1. National Council on Ethics in Human Research (NCEHR)
      Provides leadership in advancing the knowledge and practice of the ethical conduct of research involving humans through advice, guidance and education to stakeholders

    2. Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards (CAREB)
      A grassroots national membership organization intended to represent the interests of all Canadian research ethics boards (REBs) and reflect REB perspectives and concerns

    3. Interagency Panel on Research Ethics (PRE)
      Promotes high ethical standards of conduct in research involving humans through the development, evolution, interpretation and implementation of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS)

    4. Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
      Canada's major health funding agency that is committed to promoting health research that meets the highest standards of excellence and ethics

    5. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
      Helps make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians by supporting basic university research, project research and advanced training of highly qualified people

    6. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
      A federal agency that promotes and supports university-based research and training in the humanities and social sciences through grants and fellowship programs that allow researchers to explore, invent and develop deep expertise in a wide variety of disciplines, and target research to specific social needs

    7. Health Products and Food Branch (HPFB) - Health Canada
      Takes an integrated approach to managing the health-related risks and benefits of health products and food (home of the Therapeutic Products, Biologics and Genetic Therapies, and Natural Health Products Directorates)

    8. Therapeutic Products Directorate (TPD) - Health Canada
      Regulates pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices for human use

    9. Biologics and Genetic Therapies Directorate (BGTD) - Health Canada
      Regulates biological drugs (products derived from living sources) and radiopharmaceuticals for human use

    10. Natural and Non-Prescription Health Products Directorate (NHPD) - Health Canada
      Regulates natural health products for human use

    11. Network of Networks (N2)
      A national initiative that brings together multiple existing disease networks, several academic institutions and other stakeholders willing to join forces to enhance Canada's research capability and capacity

    12. Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN)
      A dynamic consortium of the University of Toronto and its affiliated academic hospitals to serve as a leader in Canadian health care by developing collaborative initiatives that optimize, advance and sustain a shared academic mission of high quality patient care delivery, education, knowledge transfer and research innovation