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Public Comments on the Revised Draft 2nd Edition of the TCPS (December 2009)

In December 2009, the Interagency Advisory Panel on Research Ethics released a revised version of the draft 2nd edition of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS) to the public for comment. Chapter 9, “Research Involving Aboriginal Peoples in Canada,” was released in November 2009, in advance of the rest of the Policy, in light of the substantial changes made to this chapter and in response to requests made by a number of individuals and groups in the Aboriginal community and the research community at large.

Written comments were accepted until March 1, 2010, the majority of which are presented below.  As promised in the invitation, all comments on the revised draft 2nd edition of the TCPS have been posted unless the contributor has indicated otherwise.  Comments are posted in the language in which they were received.

The Panel is preparing a final draft based on these comments and in April 2010, the Panel expects to submit a final revision to CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC for their consideration and decision/approval.

Aboriginal Health Research Networks Secretariat IK/TM Working Group (95)
Anisnawbe Kekendazone – CIET Ottawa NEAHR (69)
Anisnawbe Kekendazone – CIET Ottawa NEAHR (line specific) (69)
Arctic Health Research Network-Yukon (AHRN YT) (122)
Artist-Researchers` Response (Concordia University et al.) (112)
Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (109)
Associate VP Research McMaster University (98)
Associated Human Reproduction Canada (129)
Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (84)
Association pour la recherche au collégial (72)
Bannister, Kelly (108)
Baylis, Françoise (1) (13)
Baylis, Françoise (2) (36)
Baylis, Françoise (3) (45)
Baylis, Françoise (4) (55)
Bellegarde, Sandra (128)
Bellegarde, Sandra (track changes) (128)
Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Genetic Counselors (115)
Braid, Arthur (15)
Brock University REB (50)
Campbell, Lori (54)
Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) (104)
Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (English version) (57)
Canadian Forum on Civil Justice (131)
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (119)
Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Gender and Health (IGH) (42)
Canadian Political Science Association (47)
Carr, Shirlanne (33)
CÉR du Centre de Santé et de Services Sociaux (CSSS) Cavendish (133)
CÉR Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (44)
CHU Sainte-Justine, CÉR (56)
Comité de liaison en éthique de la recherche de l’Université de Montréal (CLÉRUM) (53)
Comité institutionnel d’éthique de la recherche Université du Québec à Montréal (111)
Concordia University, Office of Research (132)
Conestoga College REB ITAL (143)
Cook, Doris (120)
Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay (CBHSSJB) (68)
Dalhousie Combined SSH & HS REBs (30)
Dalhousie Research Ethics Appeal Board (29)
Damaris, Rose (34)
Downie, Jocelyn (114)
Drolet, Marie-Josée (17)
Étudiants de la faculté de droit de l’université d’Ottawa (121)
Feldman, Maurice (23)
Férédation Canadienne des sciences humaines (version française) (57)
Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec (FRSQ) (139)
Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture (FQRSC) (91)
Griener, Glenn (126)
Hache, Arlene (4)
Health Canada REB (136)
Howard-Hassmann, Rhoda (19)
Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (59)
Johnson, Syd (46)
King’s University College RERC (135)
Kosseim, Willison, El Eman (77)
Krahn, Tim (28)
Lafrance, Michelle (40)
Lakehead University (73)
Lamothe, Rene (2)
Lasso, Andrea (70)
Laudy, Danielle (7)
Leslie, Josh and Leahy, Aaron (123)
Lévesque, Bédard, Knoppers, Abdul, Rahman (EN) (32)
Lévesque, Bédard, Knoppers, Abdul, Rahman (FR) (32)
Lippman, Abby (43)
Lowman, John and Palys, Ted (63)
McCue, Harvey (1)
McDonald, Michael (39)
McGill Clinical Trials Research Group (87)
McGill, Advisory Council on Human Research Ethics (61)
McKenney, John (85)
McMaster University REB (107)
Memorial University of Newfoundland (99)
Miller, JR (35)
National Placebo Working Committee (124)
Noble, Brian (118)
NSERC, Corporate Secretary (142)
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (130)
Ontario Council on University Research (OCUR) (116)
Ontario College of Art and Design (OCUR) (144)
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (48)
Outram, Simon and Munsterhjelm, Mark (88)
Parent, Marie-Elise (11)
Pierce, Robin (41)
Piron, Florence (127)
Poitras, Yvonne (83)
Public Health Agency of Canada (140)
Queen’s University, General Research Ethics Board (GREB) (67)
Queen’s University, Office of Vice-Principal (Research) (103)
REB Mental Health Centre Penetanguishene (21)
Remis, Robert (10)
Research Ethics Policy Advisory Committee (REPAC) U of Toronto (105)
Ringuet, Jean-Noël (62)
Rolleston, Francis (66)
Ruus, Laine (102)
Ryerson University REB (134)
Saginur, Raphael (31)
Scantlebury, Kathy (26)
Schmaltz, Rodney (58)
Schrag, Zachary (20)
Schweitzer, Irwin (8)
Shapiro, Stan (86)
Simmons, Hunt, Mather, Meadows (78)
Society for Academic Freedom and Scholarship (60)
SSHRC, ad hoc Committee of Research Ethics (82)
St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton REB (94)
Strandlund, Nicole (90)
Tester, Frank (6)
Toronto Academic Health Sciences Network (TAHSN) Research Ethics Committee (89)
University of Alberta (93)
University of British Columbia Clinical REB (25)
University of British Columbia Researchers & Behavioural REB (37)
University of Guelph  Faculty Association (18)
University of Victoria REB (117)
University of Waterloo Clinical Research Ethics Committee (100)
University of Waterloo Human Research Ethics Committee and Depart of Psychology (92)
UWO Office of Vice-President Research (Research International Relations) (110)
van den Hoonaard, Will C. (16)
Vanderwel, Marianne (65)
Widdowson, Frances (24)
Williams, John R. (14)
Willier, Richard (5)
Yellowhorn, Caroline (3)
York University REB (79)
Zeller Thomas, Christa (80)