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Submission & Meeting Dates

REB Meeting Dates and Deadlines

A research ethics applications must be submitted to the eREB one week before the submission deadline. The BRI Operations Office will forward your application to the REB one week after the BRI Submission Deadline. 

All amendments, renewals, and reporting of unanticipated problems/ protocol deviations to previous REB-approved applications must be submitted to the Research Ethics Office, using the eREB, for review and approval. 

Deadlines for submissions to REB full board review are strictly observed. Please review the following information to ensure your application is submitted properly and on time.

2021 Ethics Submission Deadlines and REB Meeting Dates


BRI Submission Deadline REB Notification Ethics Review Meeting Meeting Location Meeting Time 
December 10, 2020December 21, 2020January 12, 2021Virtual1:00-3:00 pm
January 15, 2021January 25, 2021February 09, 2021Virtual1:00-3:00 pm
February 12, 2021February 22, 2021March 09, 2021Virtual1:00-3:00 pm
March 12, 2021March 22, 2021April 13, 2021Virtual1:00- 3:00 pm
April 09, 2021April 19, 2021May 04, 2021Virtual1:00-3:00 pm
May 07, 2021May 17, 2021June 08, 2021Virtual1:00 - 3:00 pm
June 04, 2021June 14, 2021July 13, 2021Virtual1:00 - 3:00 pm 
July 06, 2021July 19, 2021August 10, 2021Virtual1:00- 3:00 pm
August 13, 2021August 23, 2021September 14, 2021Virtual1:00 - 3:00 pm 
September 17, 2021September 27, 2021October 12, 2021Virtual1:00 - 3:00 pm
October 15, 2021October 25, 2021November 09, 2021Virtual1:00 - 3:00 pm 
November 12, 2021November 22, 2021December 14, 2021Virtual 1:00 - 3:00 pm
December 13, 2021December 20, 2021January 11, 2022Virtual1:00 - 3:00 pm
January 14, 2022January 24, 2022February 08, 2022Virtual1:00 - 3:00 pm


Deadlines for Full Board Review

Submissions must be received by midnight on the day of the deadline listed in the table below in order to be considered for review at the corresponding REB meeting date. Any applications received after the deadline will be deferred to the next meeting date. The REB usually meets on the second Tuesday of the month.

Deadlines for minimal risk review - If your study qualifies for delegated review, you may submit your application anytime.

Notification of Approval

The Local Principal Investigator and the primary contact person will be sent a hard copy of the REB approval letter or notice.