Current Mandates

Each of the following Mandates is led by a Mandate Committee, Chaired by one or two of MCAN's Board Members, and comprising of various other members of our organization and community. Additional information for programs, initiatives, and other relevant information for each Mandate and it's Committee's work can be find by clicking on the headings below.

To improve infant feeding support for families by lobbying for Alberta Health Services to adopt the Baby-Friendly Initiative and to fund human donor milk

To improve mental health support in all aspects and stages of maternity care

To increase maternity care services to under-served populations and rural areas

To support women in their ability to freely choose where, how and with whom they birth by supporting healthcare-provider funding that follows the consumer, not the caregiver