Research Ethics Board (REB)

Mackenzie Health has retained Southlake Regional Health Centre (SRHC) to act as the Research Ethics Board (REB) of Record for Mackenzie Health within its jurisdiction in respect to research involving humans.

The SRHC Research Ethics Board is organized and operates in accordance with the Tri-Council Policy Statement on Ethical Conduct of Research Involving Humans (TCPS2 2014); Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) 191.1-2013; Clinical Trials Ontario (CTO) REB Qualification Standards, the International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH) Good Clinical Practice Guidelines (GCP); Part C, Division 5 of the Food and Drug Regulations of Canada; Part 4 of the Natural Health Product Regulations; Medical Devices Regulations, and the provisions within the Ontario Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) and all other applicable laws and regulations. The SRHC REB is registered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office for Human Research Protection (OHRP).

Mackenzie Health researchers may refer to the Southlake hospital website to access a full description of the SRHC REB reporting requirements, forms, policies and procedures at 

Inquiries may be directed to the REB Administrator, Sharon Villani, at 905-895-4521 ext. 6638 or via email at