Why Join?

Why Join?

CNA is the national and global voice of Canadian nursing, working with nurses in all 13 jurisdictions across Canada to bring essential and meaningful change to health care and nursing in the country. We bring you the latest knowledge, help you achieve your career goals and offer you preferred rates for CNA programs and with various businesses.

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We have several different options for CNA membership. [PDF, 117.2 KB]


CNA works to improve health care in Canada and is committed to maintaining a publicly funded, not-for-profit health system for all Canadians by influencing public policy.


Because your priorities are our priorities, we continuously advocate for the vital role nurses play in our health-care system.


CNA works to ensure that nurses’ expertise, guidance and concerns are top of mind with government leaders and key decision-makers across Canada.

For more information, visit Who We Are, Policy & Advocacy or Professional Development.

Who is eligible for CNA membership?

CNA is pleased to welcome all regulated nurses:

  • Nurse practitioners
  • Registered nurses
  • Licensed/registered practical nurses
  • Registered psychiatric nurses
  • Nursing students
  • As well as retired nurses in all categories

We have several different options for CNA membership. [PDF, 117.2 KB]


Need help? You can email us at members@cna-aiic.ca or call 1-800-361-8404, ext. 262.