Mission Statement of the CSFS

mission

The mission of the Canadian Society of Forensic Science is to promote the study, raise the standards and enhance the stature of forensic science as a distinct discipline, and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, for this purpose:

  • to see, receive, marshall, assess, record, report and disseminate information emanating from forensic and associated studies;
  • to conduct or assist in the conduct of research into forensic matters, techniques, procedures and practices and to establish or assist in the establishment of facilities therefore;
  • to promote and encourage the discussion at public level or otherwise of forensic intelligence;
  • to sponsor or publish a journal, periodicals and other literature from time to time pertaining to forensic science;
  • to provide assistance, financial or otherwise, for programmes of lay or professional education in forensic science and associated studies;
  • to establish, underwrite, sponsor, support or assist in the establishment, sponsorship or support, under appropriate auspices and affiliation, of scholarships, fellowships and chairs in forensic science and associated studies;
  • to solicit, receive and administer money by government grants, gifts, bequests and donations of property, real and personal.
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