The project was broken down into three phases, as follows:
- Phase 1: Qualitative Research – which involved an international literature review, engagement with Canadian and international experts in live captioning, and participation of the Steering Committee in preparing and approving the research design.
- Phase 2: Quantitative Research – in which the user responses survey was conducted online in English and ASL. Leger was selected as the research supplier.
- Phase 3: Final report Preparation and Dissemination – in which the final project documentation was prepared.
The survey was conducted among respondents from the Deaf, deafened, hard-of-hearing and hearing communities. In total, 550 peple responded to the survey. Fieldwork was carried out between October 2017 and April 2018. The final report was made available to stakeholders in October 2018.
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