Animal Care Committee

Animal Use Protocol Instructions and Policy Statement

The Brandon University Animal Care Committee (BUACC) follows the guidelines of the Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC), which require that all projects, including inter-institutional projects, whether of a demonstrational, teaching or research nature that involves animals have prior approval of the BUACC before being implemented.

For questions related to the BU animal care program, please contact the Chair of BUACC, Dr. Christophe LeMoine, at For questions regarding the application process or using the forms, please contact the Administrative Officer to the Vice-President (Academic & Provost) and Research Ethics Officer, Mrs. Shannon Downey at

Submit an electronic copy of the completed application, including appropriate schedules where applicable, to by the protocol deadline indicated below.

Application Deadline Meeting Date
Wednesday, January 6, 2021
January 27, 2021
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
February 24, 2021
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
March 31, 2021
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
April 28, 2021
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
May 26, 2021
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
June 30, 2021
Monday, August 9, 2021
August 25, 2021
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
September 29, 2021
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
October 27, 2021
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
December 1, 2021

No meeting in the months of July or November.