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Last Updated: 2012-01-25

LeClair Infocom / CRG Consulting in Joint Venture

Company information

Legal Name:   LeClair Infocom Inc. and The Corporate Research Group Ltd.
Operating Name:   LeClair Infocom / CRG Consulting in Joint Venture
Mailing Address
69 ch. du Barrage
J9B 1N2
Location Address
69 ch. du Barrage
J9B 1N2
Telephone: (819) 827-1174
Fax: (819) 827-4592

Contact information

Marc LeClair
  Title:   President
  Area of Responsibility:   Management Executive Research/Development/Engineering
  Telephone:   (819) 827-1174
  Fax:   (819) 827-4592
Karen Budgell
  Title:   Administrator
  Area of Responsibility:   Administrative Services
  Telephone:   (613) 596-2910
  Ext:   352
  Fax:   (613) 820-4718


Company description

The Corporate Research Group Ltd., operating as CRG Consulting (CRG), is an Ottawa-based national consulting firm that has been providing clients, in all levels of government and the private sector with integrity-based and performance-driven solutions for more than 28 years. CRG has entered into a joint venture agreement with LeClair Infocom a full service Aboriginal consulting firm that provides a wide range of public policy services for federal, provincial and Aboriginal governments and agencies.

LeClair Infocom is one of the Canadian leaders in developing innovative consultative graphics and tools for use in the Aboriginal community. The firm is the Canadian leader in the development of interactive presentation tools and in the development of Aboriginal focused portal tools (content management systems). These are now in use in the mining sector (See MIHR Aboriginal Career Portal).  
Country of Ownership: Canada  
Exporting: No  
Primary Industry (NAICS): 541690 - Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
Alternate Industries (NAICS): 541619 - Other Management Consulting Services
Primary Business Activity: Services  
Total Sales ($CDN): $10,000,000 to $24,999,999 
Number of Employees: 12 
Aboriginal Firm: Registered Aboriginal Business under the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB)


Product / Service / Licensing

Service Name: Aboriginal Affairs
Infocom / CRG's Aboriginal Affairs practice is oriented toward economic development and property. It is highly focused on helping to bring government and business projects to successful conclusions in areas of Canada where Aboriginal rights or interests are under consideration. Infocom / CRG turns potential problems into opportunities for all parties involved.

Service Name: Asset Solutions
We provide clients with advice on the viability of real property projects and the type of real estate that best suits their needs. We help determine the most cost-effective solutions using tried-and-true methods, applying the latest technologies, and customizing our approaches to meet the specific needs of each client.

Service Name: Client Solutions
CRG Consulting is a market leader in the delivery of real property solutions. The wide variety of services we offer ranges from the development of accommodation and governance structures, to portfolio planning, development of the right tools and processes, and more.

Service Name: Consulting Services
We offer a broad range of expertise: providing real estate advisory services; measuring and analyzing trends; developing policies; shaping and implementing programs; managing clients and assets; communicating effectively; developing new media strategies; building employee skills; greening operations; auditing services, benchmarking and enhancing delivery models.

Service Name: Policy Analysis & Formulation
CRG Consulting's Policy Analysis and Formulation team offers customized services in identifying, designing, and implementing organizational policies and policy instruments, as well as providing ongoing analysis. These services enable organizations to clearly delineate and articulate the policy areas for which they are responsible and for which they are held accountable for results. Once policies are in place, ongoing assessments of effectiveness and efficiency are essential.

Service Name: Program Evaluation and Development
The Program Development and Evaluation team offers customized services to assist clients identify, design, approve, implement and evaluate organizational programs and projects to ensure they support related policies, goals and objectives. These services enable organizations to achieve measurable goals. In a time of increasing program demands, limited organizational capacity and greater emphasis on accountability for results, programs must constantly be evaluated to ensure they are relevant and valuable.

Service Name: Project Management
CRG Consulting offers to assist organizations initiate, plan, execute, control and close successful projects. We take the time to listen to our clients and understand their project needs. Then, drawing upon a resource base of more than 800 associate consultants, CRG Consulting assembles the team best suited to respond to each client’s unique requirements.

Service Name: Public-Private Partnerships
We have the knowledge and expertise to help public sector organizations with every aspect of the P3 process from feasibility assessment, through implementation to transition management. CRG Consulting executives have been involved with many of the largest P3 projects ever undertaken in Canada. Their practical experience can help organizations navigate P3 projects effectively, efficiently and in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Service Name: Risk Management
CRG Consulting’s Risk Management Area of Expertise can help organizations with all aspects related to structured risk management decision-making.



Sector information

Key / Major clients:

INAC, DIAND, PHAC, FNIHB, Health Canada, Environment Canada, NRCan, NRC, PWGSC, DCC, DND, DFAIT, DoJ, OAG, PPSC, PPTC, RCMP, Transport Canada, OCDSB, and the City of Ottawa

Success stories:

Within the past 5 years, we can proudly state that we have successfully placed hundreds of professional resources in greater than 1,500 different projects


“We have appreciated the courteous and professional attitude displayed by all CRG staff members engaged on the project.”

John Gibson
Project Director
Government of Alberta Infrastructure

“Over the course of our engagement with CRG, we have found their staff to be highly professional, service oriented and very knowledgeable in emerging trends of the real estate sector”

Darin McLennan
Director, Portfolio Planning & Strategies
B.C. Housing Management Commission
Government of Alberta Infrastructure

“CRG’s professional team of highly skilled, knowledgeable and dedicated people has been the key to the success in the delivery of good strategic advisory services and quality analytical and technical reports. Their vast knowledge of the federal real property inventory and the portfolio at large has also been a real benefit to the delivery of Asset Management Plan Program.”

Frank McCann
Program Co-ordinator Asset Management Plan Program NCA
Public Works and Government Services Canada

“It is because of this reputation that we at CMHC are repeat clients. We have a long-standing, cooperative relationship with The CRG in sharing market insights and our Research Division has used The CRG's research services extensively."

Alain Miguelez
Senior Market Analyst
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

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