The CMF is committed to conducting its activities with integrity and in accordance with the highest ethical standards. The Board of Directors of the CMF has fiduciary responsibility over the corporation. It ensures that all activities conducted by the corporation are in full compliance with the terms of the corporation’s contribution agreement with the Department of Canadian Heritage and all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. The Board conducts business through regular meetings of the full Board, the Audit Committee, and the Governance and HR Committee.
The Board consists of seven directors, who are nominated by two member organizations: the Canadian Coalition for Cultural Expression (CCCE), representing Canada’s cable and satellite distributors, which elects five directors, and the Government of Canada, through the Department of Canadian Heritage, which elects two. The Chair is elected by the Board and is also a director.