We are Advanis.

Privately owned Canadian market and social research firm known for its innovation, technology leadership, and client responsiveness.

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Who We Are.

As a full service research firm, our clients include private sector businesses, not-for-profit and government clients, and leading consultancies. We think of ourselves as a scalable boutique, able to deliver on massive tracking programs; small studies; or customized discrete choice modeling. We have built an organization with the size needed to fulfill global projects while still providing flexible, personal service.

Social & Public Research.

Social research is an important component of the work conducted by the public sector. When conducting social research, you need a partner who can adhere to the highest standards of research quality, respect research participants, and also have the scale needed to conduct research effectively nationwide. Across Canada, Advanis has worked with approximately 60 public sector organizations/departments.

Private Sector Research.

Consumer and marketplace insights, when conducted by consultants with an understanding of consumer behavior and the levers that make business profitable, is invaluable. It empowers you to understand your target market, hone your product portfolios and distribution channels, and ensure that you are serving your customer base well.


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Housing Affordability Across Canada

Housing prices have increased substantially in recent years, with Canadians experiencing a 21% increase in rental prices and a 29% increase in mortgage payments in the past year alone. To keep up with rising costs, many Canadians spend over one-third of their gross annual household income on housing expenses including Read more ->

Advanis unlocks the full potential of online surveys...

At Advanis, we believe in inclusivity, ensuring that every voice is heard, regardless of visual or auditory impairments. In Canada, 7.4% aged 15+ have a visual limitation and 5.6% have an auditory limitation.   In the United States, 4.8% have a visual limitation and 6.1% have an auditory limitation. The visual Read more ->

Advanis' Inclusive Research to Reaching Hard-To-Reach Demographics

Our philosophy at Advanis is to continually strive to deliver inclusive and high-quality outcomes, so our clients can make important business and policy decisions. Many of our clients turn to Advanis to ensure they are able to hear the voices of their hard to reach and specialized target audiences.  Read more ->

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