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:
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: