Mission, Visions & Core Values


To publish exemplary works of scholarship, and to disseminate knowledge widely for the benefit of society.



To be a premier publisher of scholarly work in North America, serving the Canadian and international academic communities with leading authors and customer-focused employees.



As the underlying set of core beliefs, our core values help to define our organization, guide our behaviour, underpin operational activity, and shape the strategies we pursue in the face of various challenges and opportunities.

Four primary core values govern our actions and decisions in ensuring the effectiveness of our mission: Respect, Innovation, Accountability, and Customer Focus. These are the guiding principles by which we operate our organization and treat our co-workers, customers, clients, and the community: