New Agreement in Effect for Research Ethics Boards in Saskatchewan
The Research Ethics Boards of the Saskatchewan Health Authority, the University of Saskatchewan (Biomedical and Behavioral Ethics Boards) and the University of Regina are pleased to announce that the Research Ethics Boards (REB) in the province of Saskatchewan have moved to a policy of full reciprocity. This means that if your application has been approved by the REB of the University of Saskatchewan, University of Regina, or the Saskatchewan Health Authority, that approval will be accepted by both of those other two institutions without the need for additional REB review, provided the protocol is identical in its content and activities.
There are criteria for determining which REB is the one that you must seek approval from (it is not necessarily your home institution). Before you begin preparing your REB application, please check in with the staff at your local REB office for guidance.