National Office

Our national office is located in Orillia, Ontario. Our paid and volunteer staff work together to provide member support, branch guidance and maintenance, and national programs and services.

The office is open Monday through Thursday, usually from 10:00 am to 5:00 Eastern Time.


For general information or for assistance with joining, renewal, your online membership profile, or the Member Directory, contact the admin desk at:

T 705 325 3926, ext. 200
E admin(at)


To reach the executive director, Anita Purcell:

T 705 325 3926, ext. 202
E apurcell(at)


Our mailing address is as follows:

Canadian Authors Association

6 West Street N, Suite 203
Orillia, Ontario  L3V 5B8

Having Trouble with Your Account?

To log in, click on Member Management on the Members Only button, use the email address associated with your membership account as your username. If you have forgotten your password or never updated your temporary password, use the Forgot Password link to be given a temporary password. Log in to your account using that password (type it in the field rather than copying and pasting it in), and change that password to one that you will remember – preferably using at least one number and one capital letter for security purposes.
If you continue to have problems, or your membership has expired for more than one month, please contact us directly by phone or email and we’ll be happy to assist you!