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Consultation

TCPS 2 (2014) - Proposed Revisions for Public Consultation

October 14, 2016 - January 31, 2017 (CLOSED)

The Panel on Research Ethics is seeking public comment on proposed revisions to the 2nd edition of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving HumansTCPS 2 (2014). This consultation is in keeping with the Panel’s mandate to ensure that the TCPS continues to evolve.

Consultation Documents

Proposed Revision - Main Text
(PDF, 154KB)

Proposed Revision - Chapter 11
(PDF, 242KB)

Companion Document

Highlights of Changes
(PDF, 60KB)


Comment Submissions

Please include your name and the following demographics with your submission to inform us about the reach of the consultation:

  1. Province or territory
  2. Affiliation: university, hospital, college, community organization, other
  3. Capacity in which you are submitting the comments: REB member, researcher, student, administration, research participant, representative of a group or organization
  4. Your main discipline: Behavioural Sciences, Biomedical, Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Interdisciplinary, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, other

Following the Panel on Research Ethics’ transparent and inclusive processes of public engagement, all comments received (including identifiable information) will be posted to the Panel’s website after the closing of the comment period. If you do not wish to have your comments posted, please indicate that clearly at the beginning of your submission.

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