Vision and Mission

CTF/SC Vision Statement

The Canadian Trails Federation is a united voice for trails throughout Canada which will link communities and meet the needs of diverse cultures and trail users for their outdoor recreation and healthy living.

CTF/SC Mission Statement

The Canadian Trails Federation will:

Promote the recreational use of trails for healthy living and the enjoyment of:

  • Canada’s unique landscapes,
  • Create the conditions which will lead to the development of sustainable trails,
  • Facilitate the sharing of information and resources,
  • Promote the responsible use of trails.

What the Canadian Trails Federation does

The Canadian Trails Federation-Sentiers Canadiens represents the interests of provincial and territorial trail organizations across Canada.

At its bi-monthly directors’ conference call meetings and in its annual general meetings, which are held in different provinces each year, the CTF sets out to do the following:

  • Share information on trail issues,
  • Provide leadership and coordination for trail issues at the national level,
  • Help to build consensus within trails.

Canadian Trails By-Laws

Towards A National Trails Policy Framework