Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

International Mandate

RAIC seeks to assist Canadian architects beyond our borders and inform them of international developments of importance to their professional lives.

RAIC's international strategy is:

  • to monitor and influence trade issues affecting the architectural profession;
  • facilitate the negotiation of mutual recognition agreements;
  • identify and disseminate international opportunities;
  • market Canadian architectural expertise and services abroad.

Union Internationale des Architectes (UIA)

RAIC is the member section for the architectural profession in Canada to the Union Internationale des Architectes (UIA). RAIC has four votes at the UIA General Meeting. All RAIC members automatically become UIA members.