Certified Artists Associations

Association of Canadian Publishers

The ACP assists Canadian-owned publishers in promoting the excellence of Canadian books, in bringing more Canadian books to more readers in Canada, and in expanding Canadian-owned publishers' domestic and international market share.

Canadian Booksellers Association

To advance, promote and protect the interests of our members through effective advocacy, communications and education.

Canadian Media Producers Association

The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) is Canada's leading trade association for independent producers, representing more than 350 companies engaged in the development, production and distribution of English-language television programs, feature films and digital media.

Canadian Publishers Council

The Council represents the Canadian publishing community on the international level in the International Publishers Association (IPA) and is a member of the International Federation of Reprographic Rights Organizations (IFFRO).

CARFAC Canadian Artists Representation

As a non-profit association and a National Art Service Organization, our mandate is to promote the visual arts in Canada, to promote a socio-economic climate that is conducive to the production of visual arts in Canada, and to conduct research and engage in public education for these purposes.

Editors Association of Canada

The Editors’ Association of Canada promotes professional editing as key in producing effective communication. Our 1,500 members are salaried and freelance, work with individuals and organizations in the corporate, technical, government, not-for-profit, academic and publishing sectors across the country and around the world in English and French. Many offer a wealth of editing-related services to their clients and employers.

Literary Press Group of Canada

The Literary Press Group of Canada (LPG) is a not-for-profit association of Canadian literary book publishers. With a current membership of almost sixty Canadian-owned and -operated publishing houses, the LPG's mandate is to support the growth of Canadian literary culture.

Ottawa Art Association

To encourage the appreciation of art in the community and to encourage members in the practice of original fine art in the categories of Oil, Watercolour, Acrylic, Pastel, Mixed Media and Other media such as handprints, graphite, ink, charcoal and painting on silk.

Ottawa Artisans Guild

The Ottawa Artisans Guild is the premier multi-disciplinary arts and crafts guild in the nation’s capital. Their mission is to promote arts and crafts within the City of Ottawa.

Professional Writers Association of Canada

-Foster an environment where professional non-fiction writers are respected for their skill and fairly compensated for their work

-Provide a collective voice to promote the value of members’ work

-Support and promote members at all stages of their careers

-Lobby for freedom of the press and freedom of expression in Canada as a founding principle of PWAC

Writers Guild of Canada

The prime occupation of the Guild is to negotiate, enforce and administer collective agreements setting out the minimum terms and conditions of work in the Guild’s jurisdiction — independent English-language production in Canada.