Council of Ministers of Education, Canada
  • Education

Organization Profile

The Council of Ministers of Education, Canada, is an intergovernmental body founded in 1967 by ministers of education to serve as:

• a forum to discuss policy issues;
• a mechanism through which to undertake activities, projects, and initiatives in areas of mutual interest;
• a means by which to consult and cooperate with national education organizations and the federal government; and
• an instrument to represent the education interests of the provinces and territories internationally.

CMEC provides leadership in education at the pan-Canadian and international levels and contributes to the exercise of the exclusive jurisdiction of provinces and territories over education.

Contact Information

Colin Bailey
Director, Communications
Tel: 416-962-8100, ext. 259
Tel: Cell: 416-938-1911
Twitter: @CCMEC