This page has a list of Acts and Regulations for the Management of Research Projects that can affect Human, Animal and Environmental Health

Canadian Biosafety Standards – Risk Groups and Containment Levels
Guidelines for Researchers on Compliance Regulations for Experimental Plants with Novel Traits (PNTs) in Canada

Please Note:

  • The list is not all encompassing. It provides researchers with examples of the types of agencies that may need to be consulted prior to the start of any research project.
  • It is the researcher’s responsibility to identify, disclose, and ultimately comply with all applicable acts, regulations, and guidelines.



Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
Transport Canada
Environment Canada
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)