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TCPS 2 - Proposed Changes for Public Comment


September 12, 2013 - January 15, 2014

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 Humans (TCPS 2). This consultation is in keeping with the Panel’s mandate to ensure that TCPS 2 continues to evolve.

New Consultation Materials (December 2013)

 Proposed Revision to Article 3.7 (PDF, 132Ko)

Webinar Proposed Changes to TCPS 2 for Public Consultation (December 5, 2013)

Consultation Documents

Proposed Changes to TCPS 2
(PDF, 154KB)

Incorporation of CIHR Updated Guidelines for Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Research (PDF, 554.9 KB)

Companion Documents

Highlights of Changes (PDF, 60KB)

Tables of Concordance (PDF, 37.6KB)

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.