Canada ranks 4th globally in the number of clinical trial sites. Given Canada's advantages, pharmaceutical companies and health & research institutions continue to make significant investments in Canadian clinical research.
See the listing of the COVID-19-related clinical trials currently listed on US-based clinicaltrials.gov.
LifeSciences BC's 2020 report presents an overview of the life sciences sector and its ecosystem in British Columbia, including clinical trials.
REACH BC is a provincial online platform that connects British Columbians with health research opportunities, including to active clinical trials.
World-class clinical trial investigators and globally certified coordinators who conduct over 1300 trials every year.
Provincial QMS and risk management programs support continuous quality improvement, promote regulatory compliance and foster a quality culture.
Clinical research hubs within each health region or research institute provide clinical trial infrastructure and support at the local level. They are connected and coordinated across the province.
CLINICAL TRIAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.
Provincial CTMS infrastructure allows sites to manage complex studies effectively, support Multi-Regional Clinical Trials (MRCTs) and house electronic essential documents (TMF/ISF) for regulatory compliance.
BC is the most ethnically diverse province in Canada, represented by substantial South Asian, East Asian, European and Indigenous communities.
More than 100 clinical trial sites across the province in hospital, outpatient and community settings.
Our vision is to create a robust, self-sustaining health research community on and around Vancouver Island, playing an essential role in the delivery of health services, and improving health status and care for the populations we serve.
Healthier lives through discovery
Fostering a culture of curiosity in a climate of spirited scientific inquiry
Pursuing real life health solutions.
British-Columbia-Based Clinical Trials in the News
- New Canada-wide research to study mix-and-matching COVID-19 vaccines (UBC Medicine)
- People with ALS will benefit from research, clinical trials (BC Government)