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Canada Research Continuity Emergency Fund (CRCEF) - Requirements





An overview of the program’s objectives and a link to the program’s web page.


Described in the text that appears on the web


A comprehensive list of affiliated health research institutions receiving funding, if applicable.


Not relevant


A detailed overview of the method of distribution to their affiliated health research institutions in each stage of the program.


Not relevant


The contact information of the senior-level individual who is responsible for ensuring the program’s requirements are followed.


Jean-Marc Barrette, Vice-Rector, Academic and Research


A group of individuals (not a sole individual) normally part of the recipient’s and affiliate’s governance structure must be responsible for making decisions on how the funds will be used.


Described in the text that appears on the web


The group must have some representation from individuals from equity-seeking groups, for example, women, racialized minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities and persons from LGBTQ2+ communities.


Described in the text that appears on the web


The group members will have received unconscious bias training, such as the agencies’ online training module.


Described in the text that appears on the web


The group will develop a strategy for equity, diversity and inclusion decision-making for the use of the funds, including a statement that communicates the recipient’s and affiliates’ commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in managing CRCEF funds. This strategy should:


The University Planning Committee, under the leadership of the Rector, will be responsible for developing an equity, diversity and inclusion action plan, which must be approved by the University Senate.


-address how to limit the negative impact of unconscious bias and systemic barriers for both wage support and maintenance/ramp-up costs, including in cases where the need exceeds the funds provided;


To be done


-document safeguards to ensure that decisions are not negatively affected by a researcher’s inability to work during the pandemic due to child/family care or increased risk related to exposure to COVID-19; and


To be done


-address how to ensure that the decision-making values research that is non-traditional or unconventional, based in Indigenous ways of knowing, outside the mainstream of the discipline, or focused on issues of gender, race or minority status.


To be done