The Langara Research Ethics Board (LREB) holds scheduled meetings on the last Friday of every other month.  

The meeting dates are generally the last Friday in: January, March, May, July, September, November.


LREB Meeting Dates and Application Deadlines for the 2022 to 2023 Academic Year

LREB Meeting Date (2022 - 2023)

Application Deadline

Oct 7

Sept 23

Nov 25

Nov 11

Jan 27

Jan 23

Mar 31

Mar 17

May 26

May 12


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 June15 (for the fall term) and November 15 (for the spring term).  



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.