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.

Application Deadline Meeting Date
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
 January 29, 2020
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
February 26, 2020
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
March 25, 2020
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
April 29, 2020
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
May 27, 2020
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
June 24, 2020
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
August 26, 2020
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
September 30, 2020
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
October 28, 2020
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
December 2, 2020

No meeting in the months of July or November.