The Langara Research Ethics Board (LREB) holds scheduled meetings on the last Friday of every other month: January, March, May, July, September, and November. 


LREB Meeting Dates and Application Deadlines for the 2024/25 Academic Year

LREB Meeting Date (2024 - 2025)

Application Deadline

January 26, 2024

January 12

March 22, 2024*

March 8

May 31, 2024

May 17

July 26, 2024

July 12

September 27, 2024

September 13

November 29, 2024

November 15

January 31, 2025

January 17


IMPORTANT NOTE:  Applications for ethics review should be emailed to the LREB Chair ( at least two weeks (14 days) before a meeting date. Exceptions to this are ethics applications for course-based research for which the deadlines are June 15 (for the fall term) and November 15 (for the spring term).  

*March 2024 meeting date adjusted due to College closure for Good Friday.



Recording of Minutes:

The LREB Administrator or designate will take minutes of each meeting.  Minutes will be written in sufficient detail to show the following:

  • Record of attendance of LREB members, ad hoc reviewers, guests or observers;
  • Declarations of conflicts of interest and recusals, if any;
  • Actions taken by the LREB on each agenda item requiring full LREB action, including, the basis for requiring changes in or for disapproving the research;
  • Summary of the discussion of issues and resolution;
  • Results of votes including the names of those members of the LREB voting for, against and abstaining.
    • Minutes will not include reviewer comments provided electronically that were not discussed at the meeting. The complete set of comments/issues for all studies are produced in a separate document. 


Minutes will be distributed electronically prior to the next LREB meeting for review and approval.

Corrections requested by the LREB will be noted in the minutes of the next meeting and the minutes with corrections (if any) will be approved. The LREB administrator will amend the prior meeting minutes in accordance with the approval.

The approved minutes and the meeting agenda are retained on file in the Office of the President.