The Animal Care Committee (ACC) is a constituted committee of the Senate Graduate and Research Council, and reports directly to the Vice-President, Research and International.

In accordance with national, provincial, and institutional guidelines and regulations, the ACC operates to:

  • fulfil the University’s responsibilities for the use of live, non-human vertebrate animals (hereafter referred to as animals) in research and teaching,
  • ensure the quality and operation of the animal housing facilities.

The jurisdiction of the ACC extends to all teaching and research activities involving animals conducted on or off-campus by faculty, students, and staff.

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