This category lists only sites for national business organizations and professional associations.
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ACI Central Inc.
A nonprofit organization whose membership is limited to the chief inspectors of Canada's provinces and territories providing and maintaining a publicly accessible online database for Canadian registration numbers known as The Silent Inspector. Features database information and forms.
A resource centre to promote Aboriginal-Canadian businesses and organizations.
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
Canada's think-tank on Asia brings together people and knowledge to provide current information, research and analysis on Asia and Canada's transpacific relations.
Association of Canadian Ergonomists
Information about the Association of Canadian Ergonomists (ACE).
Association of Canadian Financial Officers
Represents financial managers in the public service. Lists association news, membership information, events and photos.
Association of Caregivers & Nanny Agencies Canada
An industry association of employment agencies to foster transparency, good will, and ethical practice.
Association of Independent Consultants
Help people to find specialists, experts, outsourced contractors in many fields.
Association of International Customs and Border Agencies
Industry organization to share education, knowledge and government liaison functions.
Association of Professional Executives of the Public Service of Canada
Association of executives sharing expertise across all branches of the federal government.
Association of Professional Language Interpreters
APLI is an organization for all qualified and trained interpreters in Canada, dedicated to the improvement of the profession. Richmond Hill, Ontario.
Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada
A professional association for interpreters whose working languages include a sign language. Based in Vancouver, BC.
Auditing Association of Canada
AAC is dedicated to advancing environmental, health and safety auditing in Canada. Promotes auditor certification and the application of environmental and health and safety auditing ethics, principles and standards.
A Canadian association of paper, plastic and sanitation distributors. Describes association and its aims, products, services, membership information, related links and contact information.
Building Owners and Managers Association. Includes most major commercial and institutional property owners and managers. Lists mission, board of directors, committees, education, advertising and membership.
Bowling Proprietors Association of Canada
Features news, tournaments and results, programs for all ages, lists of bowling centres, and links to TSN and CBC programs are available from the hosts of the sport of bowling.
Business Council of Canada
A not-for-profit, non-partisan organization composed of the CEOs of Canada's leading businesses. Features economic news, membership information, and media releases.
C.P.C.A. - Canadian Petroleum Contractors Association
Canadian petroleum contractors involved with the installation and maintenance, of storage tank and petroleum delivery systems. Includes an events calendar, discussion boards, training and certification information, and related links.
Canada Chapter of the American Medical Writers Association
Serves medical writers and biomedical communicators of Canada. Includes calendar of events, conferences and seminars, links and resources.
Canada Consulting Engineers
Promotes and safeguards the business and professional interests of the Canadian consulting engineering industry in Canada and abroad. Member companies offer engineering services world wide.
Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance
An alliance of oil sands producers focused on improvement in environmental performance in Canada's oil sands through collaborative action and innovation.
Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance
Association of high technology companies. News, events, contacts and links pages.
Canadian Apparel Federation
The information gateway designers, contractors and manufacturers and retailers wanting to source Canadian-made fashions.
Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance
The national association for Canada’s seafood farmers, representing their interests to regulators, policy makers and political leaders.
Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation
A non-profit organization monitoring standards in environmental testing laboratories. Features information about its programs, services and international activities.
Canadian Association for Translation Studies
Information on purpose, annual congress, translation award, members directory. Newsletter and journal included. Site in English and French.
Canadian Association of Income Trust Investors
To preserve the Canadian income trust market for Canadians saving for retirement or seeking retirement income.
Canadian Association of Management Consultants
Professional association of management consultants. Administers the Code of Professional Conduct and program leading to the internationally recognized Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation.
Canadian Association Of Petroleum Producers
The voice of the petroleum industry. Member companies explore for, develop and produce more than 95 per cent of Canada's natural gas and crude oil.
Canadian Association of Professional Land Administration
Non-profit organization bringing together the different land personnel within the oil and gas industry.
Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers
An association for the sommelier profession, restaurant services, and other sectors of the wine industry.
Canadian Association of Professional Speakers
Organization for experts who speak professionally, CAPS provides resources and education to advance the skills, integrity and value of its members. Provides a directory of its chapters and lists of speaking opportunities.
Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association
Promotes the business of installing and manufacturing fire sprinkler devices and systems.
Canadian Bankers Association - Association des banquiers canadiens
Information about the association, and also some financial advice for young people and small businesses.
Canadian Bookkeepers Association
A non-profit organization for the advancement of bookkeeping professionals. Includes information on the organization, membership instructions, financial articles, and a search feature.
Canadian Business for Social Responsibility
Non-profit membership organization committed to developing, sharing and implementing economic and environmental corporate social responsibility. Includes membership details, event calendar, resources for companies, and definition of corporate social responsibility.
Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation
CCFI gives the fishing, seafood and aquaculture industry access to scientific and technological facilities and expertise of Memorial University to boost the industries productivity and profitability.
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Business association specializing in public policy advocacy on business issues. Describes the organization and its aims with information about policies, memberships and current issues.
