The CEC has been federally incorporated as a National Sport Organization (NSO) and recognized by the IFSC with a mandate to regulate and promote the development of competition climbing in Canada as well as sanction competitions. In addition, the CEC provides assistance to athletes, coaches, and event organizers at the national level.
Sport Canada requires that the members of the CEC (as the NSO) be the Provincial or Territorial Sport Organizations (PSO or TSO) and through them the individual athletes, officials and other partners.
The voting members of the CEC are;
Climbing Escalade Canada is a member of the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC), the IFSC Pan American Council, and the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC). CEC is partly funded by the Sport Canada.