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Membership Benefits

Membership Benefits

Membership in the Baking Association of Canada provides a wide range of educational and cost saving services.


Membership Application (PDF)

Benefits Include

Government Lobbying

Protecting members from punitive regulations and legislation by all levels of government.  BAC’s leadership on issues ranging from the environment to labelling annually save members $ Millions.

Government Advocacy
BAC’s leadership on issues ranging from the environment to labelling annually save members $ Millions. Over the past year BAC has or is addressing the following issues to protecting bakery products and ensuring baker concerns are represented:

ü  Voluntary Sodium Reduction  in Baked Goods
ü  CFIA Proposed Changes to Highlighted Ingredient and Flavors Policy
ü  Proposed Introduction of Biotech Wheat
ü  Changes to Health Canada Regulatory Approval Process
ü  Gluten Free Certification
ü  Childhood Obesity and Potential Restriction on Sale of Baked Goods
o   Public Health Agency Consultation on Curbing Childhood Obesity
o   National standardized school food and beverage nutrition criteria
ü  Health Canada’s Monitoring Program of Acrylamide in Bakery Products
ü  CFIA Regulatory Modernization   
ü  Allergen Labelling & Use of Precautionary Statements
ü  Expansion of the ON Apprenticeship Tax Credit to Bakers
ü  Mycotoxin Guidelines for Wheat/Flour
ü  Alberta: Occupational Exposure Rates to Flour

New Property and Liability Insurance Program

Specially Designed Property and Liability Insurance Program Exclusively for BAC Members (available for all provinces)

ü Preferred Rates
ü Simple Application Process
ü National Claims Support
ü Best in Class Service
ü Download Brochure [Click Here]


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Chapter Programs

Delivered through volunteer committees in Alberta, Atlantic Canada, British Columbia, Ontario and through the Conseil de la Boulangerie du Québec, these education and networking programs are tailored to meet the diverse needs of members.  BAC’s Chapters also provide $thousands in annual support to local baking schools.

Free Training Library

Save hundreds $ through the FREE use of BAC’s extensive library of sales, production and merchandising materials.


Email newsletter sent twice a month only to members that provides the latest updates on baking industry, BAC activities, programs and information and more…

  • Sample bi-weekly E-Newsletter [Click Here]
  • To advertise in the E-Newsletters please contact Aaron Burgess | | 416 933 3348, ext. 210
  • BAC members get 10% discount

FREE copy of Bakers Journal Magazine

Informative trade magazine for the baking industry, one copy is delivered free of charge to each member company. Certain conditions apply.

FREE copy of Food in Canada Magazine

Informative trade magazine for the Food industry, one copy is delivered free of charge to each member company.  Certain conditions apply.

“The Bulletin” Newsletter

The information source for what is happening in BAC and industry, printed copy is inserted in Bakers Journal Magazine every issue.

Correspondence Training Courses

Cost effective training programs for your staff.

FREE BAC Window/Door Decal

Bakers proudly display your support of Canada’s baking industry by highlighting your membership in BAC with these free window/door decals.

Bakery Showcase & Bakery Congress Trade Show & Conferences

The places to see, taste & touch innovative products/services or cost saving opportunities.  Members receive special discounts on exhibit space!

FREE Use of Member Logo

Demonstrate your support of the baking industry or gain credibility with consumers by proudly displaying the BAC logo on your products, promotions, web site, business cards, etc.

FREE Member Hotline – 1.888.674.2253 – Saving Members $$$

Got a problem? BAC’s member hotline is the quickest way to find help on everything from locating new ingredients or equipment, problems with regulations.  Last year along this service save members more than $100,000!

BAC Web Site

Find out what is happening in BAC and the industry.

FREE Job Board and Classified Ad Postings on BAC’s Web Site

Save $$ in costs in searching for staff or trying to selling equipment.

 NEW ! In-store baker/cake decorator manual

BAC in partnership with the Canadian Grocery HR Council has developed a Bakery & Cake Decorator Manual specially to meet the needs of in-store bakers and cake decorators.