Canadian Construction Association
A voice for the national non-residential construction industry.
Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
Canada's leading organization dedicated to promoting the full participation of Aboriginal communities in the Canadian economy.
The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships
Supports the overlap between government and business and provides speakers, conducts research and holds an annual conference. Membership details, speeches, list of members, and information about events are presented.
Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters
Founded to represent the interests of fish harvesters at the national level and to promote professionalization.
Canadian Deals & Coupons Association
Trade association working to eliminate ambiguity and promote effectiveness. Lists purpose, news, ethics, facts, events, members, registration and contact details.
Canadian Electricity Association
Electricity industry news, reports on statistics, specifications, product knowledge guides, conference proceedings, software.
Canadian Federation of Independent Business
Representing the interests of the small business community.
Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)
An organization giving small firms a voice in the public arena through high-profile actions with governments on policies such as taxation, labour laws and public sector spending.
Canadian Franchise Association
The CFA represents over 350 franchise companies and the professionals who support this way of doing business and promotes a strong code of ethics as well as the mandatory use of the CFA disclosure document guide.
Canadian Hardware & Housewares Manufacturers Association
Fosters positive business and social interaction, facilitates the exchange of market information and represents the interests of its members to their customer base and to government. Includes organisation profile and member directory.
Canadian Health Food Association
Non-profit federally chartered trade association. Includes history, membership details, designation definitions, member directory, event calendar, and regulatory information.
Canadian Institute of Entrepreneurship
Distributes material of interest to entrepreneurs across Canada and to other countries.
Canadian Institute of Forestry
A national voice for forestry professionals. Representing members with an interest in the well being of the forest. Local and national meetings, and The Forestry Chronicle, a bimonthly journal. Members advocate responsible forestry practices.
The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating
An association of manufacturers and wholesaler distributors of plumbing and hydronic heating products. Offers news, conferences, membership, trade shows, codes, standards, education and training.
Canadian Insurance Accountants Association
Promotes the study, research and development of financial management and insurance accounting. Offers association information, a mission statement, organizational structure, membership requirements and contacts.
Canadian Jewellers Association
Organization for ethical businesses involved in the sale and service of jewellery, watches and related products. Includes a list of members and consumer information.
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters
Promotes the interests of manufacturing and exporting firms. Formerly the Canadian Manufacturers Association and Canadian Exporters Association. Lists news, policies, members and events calendar.
Canadian Marketing Association
The voice for responsible information-based marketers, describes the association, its aims, member companies, news releases and a code of ethics, among other resources.
Canadian Mineral Analysts
Mining professionals engaged in analytical procedures and methods development. Includes association profile, contacts and membership details, conference calendar and related links.
Canadian Netherlands Business and Professional Association
A networking forum for business people and professionals with Dutch interests to interact, discuss common business issues and promote the economic and social interests of its members.
Canadian Nuclear Association
Founded in 1960, to "promote the orderly and sound development of nuclear energy in Canada and abroad for the purposes other than those related to armament". Site contains information about nuclear power and climate change, as well as links to members and publications.
The Canadian Payroll Association
National association of professionals engaged in payroll processing and management. Features membership information and resources.
Canadian Personal Chef Alliance
Professional support group for personal chefs. Includes mission statement, chef resources, news items, and membership directory.
Canadian Personal Chef Association
Provides information, professional standards, training, support and networking for personal chefs across Canada.
Canadian Plywood Association
Represents manufacturers of plywood, veneer and composite products in Canada. Member mills, news, literature, services, and contact details.
Canadian Postmasters and Assistants Association
Represents all Canada Post employees who work in rural post offices. News, collective agreement, and information about union representatives. (Bilingual)
Canadian Produce Marketing Association CPMA/ACDFL
Profile, contacts, resources, services and other information describing the association whose members market fresh fruits and vegetables, or involved in distributing domestically grown and imported produce.
Canadian Professional Sales Association
CPSA offers a network to learn, share and contribute to the understanding of best practices and emerging trends in marketing and sales.
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA)
Dedicated to advancing the art, the science and the business of landscape architecture. Includes profile, membership categories, events, and directory of members.
Canadian Society of Professional Event Planners
CanSPEP, a network of meeting, conference, event and incentive partners. Profile, programs and events, membership, resources, newsletter and contact information.
Canadian Solar Industries Association
Solar manufacturers, installers, resellers, and consultants. Profile, including membership, activities information and newsletter articles.
Canadian Standards Association, CSA
Deals with standards development and their application through product certification, management systems registration, and information products.
Canadian Swedish Business Association
A non-profit organization designed to promote business between the two countries. Offers list of events, information about internships, directory of members, newsletter, links and contact details.
Canadian Vintners Association
An advocate working cooperatively with governments and other stakeholders to find solutions that benefit both society and the entire Canadian wine industry.
Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association
Advocacy on behalf of the wireless communications industry in Canada. Offers industry guide, advocacy, media, events, health and safety, publications, careers and consumer information.
