Myths & Realities on Animal Use for Scientific Purposes in Canada


July 17, 2014

The final review of the draft CCAC guidelines on: training of personnel involved in the use of animals in science has been posted for review. We invite you to send your comments by July 21, 2014.

June 25, 2014

The CCAC was thrilled to host InterNICHE at our 2014 National Workshop on June 13 in Ottawa. Throughout the day, InterNICHE showcased a hands-on multimedia exhibit on alternatives for teaching and training and led a breakout session, exploring various alternatives. Take a look at some of the software, models, mannequins, and simulators that were at the exhibit. For more information visit their website.

June 23, 2014

The CCAC Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Louise Desjardins as Executive Director effective June 23, 2014.

February 24, 2014

We are pleased to provide you with the latest updates on our transition process. Click here to learn more about the status of our progress, the upcoming changes to our Assessment and Certification Program as well as our new office location.

February 20, 2014

The CCAC Webinar on AUDF Instructions is now available. Access the recording to gain useful tips and information on how to submit animal use data.

News Archive


Genome Canada
Genomics: The Power and the Promise
November 24-26, 2014
Ottawa, ON

CALAS 54th Annual Symposium
One World One Vision
May 30-June 2, 2015
Montréal, QC


The Canadian Physiological Society
Physiology without borders
August 2-6, 2014
Iguassu Falls, Brazil

9th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences
Humane Science in the 21st Century
August 24-28, 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

AALAS 2014 National Meeting
October 19-23, 2014
San Antonio, TX