Vision, Mission & Priorities

Our vision

The Canadian Veterinary Medical Association is the voice of the Canadian veterinary profession in promoting animal welfare and One Health, to ensure optimal care for animals, people and the environment.

Our Mission

The CVMA is the national and international voice for Canada’s veterinarians, providing leadership and advocacy for veterinary medicine.

Our Priorities

Three strategic priorities underpin the work accomplished by the CVMA:

  • Leadership on national veterinary issues
  • Animal welfare advocacy
  • A successful career, a balanced life