The mission of the B.C. & Yukon Community Newspapers Association is to:
- Promote the welfare of the community newspaper industry and the interests of the press
- Promote and cultivate co-operation, understanding, a spirit of fraternal regard and friendly relations among its members
- Improve standards in the practice of the profession of journalism, and to promote a high standard of conduct and professional ethics in the business of newspaper publishing
- Promote and foster programs and services to the common good of its members
- Facilitate the sharing of ideas and experience between members.