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. Tammy McKenzie 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.

Protocol Deadline Meeting Date
Friday, January 12, 2018
January 31, 2018
Friday, February 9, 2018
February 28, 2018
Friday, March 9, 2018
March 28, 2018
Friday, April 6, 2018 April 25, 2018
Friday, May 11, 2018 May 30, 2018
Friday, June 8, 2018 June 27, 2018
Friday, August 10, 2018 August 29, 2018
Friday, September 7, 2018 September 26, 2018
Friday, October 5, 2018 October 24, 2018
Friday, November 16, 2018 December 5, 2018

*Note:  there will be no meeting during the month of July or November.