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Annual Membership

CAREB-ACCER members are part of a collaborative environment that is unique in supporting Canadian REBs and aiding them to fulfill their mandate. In the ever-changing research environment, CAREB-ACCER provides a critical interface between REBs, research stakeholders and regulatory bodies, supporting and providing REB professionals with up-to-date information on proposed changes in the field and facilitating their ability to adapt and manage the impact of evolution on operational practices.

To be eligible for CAREB-ACCER membership, you must be interested in furthering the Associations' purpose and be at least one of the following:

  • a member of an REB
  • engaged in research ethics administration, practice or research  
  • engaged in the ethical conduct of human participant research.

Membership provides you with exclusive benefits, including:

  • Discounted member-pricing for the CAREB-ACCER National Conference and Annual General Meeting
  • Access to CAREB-ACCER discussion forums
  • Access to the CAREB-ACCER online newsletter
  • Access to the ‘members only’ section of the CAREB-ACCER website (including continuing educational opportunities and resources for members)



To join or renew a membership, please read the following

payment information carefully before clicking "Add to cart."


Payment Options:

The annual membership fee is $125 CAD.  This fee is for individual membership.

Credit Card payments:

If you pay online at the time of registration, you will receive an e-mail confirmation and  your application will automatically be sent to CAREB-ACCER.  You will not need to do anything further; your membership will be active immediately.

Payment via cheque:

If you do not pay online, then you will receive a copy of your completed membership form by e-mail as confirmation.

PLEASE NOTE: Your membership will NOT be activated until CAREB-ACCER receives your cheque.  

Please make your cheque payable to Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards (CAREB)

Print out your completed membership form and send it along with your cheque to the following address:


c/o Brenda Gagné, Treasurer
Mount Saint Vincent University
Office Locator: Evar. #223A
166 Bedford Highway
Halifax NS  B3M 2J6

Important Notes.  

  • Membership is valid for one person, for one calendar year (January to December inclusive) and is not transferable.
  • Membership will not be pro-rated.
  • Membership fees are not refundable once processed.

If you do not receive your email confirmation within 24 hours, or have difficulty using this online webform, please contact [email protected]

Newly purchased memberships will expire on: 
Dec 31, 2019