Research, practice and education directs the CPA’s mandate. In support of science, the CPA participates in various advocacy activities, liaises with the granting councils, seeks to develop various tools to foster research networks and collaboration among the membership, provides research and conference support funding, chairs or is a member of research-based alliances, and promotes psychological science and its impact on society.

For information about the CPA’s science activities, please contact Dr. Lisa Votta-Bleeker, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Science Director, CPA, via email ( or by phone (613-237-2144, ext. 322 or toll-free: 1-888-472-0657 ext. 322), or see the Scientific Affairs Committee page.

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Early Bird Registration is Now Open for CPA2023: 84th Annual National Convention

CPA2023 will take place from June 23-25, 2023, at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto, ON. Pre-convention workshops to take place on June 22nd. This is an event not to be missed!  Early bird registration deadline is April 26th.  CPA Members and Student Affiliates who identify as Indigenous can obtain a registration fee waiver.