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Doctor Ronald Charbonneau

The Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Ronald Charbonneau is this year’s winner of the Harry C. Rowsell Award for Outstanding Service…

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The Requirement for submitting an animal protocol: Addendum to the CCAC policy statement on terms of reference for animal care committees has been updated.

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NORECOPA, in collaboration with a team of international lab animal specialists, has developed and tested a Refinement Wiki.

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The Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC) is forming a subcommittee of volunteer experts to develop new species-specific guidelines on hamsters, gerbils, and guinea pigs.

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In light of the unprecedented global situation regarding COVID-19, the CCAC has made the difficult decision to cancel the upcoming CCAC National Workshop 2020 in Toronto, ON.

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The CCAC policy: Pedagogical merit of live animal-based teaching and training (2016) requires institutions to develop two pedagogical merit review forms.

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This year’s workshop takes place on Friday, June 5 and Saturday, June 6, 2020 at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Toronto, ON.

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The CCAC works with certified institutions to ensure that they have a crisis management plan in place for their animal ethics and care program, including animal facilities.