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Animal Care Committee

We ensure all research and teaching activities conducted by our faculty, staff and students adhere to the:

We also hold a Good Animal Practice certificate from the CCAC and are in good standing with the Animals for Research Act requirements.

The Animal Care Committee (ACC), appointed by, and accountable to, the Vice-President, Research and Innovation helps us meet our regulatory requirements and is responsible for:

  • Conducting ethical reviews and monitoring approval for all proposed uses of animals in research (including field studies, teaching and testing).
  • Establishing policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements.

Researchers seeking approval to use animals in research must:

For more information, email

ACC resources: