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Member Categories & Fees

Which one sounds like you?

Find Your Fit: Membership Tailored to Every Stage of Your Life

 

Full-Time - $380

  • For dietitians registered with a provincial dietetics regulatory body in Canada. Dietitians must have an undergraduate baccalaureate or graduate degree in food and nutrition, food science or nutrition science from a Canadian University (Masters or PhD)
  • Or, for dietitians who have received training and licensing outside of Canada in a country with a national dietetic association requiring completion of a 4-year University degree in dietetics that is a member of ICDA, and eligible to write the Canadian dietetics regulatory exam, pursuing additional Canadian education/experience to become eligible to write the exam.

Part-Time - $220

  • For dietitians currently employed less than 21 hours/week.

Parental/Sick/Caregiving Leave - $220

  • For Full-Time members who will be or who plans to be, on maternity/paternity/caregiving leave for at least 4 consecutive months of the current/upcoming membership year.

New Graduate -$200

  • Completed an entry-level degree at an accredited Canadian university dietetics program (eligible in the first year of practice or portion thereof)

Retired - $160

  • For permanently retired from work and aged 55 years or over; or permanently retired from work and no longer able to work due to a medical condition. This category is for former DC members and Registered Dietitians

Student - $50

  • Enrolled in a full-time undergraduate program in dietetics, food & human nutrition, food science, or nutrition science in a Canadian university.
  • Enrolled in a full-time post-graduate degree program in dietetics, food & human nutrition, food science or nutrition at a Canadian University (not yet eligible to be an dietitian)
  • Completing a dietetic internship or practicum program.

What’s included?

At Dietitians of Canada, we understand that your needs evolve as you progress through every stage of your career in dietetics.That's why our membership categories are designed to be tailored and inclusive to support you. Whether you are a student just starting out, a seasoned professional, or transitioning into retirement, Dietitians of Canada has a membership option for you.

 

Membership Categories and Benefits Student New Graduate Full Member Part Time Parental/Sick/Caregiving Leave Retired
PEN Unlimited Credits X X X X X X
MOP Tool Kit X X X X X X
Student Network membership X          
Francophone Network Membership X X X X X X
Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice & Research X X X X X X
Find a Dietitian   X X X X  
Interview a Dietitian   X X X X  
DC Member Blogs X X X X X X
DC Your Weekly Update Newsletter X X X X X X
Voting Privileges at the Annual General Meeting X X X X X X
Student Liability Insurance - With Practicum X          
Member Discounts on:
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Home, auto & health Insurance
  • Online Courses & Webinar
  • Fitness Discounts
  • Telecommunication Discounts
  • Retail Discount
X X X X X X
DC Networks (for a fee unless stated otherwise - see above) X X X X X X
LOD All Access Pass available for purchase, providing access to all learning on demand webinars (learn more here) X X X X X X
eNCPT: Nutrtition Terminology Reference Manual X X X X X X


How to pay?

Members have two payment options for annual membership fees:

1. Pay in full on an annual basis (July 1 – June 30)

2. Pay in monthly installments* (12 months). Members opting for monthly installments will have their annual fee divided into equal monthly payments, including an $18 administration fee.

All membership is for a full 12 months regardless of the chosen payment option.

*Installment payments are only available to full-time members. The installment plan is only available during the membership renewal period. To participate in the installment program, members must register their credit card details for autopayment processing.


Monthly Installment Plan

● The installment options is available exclusively to members in the full member category.

● Members opting for monthly installments will have their annual fee divided into equal monthly payments, including an $18 administration fee.

● The installment plan is only available during the membership renewal period.

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If you have questions about how your training or experience meets membership criteria, please contact us.


 

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