Funding for this research was provided by:
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Saskatchewan Government Insurance
Ontario Ministry of Transportation
Received: 15 June 2020
Accepted: 28 June 2020
First Online: 6 July 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This research protocol is approved by the University of British Columbia Clinical Research Ethics Board (Vancouver, BC - primary study site). The study has also been approved at the research ethics boards at all participating study sites:Island Health REB (Victoria BC), Fraser Health Authority REB (New Westminster BC) and Interior Health Authority (Kelowna BC) (Note that there is a harmonized ethics review process for the BC sites); University of Calgary (Calgary AL); Alberta University (Edmonton AL); University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon SK); University of Regina (Regina SK); University of Toronto (Toronto ON); Ottawa Health Science Network (Ottawa ON); Laval, Quebec (harmonized review for Quebec City QC and Montreal QC); Nova Scotia health Authority REB, (Halifax NS); Horizon Health Research Ethics Board (St John NB); Memorial University (St John’s NF).Waiver of informed consent is approved by all research ethics boards. Ethics approvals are renewed annually and will be kept up to date throughout the duration of the study.
: Not Applicable.