What is the intent of this overview?
To provide details about the Animal Ethics & Compliance Unit (AECU) at the University of Toronto (U of T) including information and resources regarding requirements for the use of animals in research and teaching.
Who is this for?
Anyone at U of T conducting research or teaching involving animals.
Why are there ethics requirements?
The use of animals for research or teaching at U of T is subject to ethical and legal requirements under the Animals for Research Act and the Canadian Council on Animal Care. These regulations ensure proper care and welfare of all animals used in research or teaching.