WHO WE ARE
CLAA pursues the development of a relationship between Canada and Latin America that is based on principles of democracy, self-determination and the defense of human rights through public engagement, education and lobbying, CLAA works to ensure that Canada has a positive effect on democracy in the hemisphere and that Canadians work with groups and individuals who share the goal and dream of a progressive and democratic Latin America.
To communicate with and distribute pro-democracy and progressive information to the Canadian public, civil society and decision-makers, in order to educate on issues that affect the development of the region.
To work with members of the Latin American diaspora in Canada, as well as allies, around issues of democracy and human rights.
To engage different levels of government, for the purpose of pursuing a Canadian foreign policy and trade that is congruent with the development of progressive and democratic politics in Latin America.