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Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation

Crown Corporations

The Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC) is a federal Crown corporation that “protects your hard-earned money.”

CDIC contributes to the stability of the Canadian financial system by providing deposit insurance against the loss of eligible deposits at member institutions in the event of failure.

OTUS Group Deliverables

  • Complete a strategic review and evaluation of a public awareness strategy and associated key performance indicators (KPIs), campaign media planning, and implementation activities
  • Determine if additional spending for the campaign satisfied managements’ overall objectives and original intent for the initiative
  • Determine if additional spending had made a measurable positive impact on public awareness of CDIC’s brand, purpose and value, thus promoting greater confidence in Canada’s financial system
  • Provide recommendations for alternatives and improvements

Follow-Through and Results

  • Integrated our core expertise in audit and evaluation with communications and outreach expertise from our network
  • Conducted extensive research and multiple interviews to understand and analyze inputs, activities, outputs, outcomes, and impact
  • Evaluated whether additional spending on CDIC’s public awareness campaign, aimed at four key target groups across Canada, had made a measurable positive impact on public awareness of the Crown corporation’s brand and strategic objectives
  • Presented a final report with key findings, which included a series of recommended ideas, options, and tactics that if accepted, could enhance the current or next public awareness campaign

Client Feedback

“OTUS Group provided a unique combination of skills and expertise. Not only did they fully meet our objectives, they provided insight and recommendations that were well received and valued by CDIC’s communications and public affairs team.”

Steve Ashfield – Chief Internal Auditor
Canadian Deposit Insurance Corporation

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