When you join the association, you also join a local branch or twig. If there is no branch or twig nearby, and you don’t have the time to help start one up, you can join as a member at large. To learn about having this affiliation, visit our Members at Large page.

At present, there are five active branches in Canada:

 

Metro Vancouver Branch – including Victoria

President, Kathleen Schmitt

Find local programs, information and events on their website here

 

National Capital Region Branch

President, Arlene Smith

Find local programs, information and events on their website here

 

Niagara Branch

President: Sharon Frayne

Find local programs, information and events on their website here

 

Peterborough Branch

Acting Co-President: Val Crowley

See CAA-Peterborough’s Facebook page here.

Find out about upcoming branch events on the Canadian Authors calendar at https://canadianauthors.org/national/events/month/?tribe_organizers%5B%5D=17369

 

Toronto Branch

Co-Presidents: Lee Parpart and J.F. Garrard

Find local programs, information and events here

 

Managed almost entirely by dedicated volunteers, these branches usually operate without offices and staff. To find out more about a branch near you, visit the branch’s website and check out their events, meeting times, etc.

 

Interested in helping set up or rebuild a branch (or twig – a branch-in-development) in your area? Find out more at