Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC)
Meet annually to carry out the functions of the SSC
Contribute to the development and maintenance of a Canadian species candidate list within the taxonomic group
Review and evaluate status reports for completeness, accuracy and reliability and add information when required
Evaluate information obtained from range jurisdictions and other sources
Recommend status assessments through discussion at SSC meetings based on COSEWIC's assessment criteria.