REB Resource Links


Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS-2) Canada:

Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards (CAREB):

Canadian General Standards Board: Research ethics oversight of biomedical clinical trials:

National Council on Ethics in Human Research (NCEHR):

Health Canada: Health Canada - Therapeutic Products Directorate:



Office for Human Research Protections - US Dept of HHS (OHRP):

Department of Health and Human Services (NIH):


Nuremberg Code:

Belmont Report:

Helsinki Declaration:

USA "Common Rule" 45 CFR 44:


CIHR Best Practices for Protecting Privacy in Health Research:

Privacy Commissioner: Best Practices for Protecting Individual Privacy in Conducting Survey Research:

Best Practices for Health Research Involving Children and Adolescents:


TCPS - 2 Online Tutorial:

National Institute of Health computer-based course for Protecting Human Research Participants:

McMaster REB Chart review Tutorial: