About SRIC

About the Organization

Founded in 1991, the Survival Research Institute of Canada was incorporated under the Canada Corporations Act by letters patent issued 24 May 2000.

The operations of the Corporation may be carried on throughout Canada and elsewhere; the head office is located in Victoria, British Columbia.

Our charitable organization number is: 87138 7536 RR0001.

Our directorship consists of two university-educated public servants, an archives and records management consultant, a college professor, and an office manager. All directors have extensive knowledge and experience of the subject area; several have published and lectured in the field of spirit survival research.

Current Activities

Since 1991, SRIC directors have:

  • conducted research for a history of Spiritualism and psychical research in Canada
  • published an entry on an early Canadian psychical researcher in the Dictionary of Canadian Biography
  • been the subject of a VISION TV documentary
  • been interviewed on spirit survival research by CTV National News
  • hosted public presentations by distinguished visitors
  • participated in experiments related to evidence of spirit survival
  • given public and academic lectures in Winnipeg, Toronto, Philadelphia and New York, on research experiments conducted by T. Glen Hamilton (a medical doctor) and other prominent citizens of Winnipeg, Manitoba during the 1920s and 1930s
  • acquired and catalogued a library of publications on life after death, Spiritualism and psychical research
  • acquired and catalogued archival records related to these academic fields
  • published six editions of the Directory of Spiritualist Organizations in Canada

Contact Us

We can be reached by email at info@survivalresearch.ca

To be added to our contact list for occasional mailings including updated information about spirit survival research, please send us an email. Please let us know if you would also like to be included in a separate mailing list for notification of Victoria-based public events.

Our mailing address is:

Survival Research Institute of Canada
PO Box 8697
Victoria, BC V8W 3S3