Clinical trials are an key part of the research process. If you’re thinking about participation in a clinical trial, CAPA encourages you to read up on clinical trials and make a decision that is right for you. Below are some resources to help get you started where CAPA has been involved.

An English and French website that is like a ‘clinical trials 101’, including a glossary and frequently asked questions sections. The website is hosted by the Network of Networks, a not for profit Canadian membership-based organization that seeks to help its members improve their capability and capacity for clinical trials.

These are webpages that answer questions about clinical trials based on where you are in terms of your decision about participation. They are hosted by Clinical Trials Ontario (and applicable to clinical trials in Canada, not just Ontario), a not for profit organization dedicated to improving the environment in Ontario for clinical trials.

Clinical trials finder (

Outil de recherche d’essais cliniques (

This clinical trial finder provides a simple search feature to help you find clinical trial based on your condition, location, your demographics and the clinical trial study phase.

L’outil de recherche d’essais cliniques est un outil créé pour vous aider à trouver un essai clinique. Les informations proviennent d’une base de données sur les essais cliniques* utilisée par les cliniciens, les chercheurs et les entreprises du monde entier pour informer le public au sujet des essais cliniques.