Mission – Vision – Values
Who We Are
Canada Africa Network (CAN) is an international company, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. We are one of the leading gateways for doing business in Africa – a trade network of like-minded organizations, working together to connect Canadian and African businesses. We believe in the transformation of a country that is willing to revitalize its economy through education and partnership. If this is what you believe too, then this is your network.
To be the voice of effective communication for bridge builders to connect businesses together and invigorate strong global economic partnerships between Canada, Global, and Africa through trade, industrial transformation and by the revitalization of the economy through education, market research, industrial relocation to Africa, market development, market intelligence, and market solutions. To invest in sustainable energy, infrastructure, and human capital development to close the industrial gap in Africa — Together we CAN! make a difference.
To collaborate with our global partners on infrastructure transformation to industrialize Africa and to increase production, amplify exports, promote tourism, and generate millions of jobs elevating economic development, Supply Chain Network, and growth.
- Accountability, Diligence, Perseverance, Respect, Loyalty, Action, and Discipline.
- Integrity, Professionalism, and Trust.
- Excellence, Passion, Hard Work, and Achievement.
- Effective Communication, Authenticity, Dedication, Intelligence, and Innovation.
- Human Connectivity, Diversity, Ambition, Compassion, Synergy, and Resilience.
- Civility, Gender Equality, Youth Development, Teamwork, Justice, and Fairness.
A Message From The CEO
In the spirit of conviction and optimism, I say our future is brighter than yesterday as long as we work together as a team. This is the value that Canada Africa Network was founded. I want to listen to your input, work with you as a partner on your business, and make an impact for your investments to succeed. I know that it is businesses like yours that create the job opportunities that allow those who struggle to finally make a living and bring peace to their homes. I welcome you to this network with an open heart, assure you that my commitment to working with you, your organization will never falter no matter the challenges you may face. It does not matter if the difficulties are cultural, demographic, geographic, or communications-based because I know with a little focus and determination, no obstacle is insurmountable. My parents taught me to be respectful of those who have come before me and to reach out and help those who are struggling. We are on this journey together despite the challenges business brings, I encourage you to stay the course. Communicate, reach out to the experts. Make changes when necessary, and as long as you believe in yourself, I trust that we can build a most prosperous future together and help others along the way.