It provides services in advocacy, communications and support for Canadian opera creation. Built around the strategic directions established by the Board and members, these programs seek to ensure that the interests of the Canadian opera sector are advanced to the fullest extent possible.
Together Opera.ca and OPERA America keep members abreast of issues relating to artistic quality and creativity, education and audience development, community service, leadership and governance, resource development, promising partnership opportunities, international trends in opera production and new technologies. Experts from within and outside the field are regularly convened to conduct research and collect and disseminate information to members and the field's stakeholders. The annual opera conference is the largest regular gathering of opera professionals in the world.