Become a Member
Join a Global Community, Be a Member of the CIC
Why Become an Individual Member?
Become a CIC member and join a diverse and influential network of individuals and organizations who take a proactive interest in global affairs and value opportunities to share, debate and develop ideas on critical international issues. Our members come from a diverse range of backgrounds, including the worlds of politics, business, media, academia and NGOs. Contributions from our members — through their subscriptions and participation in debate with speakers — play an integral role in sustaining the independence of the CIC.
Individual Membership Benefits
As a member of the CIC, you will enjoy a number of benefits, including:
Becoming part of a wide network of Canadians that take a proactive interest in global affairs located in 15 branches across the country.
You will be helping to spearhead innovative, policy-driven research, support promising Canadian analysts and academics, raise citizen awareness of critical global issues, and nurture Canada’s most promising future foreign policy leaders.
The CIC Newsletter
A subscription to CIC’s member newsletter highlighting the latest news, events and articles of interest.
The International Journal
Free online access (a minimum $90 value) and discounted print rates to International Journal, Canada’s pre-eminent academic journal on international relations.
Opportunities to take part in over 100 CIC events and events with partner organizations every year featuring world class speakers.
Special Event Access
Opportunities to attend CIC and CIC partner events often with reduced entry fees.
Through a series of ever-growing partnerships with select publications, services and retailers, CIC members receive exclusive discounts:
- Exclusive Globe and Mail subscription rates: 1) Home Delivery + Full Digital Access for $7.87/week for the first 24 weeks or 2) 59% off Digital Only Access at $2.49/week for the first 12 weeks;
- 5% off Via Rail Canada fares;
- 20% off an iPolitics annual subscription;
- 10% discount for adult courses & certification through Alliance Francaise – Canada’s largest french language school.
How to Join
Want to join the CIC, but not located near a CIC branch?
In joining the CIC, you have the option of affiliating with one of our 15 local branches through a Regular Membership or joining as a National Member.
If there are no CIC branches in close proximity to you, a National Membership is an ideal option.
While National Members do not receive free or discounted access to special events at an affiliated branch, they have all the benefits of CIC membership and receive a 10% discount on their membership fee. To join the “National Office” as your branch affiliation when prompted in the membership form below.
Purchase or Renew Your Membership