In Memoriam: Dr. Gilles Demers
It is with profound sadness that the CCAC announces the death of Dr. Gilles Demers. Gilles passed away near Montréal, QC, on August 10, 2016. Gilles had an outstanding career as a veterinarian, and worked for 22 years as an Assessment Director with the CCAC. He retired from the CCAC in 2015.
Your sympathy can be expressed in a donation to the Canadian Diabetes Association. All those wishing to celebrate his life are welcome to join his family for the service on Saturday, September 10, 2016, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., held at Salon funéraire Demers, 651, Laurier Blvd, McMasterville (Québec) J3G 0K5.
August 10, 2016
Help advance high standards for animal ethics and care in Canadian science by providing your comments on the CCAC guidelines on: air quality of laboratory animal facilities by August 31, 2016.
May 30, 2016
The new CCAC policy statement on: pedagogical merit of live animal-based teaching and training outlines the importance of a formal pedagogical merit review process in every CCAC-certified institution conducting animal-based teaching or training.
Congrès de l’Ordre des médecins vétérinaires du Québec
October 20-22, 2016
October 26-29, 2016
AALAS 67th National Meeting
October 30–November 3, 2016
2016 Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference
November 13-16, 2016
Tenth World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences
The 3rs in Action