Membership Options

Your membership – which is good for 12 months from the date of purchase – entitles you to benefits such as discounted admission to local events, discounts for national and international conferences, invitations to members-only special activities and private receptions, deals on selected literature from Prometheus Books, and access to our national lending library. Even if you do not take advantage of these incentives, as a member of CFI Canada, your support will contribute to every activity, media appearance, service or event we host.

All memberships at levels above Family are tax deductible to the full extent provided by Revenue Canada.

As an alternative to making an online purchase, you can use one of the following methods to join as a Friend of CFI Canada, renew your membership, or make a donation:

  • By phone: Call (416) 971-5676 to charge your membership or donation to your credit card.
  • By mail: Send your cheque or money order (along with your membership form if applicable) to

CFI Canada,
2 College St., Suite 214,
Toronto ON, M5G 1K3

  • By fax: Call the main number at (416) 971-5676 to arrange to send a fax, then send your membership or donation form with credit card information.

For further information about CFI membership or donations, please contact the CFI Canada National office at 416-971-5676.


Your membership entitles you to the following:

Regular Membership ($60) or Student/Limited Income ($20):

  • Discounted admission to all regular events at all CFI locations worldwide for one
  • Invitation to Members-only special activities and private receptions
  • 20% discount to the CFI Canada national conference, and discounts to international conferences sponsored by CFI and its affiliates, the Council for Secular Humanism (CSH), Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI) and the Committee for the Advancement of Scientific Medicine and Mental Health (CSMMH)
  • A colourful CFI sticker and/or decal
  • 1 free guest pass
  • Access to our national lending library

Purchase a Regular Membership

Purchase a Student or Limited Income Membership

Family Membership ($80):

  • All of the above, plus…
  • Free or discounted admission for 2 adults, and children under the age of 16

Family Membership Options



Contributor Membership ($125):

At the Contributor Membership level, you will receive all of the above benefits, plus:

  • CHARITABLE RECEIPT FOR $65
  • 2 free guest passes

Contributor Membership Options



Supporter Membership ($250):

At the Supporter Membership level, you will receive all of the above benefits, plus:

  • CHARITABLE RECEIPT FOR $190
  • 3 free guest passes

Supporter Membership Options



Patron Membership ($500):

At the Patron Membership level, you will receive all of the above benefits, plus:

  • CHARITABLE RECEIPT FOR $440
  • New or Renew Subscription to Free Inquiry or Skeptical Inquirer Magazine
  • Free admission to all regular events for up to 3 guests
  • 6 free guest passes

Patron Membership Options



Benefactor Membership ($1000):

At the Benefactor Membership level, you will receive all of the above benefits, plus:

  • CHARITABLE RECEIPT under Canada Revenue Agency Guidelines
  • New or Renew Subscription to Free Inquiry or Skeptical Inquirer Magazine
  • Free admission to all regular events for up to 3 guests
  • A CFI Canada┬át-shirt
  • 6 free guest passes

Benefactor Membership Options



Lifetime Membership ($3000):

As a Lifetime Friend of the Centre for Inquiry, you will receive all of the above benefits, plus:

  • CHARITABLE RECEIPT within Canada Revenue Agency guidelines
  • 6 free guest passes annually




Additional Information

Note: If you should decide to end your automatic annual renewal, simply contact info@cficanada.ca or call 416-971-5676.

All memberships above the Family level are provided with a charitable receipt for the total less $60. By Canadian law, the first $60 (for a Regular Member) or $80 (for a Family Member), which entitles the member to financial benefits of a membership, is not considered a charitable gift.

If you have ordered magazine subscriptions, please allow 8-10 weeks for delivery. ALso, though your membership card(s) will take about 4 weeks to arrive by mail, you can take advantage of the benefits of membership, such as free access to regular events, may by simply by presenting your ID at the door.