Membership Categories

CNS memberships operate on a calendar year format - Join or renew after September 1, 2022 and your membership will run until December 31, 2023!

Active Membership:

Any individual who is a graduate of a post-secondary institution with a degree in a nutrition-related discipline and is employed in nutrition or a related field in government, health care, research or education may join CNS as an Active member.

$168 + applicable tax join below


Associate Membership:

Any individual who is a member of a provincially regulated health care profession and is not actively engaged in nutrition in his/her employment may join CNS as an Associate member.

$168 + applicable tax join below


Emeritus Membership:*

Any individual that has been an Active/Associate CNS member in good standing for at least 5 years, is over the age of 65, and has retired from professional life in a remunerative capacity may join CNS as an Emeritus member. Emeritus members will receive the same benefits as Active/Associate CNS member.

$70 + applicable tax join below

* If you are a current CNS member who is eligible to renew as an Emeritus member, please identify yourself to info@cns-scn.ca for further direction. 

Early Career Membership:**

Early Career members share the same rights and privileges as Active Member, but pay a lower fee to allow them to transition from student to active member status without financial hardship.

Early Career I:  Any individual within five years of receiving a doctorate degree or young professional who has completed a nutrition or related degree within the past five years is eligible to apply to be a ECI member.

$90 + applicable tax join below

Early Career II:  Any individual within six to ten years of receiving a doctorate degree or young professional who has completed a nutrition or related degree within the past six to ten years is eligible to apply to be a ECII member.

$130 + applicable tax join below

** If you are registering as a CNS Early Career member, please identify your program or academic advisor or one CNS member who will support your membership. Please scan and email a copy of proof of graduation to the CNS office at info@cns-scn.ca.


Student Membership (Graduate level):***

Any individual who is enrolled in and carrying at least a fifty percent (50%) course load for a graduate or post-graduate program of nutritionally oriented study may join CNS as a Student member***.

$48 + applicable tax join below

*** If you are registering as a CNS Student member, please arrange for student status confirmation from a program or academic advisor via email at info@cns-scn.ca.


Student Membership (Undergraduate level):****

Any individual who a full-time student in an undergraduate program at an accredited Canadian institution is eligible to apply. Proof of status is required***.

$24 + applicable tax join below

**** All eligible CNS Student (Undergraduate level) members must be endorsed/sponsored by an existing CNS Active member (including joint ASN, ESPEN, ASPEN) in good standing. This affirmation can be sent by email to info@cns-scn.ca or formal letter from the CNS member.


Joint CNS / ASN Active Membership:

Joint CNS/ASN (American Society of Nutrition) membership is offered to CNS members within the Active category. Joint members will receive benefits from both CNS and ASN (CLICK HERE for information on ASN benefits.)

$315 (CDN) + applicable tax join below


Joint CNS / ASN Early Career Membership:**

Joint members will receive benefits from both CNS and ASN (CLICK HERE for information on ASN benefits.)

Joint CNS/ASN Early Career I:  Any individual within five years of receiving a doctorate or young professional who has completed a nutrition or related degree within the past five years is eligible to apply to be a CNS/ASN Early Career I member.

$150 (CDN) + applicable tax join below

Joint CNS/ASN Early Career II:  Any individual within six to ten years of receiving a doctorate degree or young professional who has completed a nutrition or related degree within the past six to ten years is eligible to apply to be a  CNS/ASN Early Career II member.

$265 (CDN) + applicable tax join below

** If you are registering as a CNS Early Career member, please identify your program or academic advisor or one CNS member who will support your membership. Please scan and email a copy of proof of graduation to the CNS office at info@cns-scn.ca.


Joint CNS / ASN Student Membership:***

Any individual who is a candidate for an undergraduate, graduate or medical degree at an accredited institution is eligible to apply.

Joint members will receive benefits from both CNS and ASN (CLICK HERE for information on ASN benefits.)

$90 (CDN) + applicable tax join below

Student Membership: Any individual who is enrolled in, and carrying at least a fifty percent (50%) course load for an under–graduate, graduate or post-graduate program of nutritionally-oriented study may join CNS as a Student member.

*** If you are registering as a CNS Student member, please arrange for student status confirmation from a program or academic advisor via email at info@cns-scn.ca


Joint CNS / ESPEN Active Membership:

CNS members can now purchase joint CNS/ESPEN (European Society for Clinical Nutrition & Metabolism) memberships within the Active membership categories. Joining ESPEN via CNS results in a savings of approximately $40 CDN compared to the cost of joining ESPEN directly. 

