The Canadian centre concentrates its action towards the enhancement of scientific and technical research related to the following topics: trans-american migrations, multiculturalism, interculturalism, cultural diversity, legal pluralism, the struggle against discrimination, minority rights, social inclusion, etc. Those themes are not exclusive but they outline the framework in which the Canadian centre seek to bring its main contribution until August 2017.
The Canadian centre is currently hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Center for International Studies and Research (CERIUM) of the University of Montreal (UdeM). Tania Saba, local contact responsible for the Canadian centre, holds the Dean office at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. The launch officially took place on October, 8 & 9, 2015, during the first international conference organized by the centre ("Canada-Quebec-Caribbean: Trans-American connexions").