karen Rosenberg, and Naomi Jaye. Sadly missed by Jeremy Ries. Dear sister of the late Robert Mornington. Loving grandmother of Noah, and Lila. Devoted daughter of Harry and Renee Mornington, and daughter-in-law of Leah and Louis Jaye. Her life was a blessing.
At Holy Blossom Temple
, 1950 Bathurst Street (south of Eglinton) for service on Friday, May 24, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.
Memorial donations may be made to the Mazon Canada, 416- 783-7554 or to the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation, 416-946-6560
Evening services will be held at 8:00 p.m. Shiva will conclude Wednesday evening May 29th.
Cemetery: Holy Blossom Memorial Park
Shiva Address: 223 St. Clements Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4R 1H3
Skilled Graduates in Marketing Research Who Can Hit the Ground Running
Algonquin College's Marketing and Business Intelligence Research students of the class of 2013 have finished their course work and are eager to apply their freshly-minted skills. When Algonquin MBIR students come through your office door, they are ready to work for you. [read more...]
Attention MRIA Members:
Georgian College Research Analyst students are available for employment this fall if you are looking for bright, enthusiastic trained researchers. [read more...]
CMRP Program Update
As some of you may know, the CMRP designation is going through an evolution and we wanted you to be aware of the progress made to date. [read more...]
Research Verification Service: click here to verify the legitimacy of a marketing research project / survey.
Service de vérification des sondages: cliquez ici pour vérifier la légitimité d'un projet de recherche / sondage.
COMPLAINTS PANEL CENSURES CAMPAIGN RESEARCH
November 28, 2012: The Marketing Research and Intelligence Association (MRIA) today announced that an independent, arms-length Complaints Panel has imposed a sanction of Censure upon Campaign Research, a Corporate Research Agency member, after finding that the firm violated provisions of the Association's Code of Conduct and Good Practice.
To read the Complaints Panel's decision, click here.
Member Advisory On Supreme Court Of Canada Comments On Use Of Survey Evidence In Brand Or Trademark Disputes
MRIA members may be aware of a recent decision from the Supreme Court of Canada, concerning the Masterpiece brand in the context of retirement home services.1 The Supreme Court's decision raised four issues of relevance to the marketing research profession.
This Member Advisory summarizes those issues, and communicates the views of the MRIA Board of Directors. Members who are asked for their advice on preparing surveys for brand or trade-mark disputes are welcome to use this document for reference in responding to inquiries.
To read the complete advisory, please click here
MRIA Advocacy Issues
MRIA Research Registration System
This is a Call To Action to MRIA Client-Side Researcher Corporate members; and a Call To Re-commitment on the part of Corporate Research Agency members.
All Gold Seal and Basic Corporate Research Agency members of the Association are obligated to register all of their research projects with MRIA's Research Registration System, and Client-Side Corporate members are encouraged to insist that their agency suppliers do so. For more info click here
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