Strategic Advantages of the Forum

  • Active Liaison & Networking between jurisdictions.
  • Active Liaison & Networking between Ministries of Health and Post Secondary Education.
  • Genuine Collaboration & Sharing.
  • Decisions guided by National Agreements e.g First Ministers Accord.
  • Activities consistent with individual member jurisdictions Priorities & Plans.
  • Forum members represent 1/3 of Canadian population and 2/3 of Canadian land mass which translates into considerable potential influence.
  • Driven by innovation & best practice.
  • Not limited to western & northern collaboration.
  • Open to collaboration with other jurisdictions & organizations. Current collaborations include Health Canada, Ontario Ministry of Health, Atlantic Advisory Committee on HHR, CIHR, CHSRF, UBC, Mount Royal College, College of Midwives of British Columbia, Canadian Midwifery Regulators of Canada (CMRC), etc.
  • The Forum facilitates removal of interjurisdictional barriers to reform.
  • Increases capacity for all members, both large and small.