Canadian Wood Pallets and Containers Association
Dedicated to promoting the welfare of the national wooden pallet and container manufacturing industry. Provides classifieds, links and news.
Cement Association of Canada
Includes background information, facts about cement and concrete, directory of members and partners, support, resources, and contact details. [information in English and French]
Chartered Professional Accountants Canada
News, events and members area for CPA in Canada.
Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada
An organization devoted to providing co-operative housing information specifically to Canadians.
The Conference Board of Canada
Nonprofit, independent applied research organization helping its members anticipate and respond to the changing global economy. Includes list of knowledge areas, membership details, and information about products and services.
Credit Institute of Canada
Provides education and training to individuals in the field of Credit and Financial Management and acts as a professional association on behalf of their members.
Represents plant science companies that make plant biotechnology, pesticides and herbicides for agriculture and urban use.
Dancewear Association of Canada
Links and contacts for (member) dancewear retailers and manufacturers in Canada. Allows search for a store with the map and also permits online membership in the Association.
Electro-Federation Canada (EFC)
Industry association represents member companies that manufacture, distribute and service electrical, electronics, and telecommunications products. [English/French]
The Fur Council of Canada
A national, non-profit federation representing people working in every sector of the national fur trade. Provides profile, events and links. [English and French]
Dedicated to growing the Canadian economy one young entrepreneur at a time. Formerly the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF).
German-Canadian Business and Professional Assocation
German-Canadian business and academic professionals, consultants and entrepreneurs for the cultivation of friendship and cooperation.
Graphic Designers of Canada
A member-based graphic design organization of design professionals, educators and students. Local and national designer directory, plus news and membership information.
A not-for-profit, industry-led association that develops, promotes and maintains global standards for the identification of goods, services, locations and related e-commerce communication.
Indigenous Bar Association
Organization of Native lawyers in Canada.
Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC)
Information and resources for the Canadian information technology industry of over 1,300 firms operating in all sectors of computing and telecommunications industries.
Institute of Communication Agencies
Includes list of members, membership information, an agency search, career and educational material, and links.
Insurance Institute Canada
The professional education arm of the general insurance industry in Canada.
Investment Funds Institute of Canada
National trade association for the mutual fund industry. Key part of mandate is to educate investors and potential investors about mutual funds and mutual fund investing.
Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada
National self-regulatory organization and trade association of the securities industry.
Lean Construction Institute of Canada
For all organizations or individuals who have an interest in improvement in the planning, design and construction industry through the adoption of lean principles.
Mechanical Contractors of Canada
Serves the needs of mechanical contractors of all sizes engaged in such disciplines as plumbing, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, controls systems, medical gases, welding, and fire suppression, primarily within the industrial, commercial, institutional and service sectors.
Mining Association of Canada
Promote, through the collective action of members, the growth and development of Canada's mining and mineral-processing industry, for the benefit of all Canadians. Includes information center, and news and events.
National Lumber Grades Authority (NLGA)
Organization responsible for writing, interpreting, and maintaining Canadian lumber grading rules and standards. Lists membership, related organizations, publications and contact details.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
NSERC supports both basic university research through research grants and project research through partnerships of universities with industry, as well as the advanced training of highly qualified people in both areas.
Pension Investment Association of Canada (PIAC)
Promotes financial security of pension fund beneficiaries. Information includes a constitution statement, memberships and member organizations, standards, financial information and recent submissions to governments.
Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada
Members are contractors that build pipelines. Association performs member services, safety training, and lobbying services.
Plant Engineering & Maintenance Association of Canada
PEMAC - providing specialized training and certification, undertaking research, providing forums for the exchange of information. Acting as a public voice for its members and the profession.
Pool and Hot Tub Council of Canada
An association of builders, retailers, manufacturers, and service companies. Includes history, institute staff and board members, consumer information about pools and hot tubs, and membership directory.
Promotional Products Association of Canada. Offers membership to suppliers and distributors.
Professional Organizers of Canada
Offers a supportive environment and network for professional organizers to help share ideas, encourage referrals, and increase public awareness of the field in Canada.
Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada
Serves the mineral exploration and development industry. Includes history of the organization, board of directors, strategic plan, membership, publications, programs, and convention news.
Retail Council of Canada
Serves, promotes, and represents the diverse needs of Canada's retailers and retailing sector. Information about services, education opportunities, activities, membership and member benefits.
Sun Safety at Work Canada
Resources for workplace sun safety. To manage risks from solar ultraviolet radiation exposure and heat stress for outdoor workers.
Organization which facilitates networking of people in the technology community. Includes event calendar, list of members, business directory, and founder profiles.
Treasury Management Association of Canada
Promotes "cooperation within the financial sector", developing and sharing treasury expertise. Holds seminars, conferences. Career opportunities, publications, and membership are also discussed.
Underwriters Laboratories of Canada
An independent, not-for-profit product safety testing and certification organisation. Information on locations, job opportunities and contact details.
Wood Energy Technical Training
Canadian site listing of current wood energy certified installers and agencies associated with solid fuel appliances.
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