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Coming Soon:  A new look for the CBS-SCB!


We're excited to share it with you, so please stay tuned for details. The countdown is on!.

Conversations in Canadian Bioethics returns!

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024 - Mardi, 23 avril 2024
13:00 - 14:30 EDT


Register here / s'inscrire ici


La SCB est heureuse de vous inviter au 1er événement de la série de Conversations sur la bioéthique canadienne 2024. Rejoignez-nous pour explorer comment les philosophes et la philosophie contribuent à la bioéthique. Cet événement se déroulera sous forme d'entretien.

CBS is excited to host the 1st event of our 2024 Conversations in Canadian Bioethics Series. Join us as we explore how philosophers and philosophy contribute to bioethics. This event will feature an interview format.


Eric Mathison, PhD, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Toronto - Scarborough


Jennifer Blumenthal-Barby, PhD, Cullen Professor of Medical Ethics, Center Associate Director, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine


• Interprétation en direct / Simultaneous interpretation FR/EN

• Les présentations des panélistes seront suivies d'une période de questions. / Presentations will be followed a moderated Q&A session.

• L'événement sera enregistré et diffusé sur le site web de la SCB. / This event will be recorded and posted on CBS's website.

Un lien Zoom sera envoyé par courriel aux personnes inscrites 24 heures avant l'événement. / A Zoom link will be provided to registrants by e-mail 24 hours before the event.

Spotlight Organization:

Let's meet up this May!

Join us for the return of the CBS-SCB Conference

in partnership with ICCEC

May 29 - 31, 2024 in Montréal

(virtual options also available)

Registration is now open. Early bird pricing until February 15th!

Click here for more information and registration, and we'll see you there!

Interested in becoming a CBS-SCB Board Member? Nominations are now open!

The CBS-SCB Board of Directors is a dynamic team of diverse individuals committed to building the bioethics community in Canada.  Elections for the following positions will be held at the Annual Business Meeting on May 30th, 2024: 

  • Fundraising Officer

  • Communications Officer

  • Deputy Communications Officer

  • Partnerships and Community Relations Officer

  • New Initiatives Officer

For details and the nomination form, just click here.​

Vous souhaitez devenir membre du conseil d'administration de CBS-SCB ? Les nominations sont maintenant ouvertes !

Le conseil d'administration de la CBS-SCB est une équipe dynamique composée d'individus diversifiés qui s'engagent à bâtir la communauté de la bioéthique au Canada.  Les élections pour les postes suivants auront lieu lors de la réunion d'affaires annuelle du 30 mai 2024 : 

  • Responsable de la collecte de fonds

  • Responsable des communications

  • Responsable adjoint des communications

  • Responsable des partenariats et des relations communautaires

  • Responsable des nouvelles initiatives

Pour plus de détails et pour obtenir le formulaire de nomination, cliquez ici.

CBS-SCB Awards: Call for nominations is now open! 

Do you know someone deserving of recognition by the CBS-SCB? Nominations for the Distinguished Service Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award are now being accepted. Presentation(s) will take place at the CBS-SCB Annual Business Meeting in May.

For more information on awards criteria, click here and then follow the links to submit a nomination. Nomination deadline is March 31, 2024.

Calling all CBS-SCB Members: Want to be more involved?

By giving your time to us as a volunteer, you will also benefit yourself and your fellow members by helping to make us better.

We currently have opportunities to work with our Communications team.

If you're interested, please send us an email!

National Health Ethics Week - November 3-9, 2024

Stay tuned for details!

Conversations in Canadian Bioethics - 2022/23 Event Recordings

Missed one of our Conversations in Canadian Bioethics presentations? You'll find recordings of them here.

Jobs in Bioethics

Click here to see job postings in bioethics. If you have a position you would like us to post here for you, drop us a line at

CBS-SCB Student Community


Becoming a student member of the Canadian Bioethics Society-Société canadienne de bioéthique is a great way to meet like-minded people including professionals, academics and students interested in bioethics from a wide range of home disciplines.

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CBS-SCB Supporting OrganizationS

Learn more about our Supporting Organizations here!

Silver Level 

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Department of Bioethics, Dalhousie University

Bronze Level 

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John Dossetor Health Ethics Centre, University of Alberta
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