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Health Research Collaboration (Links)

*Please note that any of the following linked sites are for directory purposes only and do not, in any way, imply endorsement of any of the sites, their views or policies, or the accuracy of the information that they contain.

Health Research

Canadian Health Services Research Foundation

CHSRF works to bridge the gap between research and healthcare management and policy.

Canadian Institute for Health Information

This site provides access to health information, reports and statistics relevant to Canadians.

Canadian Institute for Health Research

CIHR is the major federal agency responsible for funding health research in Canada.

Health Canada

This is a valuable site to find out about the health of Canadians.

Lakehead University

Lakehead University, in Thunder Bay, provides an extensive range of learning choices and alternatives.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

NSERC is the national instrument for making strategic investments in Canada's capability in science and technology.

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Link to relevant health information for people living in Ontario.

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation

This organization works to prevent injury and improve the lives of individuals with acquired brain or spinal cord injury.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

SSHRC is the federal agency that promotes and supports university-based research and training in the humanities and social sciences.

Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada produces statistics that help Canadians understand their country.


Wesway provides respite services to families in Thunder Bay.


Canadian Institute of Health Information

Navigate through this website for more information about the role and impact of the CIHI in health care and health care agencies across Canada


See this page for more detailed information about the development of the RAI-MH and similar instruments used in other sectors of healthcare.

Ontario Mental Health Reporting System (OMHRS)

This page provides information about OMHRS and its implementation and use in the province of Ontario.


CIHR Best Practices for Protecting Privacy in Health Research (2005)

One of the key ethical challenges for the health research community is to appropriately protect the privacy of those individuals whose information is used for research purposes. This document, prepared by CIHR, provides a reference to best practices for privacy in health research.

CIHR Guidelines for Health Research Involving Indigenous People

This document provides guidance for researchers and institutions to engage in ethical and culturally competent research involving Indigenous people.

Good Clinical Practice: Consolidated Guideline (GCP) for Pharmaceutical Guidelines (ICH) Harmonized Tripartite Guidelines: General Guidelines for Clinical Trials

This document outlines the international standards to conduct clinical trial research within Canada. These standards are upheld for research ethics review within SJCG.

Health Canada: Food and Drug Regulations: Part C: DRUGS (Division 5)

This section of the Health Canada Food & Drug Act outlines the policies and procedures to conduct research in Canada. The Research Ethics Board incorporates these guidelines to ensure client and staff safety.

Panel on Research Ethics (PRE)

This Canadian organization is tasked with the responsible for overseeing the interpretation and revisions of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans.

Personal Health Information Privacy Act, 2000 (PHIPA)

This is provincial legislation provides rules for the collecting, using, retaining, disclosing and disposing of personal health information. Research ethics review takes this act into consideration during review of research proposed within SJCG.

Quality of Care Information Protection Act, 2004 (QCIPA)

This provincial legislation ensures the quality of care for the province of Ontario. Research ethics review takes this act into consideration during review of research proposed within SJCG.

Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans

This document is the Canadian national standards for research involving human subjects in research.

US Food and Drug Administration

US Food and Drug Act regulations are consulted by the Research Ethics Board at SJCG if the research project is international in nature.


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