Why Become a Member?

Membership in the Baking Association of Canada is open to all Canadian bakers, large and small, who are currently conducting (or planning) business in the Canadian marketplace, as well as affiliate suppliers of goods and services and individual tradespeople

  • Advocate & Champion Bakery Industry Competitiveness
  • Discounted access to the Bakery Showcase & Chapter Events
  • Expert assistance and latest resources support your business
  • Invest in Talent Attraction & Development
  • Savings with insurance and group RRSPs

Pay online via Credit Card or choose “Bill Me” option to be invoiced.

Membership renewals are sent yearly. 

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Membership Benefits Package

Fidelity: Exclusive Payment Processing Rates

The Technical and Nutritional Policy committee

America’s Baker Association: Education & Training Opportunities

BBGA Free one-year membership to the Bread Bakers guild of America

GroupHEALTH AdvantagePLUS Employee Benefit Plan

Member Categories

Member Fees


Companies (with a single corporate ownership or acting as a franchisor) with multiple store locations operating under the same name or banner.

Retail Bakers:

Independently owned companies whose primary business is the production and sale of their own baked foods directly to the consumer through their own retail outlet(s). BAC offers a special introductory rate for first time retail baker members.

In-Store Bakers:

Individual and independently owned grocery stores which have an established bakery department but the sale of bakery foods is not their primary business.

Industrial Bakers:

Bakeries whose primary business is the production and sale of baked foods to retail outlets/food service industries either on a provincial, national, or international basis. Membership dues are based on annual Canadian sales. (Please call office to calculate)

National Allied:

Companies which supply goods and services to the baking industry on a national or international basis.

Tradesperson / Individual:

Available to individuals who are employed in the baking  industry or their employer is already a member company or the company they work for does not qualify for membership in any other category as well as other interested individuals.

Provincial Allied:

Single plant operations which supply goods and services to the baking industry primarily in one province.

BAC Membership DuesAnnual Dues
Retail Bakery First Year Introductory Offer$100
Retail Bakery (per outlet)$125
In-Store Bakery (per outlet)$125
Allied (National)$800
Allied (Provincial)$500
Hotel/Resort Chain$2,000
Hotel Resort Individual Outlet$500

Fees (Commercial Bakers)

Dues Structure: based on $ million per annual Canadian sales rounded to the closest $ million.

CategorySales in MillionsBase Fee+ Increment
1Up to $10 Million$0$250 per $Million sales
2$10-$24 Million$2,500$225 per $Million sales for $10-$24 Mil
3$25-$74 Million$5,875$75 per $Million sales for $25-$74 Mil
4$75-$199 Million$9,625$50 per $Million sales for $75 - $200 Mill
5$200 Million +$15,875$30 per $Million sales over $200 Mil

Example 1: $5 Million Sales = 5 x $250 = Fee $1,250 + GST or HST
Example 2: $15 Million Sales = $2,500 + (5 x @225) = Fee $3,625 + GST or HST