Research Ethics Board

Policies and Guidance Documents

National Ethical Guidelines

Standards and procedures governing research involving human subjects in Canada.

TCPS 2—2nd edition of Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans has replaced the 1st edition of the TCPS (1998) as the official human research ethics policy of the Agencies.

TCPS 2 Companion Documents

The following PDF documents offer comparisons of the 1st edition of the TCPS (1998) and TCPS 2 (2010):

International Guidelines on Clinical Research

Responsibilities and expectations of all participants in the conduct of clinical trials, including investigators, monitors, sponsors and REBs.