• To offer the Secular Institutes of Canada a place to exchange, share experiences, listen and do common research so that they may realize their specific mission.
• To make known the existence of secular institutes.
• To serve as liaison with the Canadian Episcopate and other Church authorities
• To promote the implementation of common projects.
On occasion, the CCSI organises congresses or days of renewal and it also holds annual general assemblies.
Furthermore, the Conference delegates members to ensure its presence in the midst of various organizations such as
Vocational ministry at the national level,
The Organisation Communications and Society (OSC) and
The annual forum with the Conference of Catholic Bishops of Canada (CCCB)