Joint members will receive all member benefits from both CNS and ESPEN (CLICK HERE  for information on ESPEN benefits.)

$348 (CDN) + applicable tax join below


Joint CNS / ASN / ESPEN Active Membership:

A joint CNS / ASN  / ESPEN membership is now being offered to CNS members within the Active membership category. 

Joint members will receive all member benefits from both CNS and ESPEN (CLICK HERE for information on ASN member benefits; CLICK HERE  for information on ESPEN benefits.)

$498 (CDN) + applicable tax join below


Joint CNS / ASPEN Active Membership:

CNS members can now purchase joint CNS/ASPEN (American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition) memberships within the Active membership category. 

Joint members will receive all member benefits from both CNS and ASPEN (CLICK HERE  for information on ASPEN benefits.)

$328 (CDN) + applicable tax join below


Joint CNS / ASN / ASPEN Active Membership:

CNS members can now purchase joint CNS/ASN/ASPEN memberships within the Active membership category. 

Joint members will receive all member benefits from CNS, ASN (CLICK HERE for information on ASN benefits) and ASPEN (CLICK HERE  for information on ASPEN benefits.)

$468 (CDN) + applicable tax join below


Joint CNS / ASN / ESPEN / ASPEN Active Membership:

CNS members can now purchase joint CNS/ASN/ESPEN/ASPEN memberships within the Active membership category. 

Joint members will receive all member benefits from CNS, ASN (CLICK HERE for information on ASN benefits), ESPEN (CLICK HERE  for information on ESPEN benefits) and ASPEN (CLICK HERE for information on ASPEN benefits.)

$658 (CDN) + applicable tax join below


Joint CNS / ASPEN Physician Membership:

CNS members can now purchase joint CNS/ASPEN memberships within the Physician membership category. 

Joint members will receive all member benefits from both CNS and ASPEN (CLICK HERE  for information on ASPEN benefits.)

$373 (CDN) + applicable tax join below


Joint CNS / ASPEN Early Career Membership:**

Any individual within five years of receiving a doctorate or young professional who has completed a nutrition or related degree within the past five years is eligible to apply.

Joint members will receive benefits from both CNS and ASPEN (CLICK HERE for information on ASPEN benefits.)

$180 (CDN) + applicable tax join below

** If you are registering as a CNS Early Career member, please identify your program or academic advisor or one CNS member who will support your membership. Please scan and email a copy of proof of graduation to the CNS office at info@cns-scn.ca.


Joint CNS / ASN / ASPEN Early Career Membership:**

Any individual within five years of receiving a doctorate or young professional who has completed a nutrition or related degree within the past five years is eligible to apply .

Joint members will receive benefits from CNS, ASN (CLICK HERE for information on ASN benefits) and ASPEN (CLICK HERE for information on ASPEN benefits.)

$270 (CDN) + applicable tax join below

** If you are registering as a CNS Early Career member, please identify your program or academic advisor or one CNS member who will support your membership. Please scan and email a copy of proof of graduation to the CNS office at info@cns-scn.ca.


Joint CNS / ASPEN Student Membership:***

Any individual who is a candidate for an undergraduate, graduate or medical degree at an accredited institution is eligible to apply.

Joint members will receive benefits from both CNS and ASPEN (CLICK HERE for information on ASPEN benefits.)

$96 (CDN) + applicable tax join below

Student Membership: Any individual who is enrolled in, and carrying at least a fifty percent (50%) course load for an under–graduate, graduate or post-graduate program of nutritionally-oriented study may join CNS as a Student member.

*** If you are registering as a CNS Student member, please arrange for student status confirmation from a program or academic advisor via email at info@cns-scn.ca.


Joint CNS / ASN / ASPEN Student Membership:***

Any individual who is a candidate for an undergraduate, graduate or medical degree at an accredited institution is eligible to apply.

Joint members will receive benefits from CNS, ASN (CLICK HERE For information on ASN benefits) and ASPEN (CLICK HERE for information on ASPEN benefits.)

$144 (CDN) + applicable tax join below

Student Membership: Any individual who is enrolled in, and carrying at least a fifty percent (50%) course load for an under–graduate, graduate or post-graduate program of nutritionally-oriented study may join CNS as a Student member.

*** If you are registering as a CNS Student member, please arrange for student status confirmation from a program or academic advisor via email at info@cns-scn.ca.

 


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