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Federal

The Biosecurity Program (the Program) is Canada's national authority for the biosafety and biosecurity of human and animal pathogens and toxins. The objective of the Program is to establish and maintain a strong and comprehensive safety and security regime which prevents, detects, and responds to the health risks posed by the use of human pathogens and toxins.

Last Updated: Jul. 8, 2019
Date Published: May 17, 2019
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
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Keywords:  Biosecurity Program, Biosecurity, Audit, Public Health Agency of Canada
Federal

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) conducts biosafety and biosecurity inspections to verify organizations’ compliance with the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act (HPTA), the Human Pathogens and Toxins Regulations (HPTR), and the applicable sections of the Health of Animals Act and Health of Animals Regulations (HAA/HAR).

The inspections allow PHAC to determine if an organization meets the conditions of its
Pathogen and Toxin Licence, as well as to identify deficiencies and provide corrective
measures to prevent serious safety risks.

Last Updated: Nov. 18, 2022
Date Published: Mar. 31, 2022
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
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Keywords:  biosafety and biosecurity, biosafety, biosecurity, inspection, CBS, Centre for Biosecurity, Government Data, Canadian Biosafety Standard
Federal

This guideline describes best practices for conducting a biosecurity risk assessment in an organization where human or animal pathogens, toxins, or other regulated infectious material are handled or stored. The biosecurity risks associated with the handling and storing of pathogens and toxins can be minimized through the application of appropriate mitigation measures identified through the risk assessment process.

Last Updated: Feb. 11, 2019
Date Published: Jul. 1, 2018
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Pathogen and Toxin Licence holders, pathogens, toxic licence, Biological Safety Officers. Biosafety, Personnel in regulated facilities, regulated facilities, biosecurity, Threat environment, biosecuirity
Federal

The Centre for Biosecurity (the Centre) delivers a national Compliance and Enforcement Program under the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act and the Human Pathogens and Toxins Regulations (HPTR), as well as of certain provisions of the Health of Animals Act and associated regulations (HAA/HAR) in order to promote safety and security with respect to human pathogens, terrestrial animal pathogens (excluding pathogens that cause emerging or foreign animal diseases (FAD), and toxins.

Last Updated: Sep. 25, 2020
Date Published: Dec. 1, 2015
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Biosecurity, centre for Biosecurity, Human Pathogens and Toxins Act, Human Pathogens and Toxins Regulations, Health of Animals Act, Canadian Biosafety Standard, CBS
Federal

This report tells the story of how the Centre took action to ensure a successful transition to the new regulatory regime by managing change, promoting compliance among regulated parties, and influencing global biosafety and biosecurity regulatory efforts leading up to and throughout the ensuing year.

Last Updated: Feb. 14, 2019
Date Published: Oct. 23, 2017
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Centre for Biosecurity Annual Report 2016-2017, Centre for Biosecurity Annual Report, biosafety, biosecurity, Centre for Biosecurity
Federal

Canada’s Canadian Biosafety Standard (CBS), 2nd Edition, 2015, is a harmonized national standard for the handling or storing of human and terrestrial animal pathogens and toxins in Canada.

Last Updated: Feb. 11, 2019
Date Published: Mar. 11, 2015
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Human Pathogens and Toxins, biosfaety, biosafety standard, CBS, Animal Pathogens, Toxins, Infectious Material, physical containement, Air Handling
Federal

The biosafety handbook on safe and secure handling of pathogens and toxins in Canada.

Last Updated: Feb. 11, 2019
Date Published: May 26, 2016
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  BIOLOGICAL MATERIAL, CONTAINMENT LEVELS, CONTAINMENT ZONES, RISK FACTORS, RISK GROUPS, RISK ASSESSMENTS, BIOSAFETY PROGRAM MANAGEMENT, BIOSECURITY, MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM
Federal

The Plan for Administrative Oversight submissions are intended to be high level and provide an overview of the mechanisms that are in place in an institution or organization to administratively manage and control biosafety and biosecurity risks.

Last Updated: Feb. 15, 2019
Date Published: Dec. 1, 2015
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Administrative Oversight, Pathogens and Toxins, Biosecurity, centre for Biosecurity, pathogen research
Federal

The information includes statistics on the number of users of the courses provided by the Centre for Biosecurity to promote the importance of biosafety and its application in Canadian facilities.

Last Updated: Feb. 21, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 31, 2019
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
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Keywords:  Online Biosafety Training Resources, Online biosafety and biosecurity courses, PHAC’s e-learning portal
Federal

"In Canada, facilities that handle or store Risk Group 2 (RG2), RG3, and RG4 human pathogens or toxins are regulated by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) under the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act (HPTA) and the Human Pathogens and Toxins Regulations (HPTR). The importation of animal pathogens, infected animals, animal products or by-products (e.g., tissue, serum), or other substances that may carry an animal pathogen or a part of one (e.g., toxin) are regulated by the PHAC or the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) under the Health of Animals Act (HAA) and Health of Animals Regulations (HAR). In Canada, facilities that handle or store Risk Group 2 (RG2), RG3, and RG4 human pathogens or toxins are regulated by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) under the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act (HPTA) and the Human Pathogens and Toxins Regulations (HPTR). The importation of animal pathogens, infected animals, animal products or by-products (e.g., tissue, serum), or other substances that may carry an animal pathogen or a part of one (e.g., toxin) are regulated by the PHAC or the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) under the Health of Animals Act (HAA) and Health of Animals Regulations (HAR).

Last Updated: Feb. 11, 2019
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2018
Organization: Public Health Agency of Canada
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Keywords:  Risk, analysis, assessment, Pathogen, Risk Assessment, guideline, Evidence-based, quantitative, qualitative
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