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 Vision & Mission

Our Vision
Shape the investment profession to best serve Canadian society.

Our Mission Statement
Lead the investment profession in Canada by advancing the highest professional standards, integrity, and ethics for the ultimate benefit of Canadian society.
Organization Overview
CFA Societies Canada is a collaboration of our 12 Canadian member societies. CFA Societies Canada aspires to lead the investment management profession in Canada by raising ethical and professional standards, promoting fair markets, protecting investors, and increasing brand awareness. We represent CFA charterholders, the 12 societies, and the members of those societies in Canada to policy makers, media, and the public.
CFA Societies Canada focuses on three primary objectives:
1)    Advocacy:
•    Proactively identify, respond to, and offer solutions to relevant advocacy matters for Canadian stakeholders.
•    Be a trusted source of expertise to regulators, policy makers, and the public.
2)    Collaboration:
•    Identify, develop, and execute national initiatives that represent a shared vision among Canadian societies.
3)    Communication:
•    Effectively engage stakeholders.
In addition to leading Canadian advocacy efforts, CFA Societies Canada manages national projects for the 12 societies including brand awareness programs, compensation surveys, and university student competitions. We will be responsive to the needs and concerns of our member societies, and strive to support local society leaders in their outreach to employers and media. We will also partner with other organizations on policy positions and projects, as appropriate, in support of our mission.
CFA Societies Canada is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors representing the 12 societies. We are funded via CFA Institute, and dues from the 12 Canadian member societies based on their membership.
CFA Societies Canada employs a full-time staff of three and relies on volunteers from across Canada to guide our organization and to support our ongoing activities, projects, and advocacy work.

CFA Societies Canada By-Laws (February 25, 2021)​​​