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Definition: A system of principles guiding morality and acceptable conduct.

A list of ethics commissioners and codes of conduct from federal, provincial and some international jurisdictions.

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The Canadian Bioethics Society was founded in 1988 by the amalgamation of the Canadian Society of Bioethics and the Canadian Society for Medical Bioethics.The Canadian Bioethics Society seeks to: 1) bring together persons and organizations concerned and involved in bioethics; 2) forge links between them, and provide a forum for the exchange of views and ideas; 3) assist in solving the problems of daily practice, and; 4) develop long term solutions to broader social questions. The Society strives to blend theory and practice, and to unite in a common cause professions, disciplines and individuals.  

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Document from the House of Commons. (PDF - 34 pages)

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The Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner provides advice and guidance to individuals on how specific provisions of the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons and the Conflict of Interest Act apply to them. The Office is also responsible for receiving the confidential reports of assets, liabilities and activities from Members of the House of Commons and Public Office Holders, and maintaining public registries for publicly declarable information under the Act and the Code. The Commissioner may also conduct investigations and make reports on allegations that either the Code or the Act have been breached.

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The University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics (JCB) is a partnership between the University of Toronto and affiliated healthcare organizations. The JCB,  a network of over 180 multidisciplinary professionals, studies important ethical, health-related topics through research and clinical activities. Our mission is to provide leadership in bioethics research, education, practice and public engagement.

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