The CSCA helps increase the profitability of its members by delivering programs that create efficiencies in the transportation and marketing of pulses and special crops, and enhance the value of members’ products and services through development of new market opportunities.
Prior to filling out an application form, please review all information on this page to determine which membership category is right for your company. Completed application forms can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Membership fees are paid annually and are subject to applicable taxes.
Members of the CSCA are Canadian individuals, partnerships, corporations or other legal entities engaged in the growing, export, merchandising or brokerage of pulses and special crops in their whole, split, flour and fraction forms. All CSCA Members are encouraged to make additional contributions to support the CSCA beyond their annual membership fee.
CSCA Gold Members
Minimum $5,000 CAD.
CSCA Gold Members have voting privileges, receive enhanced benefits and are featured prominently on the CSCA website.
Regular Members have voting privileges, receive standard benefits and are featured on the CSCA website.
CSCA Partners are individuals, partnerships, and corporations, including international companies, with an interest in connecting with other CSCA members and Partners. Partners are not eligible to vote. Partners receive standard CSCA benefits and are listed on the CSCA website.
Annual fee: $200 CAD
CSCA Affiliates are other Canadian non-profit organizations working within the pulse and special crops industry. Affiliates are listed on the CSCA website
2019 CSCA Member and Partner Benefits
|BENEFITS||CSCA Members & Partners||CSCA Gold Members|
|Advocacy on behalf of the industry to resolve market access, transportation, and crop protection issues||X||X|
|Real-time updates on market access and transportation issues impacting the industry||X||X|
|Access to CSCA Trade Rules and Arbitration services at a discounted rate||X||X|
|Advocacy on behalf of the industry related to food regulations and dietary guidelines||X||X|
|Annual report on key results achieved by the CSCA in the areas of transportation, market access and market growth/innovation||X||X|
|Discounted registration rate for Pulse & Special Crops Convention||X||X|
|One complimentary registration to annual Pulse & Special Crops Convention ($1,100 value)||X|
|Additional support from staff and first opportunity to provide feedback on CSCA activities||X|
|Complimentary membership in the Pulse Program* ($1,500 USD value)||X|
|Year membership in the Pulse Program for an additional fee of $1,000 CAD* ($1,500 USD value)||X|
*Pulse Program Benefits:
• Members-only access to a global database of research related to pulses
• Updates on pulse-related research, consumer insights and market opportunities
• Invitations to members-only webinars on pulse-related research and market development topics
• Unlimited use of the Pulse Brand logo on food products and promotional materials
Learn more about the Pulse Program at pulses.org