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Enriching the quality of life of individuals with autism and their families across BC

Vision, Mission & Values

Our vision is for every individual with autism to be understood, accepted and supported in all community spaces.


To provide programs for individuals with autism and their families, while promoting acceptance and inclusion through community engagement and training initiatives across BC and beyond


For every individual with autism to be understood, accepted and supported in all community spaces.


In fulfilling our mission and pursuing our vision, we are guided by the following values:

  • Family
    We value a sense of belonging where all families are welcome and appreciated and support one another through shared experience.
  • Commitment to Excellence
    We endeavor to exceed expectations in all that we do.
  • Innovation
    We believe in continuous improvement and are open to ideas that challenge the status quo and drive innovation.
  • Collaboration
    We believe that success is achieved through shared knowledge, strong partnerships and collective capacity.
  • Leadership
    We embrace our role as a leader and strive to inspire, teach, and motivate others to be inclusive and accepting.
  • Accessibility
    We are committed to a barrier-free and inclusive environment.
  • “I CAN” Attitude
    We believe in every individual’s ability and encourage the development of self-confidence, self-esteem and a sense of purpose in play, work and life.

Canucks Autism Network is committed to accessibility and maintaining an inclusive environment which is free from discrimination and harassment on prohibited grounds, including race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, political opinion, creed, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital/family status, language or any other discrimination or harassment prohibited by applicable law.

Canucks Autism Network Strategic Plan 2016-2021