Current Surveys

Collection period: Ongoing

Collection method: Mail and Web

Contact: Richard Vamos, 778-698-7450, richard.vamos@gov.bc.ca

Description: A point of hire employment equity survey to determine the representation of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, LGBTQ2S+, and persons with disabilities. Survey has been conducted monthly since 1996.

Collection period: Ongoing

Collection method: Mail and web

Contact: 1-888-447-4427

Description: The BC Public Service Exit Survey collects information from departing employees about their perceptions of their work environment. This information is used to better understand the circumstances around employee departures and to develop future strategies for improving employee engagement and retention.

Collection period: Ongoing

Collection method: Web

Contact: 1-888-447-4427

Description: The survey is aimed at understanding what attracts people to join the BC Public Service, as well as why employees change jobs. There are two versions: one for new employees and one for employees who have moved to a new position within the BC Public Service.

Collection period: October 14 to November 14, 2021

Collection method: Online

Contact: 1-888-447-4427 or BCStats.SurveyMail6@gov.bc.ca

Description: BC Stats is conducting the BC Settlement & Integration Services (BCSIS) 2021 Client Survey for the Immigration Policy & Integration Branch. The purpose of the survey is to assess immigration and employment outcomes.

Collection period: Annually from September through January

Collection method: Telephone and web

Contact: Amanda Barr, 778-676-3967, Amanda.Barr@gov.bc.ca

Description:  The Baccalaureate Graduates Survey (BGS) has been designed to gather information on baccalaureate graduates' education satisfaction levels, education financing and student debt, as well as further education and employment outcomes.

Report: http://outcomes.bcstats.gov.bc.ca/Publications/AboutPublications.aspx

Collection period: November 18 – December 10, 2021

Collection method: Online

Contact:  Katherine Hewko, 1-888-447-4427, BCStats.SurveyMail2@gov.bc.ca

Description: BC Wildfire Service is mandated to mitigate the impacts of wildfire on life and assets, particularly forests and grasslands, and they give high priority to fuel management and wildfire suppression in interface areas where communities and forests come together. BC Stats is conducting this satisfaction survey on behalf of BC Wildfire Service to support performance monitoring over time.

Collection period: Ongoing

Collection method: Online

Contact:  Katherine Hewko, 778-698-9729, BCStats.SurveyMail3@gov.bc.ca

Description: FrontCounter BC provides citizens and businesses in British Columbia with access to information, licences, permits, registrations and other authorizations required to utilize the province’s natural resources. These services are provided in a “one-stop” delivery approach through offices across the province, email, and a contact centre accessed by a toll-free telephone number. To develop service improvement strategies and monitor client satisfaction, BC Stats continually surveys clients that use these services about their service experiences.

Collection period:  November 9 to November 26, 2021

Collection method:  Web

Contact: Kate Jefferson, 778-698-3169, BCStats.SurveyMail5@gov.bc.ca

Description: This voluntary survey sent to employees of Greater Victoria Public Library aims to measure workplace satisfaction, and to identify opportunities to develop employee engagement and to improve the work environment.

Collection period: September 17 to November 5, 2021

Collection method: Web

Contact: Brenda Young, 250-952-9308, BCStats.SurveyMail5@gov.bc.ca

Description: This survey, conducted on behalf of the Heritage Branch of the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRORD), collects heritage conservation information from local governments, regional districts and grant-providing organizations. The results will be used to assess economic impacts of heritage-related activities in B.C. and advocate for heritage conservation granting activities and programs.

Collection period:  October 26 to November 12, 2021

Collection method:  Web

Contact: Brenda Young, 250-952-9308, BCStats.SurveyMail6@gov.bc.ca

Description: A work environment survey used to measure and identify opportunities to develop employee engagement.

Collection period: December 2020 to March 2021

Collection method: Telephone interviews and online bulletin board focus groups

Contact: Brenda Young, 250-952-9308, Brenda.Young@gov.bc.ca

Description: On behalf of BC Stats and the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training, Léger Research will be conducting interviews and focus groups to learn about participants’ experience with the Skills Training for Employment and Community Workforce Response Grant programs, and identify areas for improvement.

Both programs are delivered by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training under the Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development Agreement, and this research is part of the Ministry’s ongoing performance monitoring activities.