The following requires ethics review and approval by a Research Ethics Board (REB) in accordance with the Tri-Council Policy Statement before the research is started:

  • living human participants;
  • human biological materials, as well as human embryos, fetuses, fetal tissue, reproductive materials and stem cells. This applies to materials derived from living and deceased individual;
  • secondary use of data, health information, or biological materials.”

Questions? Contact the Research Ethics Office at 306-966-2975 or