August 22, 2014
The CCAC congratulates Dr. Patricia Turner for receiving the 2014 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association’s (CVMA) Humane Award.
July 29, 2014
Congratulations to CCAC’s previous Executive Director, Dr. Norman Willis, on his appointment to the Order of Canada on June 30th, 2014.
July 28, 2014
In memory of Alexander Livingston, B.Sc, B.Vet.Med., Ph.D., FRCVS, Dip. ECVPT (1940-2014).
The CCAC was deeply saddened to learn of Dr. Livingston’s passing this past June. Dr. Livingston served as member of CCAC council from 2002-2008 and as Chair from 2006-2007.
Members of the CCAC wish to extend their sympathy to Dr. Livingston’s family.
July 17, 2014
The final review of the draft CCAC guidelines on: training of personnel involved in the use of animals in science has been posted for review. We invite you to send your comments by July 21, 2014.
June 25, 2014
The CCAC was thrilled to host InterNICHE at our 2014 National Workshop on June 13 in Ottawa. Throughout the day, InterNICHE showcased a hands-on multimedia exhibit on alternatives for teaching and training and led a breakout session, exploring various alternatives. Take a look at some of the software, models, mannequins, and simulators that were at the exhibit. For more information visit their website.
June 23, 2014
The CCAC Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Louise Desjardins as Executive Director effective June 23, 2014.