The CNMN will represent new music on several levels:

  • work with the Canada Council for the Arts — Music Section and Heritage Canada to find the necessary resources so that musical creation is given its appropriate place in Canadian society
  • work with the media to create a better understanding of the value of creative music in Canada
  • work with elected officials in order to highlight the success of new music in Canada
  • work with other arts organisations in promoting art, and in fighting for better resources for the arts, in Canada