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As a non-profit, the Board of Directors has a duty and fiduciary responsibility under law to make decisions in the best interest of the Corporation, and a duty to supervise the management of the activities of CCMTA. Responsibility and accountability rests with the Board.

Being a not-for-profit organization, and accountable to others in not mutually exclusive. Accountability in this context is not straightforward or singular. To guide the Board in making decisions in the best interests of the Corporation, the Board has confirmed the following accountabilities:

  • To the Council of Deputy Ministers and Ministers Responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety for providing advice and making recommendations on matters relating to transportation and highway safety.
  • To the Provincial, Territorial and Federal governments for promoting a better understanding and cooperation in all matters related to transportation and highway safety among those governments, and other organizations where there exists a mutual interest.
  • To its members (which is explicitly government) for complying with its by-laws and applicable legislation to achieve its mission and vision.
  • To its stakeholders and associates for maintaining an ongoing dialogue and consultation to ensure CCMTA is responsive and informative.

We've been active for 75 years, as such, CCMTA has the breadth, depth and reach into the areas of efficient movement of people and goods and in the area of saving lives on Canada's roads, while respecting jurisdictional autonomy to implement as appropriate.

The deregulation of transportation and the need for uniformity due to increasing movement and traffic led to the development of the National Safety Code (NSC) in 1987. CCMTA was incorporated at that time to support the development, maintenance and consultation with industry as it relates the management of the NSC as per delegation by its Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Ministers Responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety.

At its core, CCMTA provides:

  • Increased efficiencies for drivers and vehicles through reciprocity and harmonization
  • Oversight, maintenance and support of the National Safety Code
  • Forum for provinces, territories and the federal government to discuss emerging road safety challenges
  • Access to timely data, information and research