Veritas IRB

Ethics Review Services in Canada

Established in 1996, Veritas IRB is one of the most experienced and respected research ethics boards in Canada, and we are the only central IRB to offer services to clients, sites and participants in English and French, Canada's two official languages.

With its membership composed of Canadian national experts, Veritas IRB has long been the research ethics board of choice for Canadian governmental departments, academic hospitals, regional hospitals, private research centers and non-governmental agencies conducting human research.

Veritas IRB is constituted and operated according to the following Canadian and international regulations and guidelines.

  • Division 5 of Part C of the Food and Drug Regulations of Health Canada
  • Part 4 of the Natural Health Products Regulations of Health Canada
  • Good Clinical Practice Consolidated Guideline as adopted by ICH and Health Canada
  • Tri-Council Policy Statement : Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans
  • Le Guide d'éthique de la recherche et d'intégrité scientifique du Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec
  • World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki
  • World Health Organization Operational Guidelines for Ethics Committees that Review Biomedical Research
  • Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences International Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research Involving Human Subjects.
  • US Code of Federal Regulations 21 CFR Parts 50 and 56 and 45 CFR Part 46

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