Become a Member

Why become an APCC member? Simple.

Being a member of the APCC gives you a voice in our work, and the tools and research you need to stay informed and be an advocate for the Independent Contractors community.

Registered Guest

A basic membership providing access to most APCC information and updates.

Free
Associate Member

An intermediate membership providing access to APCC training programs and contractors forms.

$20.00 + HST / year
Most Popular
Professional Member

A full membership providing preferred pricing on APCC insurance programs.

$80.00 + HST / year

Membership Benefits

The chart below outlines the discounts and benefits available to Registered Guests, Associate and Professional members of the APCC.

APCC benefit (click a list item to see more information) Registered Guest - FREE Associate Member - $20 Professional Member - $80
A Personal Profile
Notification on APCC member updates & policy Bulletins
Ability to comment on join the debate campaigns
Access to member exclusive contractor library - includes training material for certification
Integris Personal Pension Plan
PERSONAL PENSION PLAN™ FOR APCC MEMBERS
INTEGRIS Personal Pension Plan is a Canadian tax-savings solution for incorporated independent contractors looking for a better way of saving for their retirement. As compared to an RRSP, the pension solution allows up to 60% greater tax deferred compounding until the individual retires.
WHY OWN THIS SOLUTION?
FEATURES
Maximum Annual Contribution Limit
Robust Creditor Protection
Tax Deductible Administration & Investment Management Fees
HST 33% Credit Refund
Deduction of Interest on Borrowing
Broader Investment Options
Full Service Administration
Ability to Make Additional Tax Deductible Contributions During Market Volatility
Ability to reduce contributions (Defined Benefit or Defined Contribution Option)
Fiduciary Responsibility (Compliance)
Learn more about this benefit in our members only section.
Discount Off of CTE Solutions Training up to 20% off up to 30% off up to 40% off
CTE SOLUTIONS
CTE Solutions is a Canadian owned and operated training company that has been dedicated to training IT Professionals in an instructor-led environment for over 10 years. We partner with best-of-breed companies to provide unsurpassed content using our own experienced instructors.
Through public, private, onsite, and Virtual Live, we provide instructor-led training for Technical, Management, and Business Skills for IT Professionals…. where and how you need it.
Learn more about this benefit in our members only section.
Features
Certified Microsoft
VMWare
Java/Programming
CompTIA
Accredited ITIL
TOGAF & COBiT
Business Analysis
Project Management
Cloud Computing
IT Security
Business Skills - IT
Authorized Novell
SAN - SNIA Certified
LMS PROLINK Group Life & Health
Life & Health
Although none of us like to think about it, unforeseen illness and other tragedies happen frequently and can lead to emotional stress and financial hardship. Safeguarding your individual and/or you family’s future is a responsible and key component of a sound financial plan.
APCC Members have access to comprehensive coverage at significantly discounted rates. Flexible coverage options are available for individuals, couples, single parents and families. Benefits include Health & Dental, Member Assistance Plan, Life, AD&D and Disability Insurance.
These coverages can be confusing and very personal. Our professional team will cover the various options available in a thoughtful and thorough matter without using the complex language and insurance jargon you usually find associated with these policies.
Learn more about this benefit in our members only section.
LMS PROLINK Group RRSP
LMS PROLINK Group RRSP from Great-West Life
LMS PROLINK is pleased to announce a new program specifically designed to help associations meet and exceed member expectations! This nationally exclusive plan is also available to employers and self-employed individuals alike. We have partnered with The Great-West Life Assurance Company to provide a custom retirement savings plan that can be your primary retirement vehicle or supplement any existing plan that is currently in place.
The LMS PROLINK Great-West Life Group RRSP offers a number of significant advantages over competing retirement plan options, not the least of which are the following:
  • The plan is available to association members, employers of any size, self-employed or employed individuals including spouses
  • A completely voluntary plan
Learn more about this benefit in our members only section.
LMS PROLINK Liability and E&O
LMS PROLINK Liability and E&O
Finally, an affordable liability insurance solution for Independent Contractors!
A major challenge confronting Independent contractors is the issue of obtaining and maintaining the appropriate liability insurance coverage. APCC members now have the ability to secure comprehensive coverage a well as access to rates that are often much less than traditional insurance markets.
Reasons to consider this program include:
  • Being self employed, insurance is considered the best way to protect you and your family from an unforeseen lawsuit
  • The insurance costs are a tax deductible expense (further minimizing the already competitive group rate available to APCC members).
  • The APCC program is designed to meet the business requirements of independent contractors.
Learn more about this benefit in our members only section.
LMS PROLINK Home & Auto
LMS PROLINK Home & Auto
Put your APCC Group Plan to work! Save money on your home and auto insurance.
Being a member of a group has its advantages! As an APCC member, you have access to exclusive group rates for your home and auto insurance coverage through LMS PROLINK Ltd. In addition to our group rates, you may be eligible for additional discounts that could lead to significant savings on your insurance premiums.
Home Insurance
LMS PROLINK specializes in providing protection and peace of mind for the place you call home. Our coverages include:
  • Home Insurance
  • Condominiums
  • Seasonal Dwellings
  • Personal Umbrella
  • Tenants Packages
  • Rented Dwellings
  • Watercraft
  • Increased Liability Limits
Additional discounts may apply for: security/fire alarm, newer home, mature homeowner, mortgage-free and claims-free.
Auto Insurance
Insuring your vehicle can be expensive and confusing! Let our professionals find the right protection for your unique needs. We insure a broad range of vehicles, including:
  • Private Passenger
  • Motorcycles
  • Snowmobiles
  • All-Terrain
  • Recreational
  • Antique (campers, trailers and motor homes)
Additional discounts may apply for: experienced driver, anti-theft, multi-policy, profession, conviction-free, multi-vehicle, renewal and age.
Learn more about this benefit in our members only section.
Benecaid Health Spending Account
Benecaid Health Spending Account
Solution 1 - Benecaid’s Health Spending Account™ (HSA)
This solution will offer coverage for:
  • Eligible medical expenses as outline by CRA Guidelines
  • Insurance protection for unexpected medical expenses incurred while travelling
Benefits of this solution are:
  • Predictable monthly payments.
  • Wide range of eligible expenses
  • No medical questionnaire - covers all pre-existing conditions
  • Travel Protection
  • Employees unused funds roll over to the following year!
  • Flexibility in contribution amounts each year based on the number of family members
Solution 2 - Benecaid’s hsacomplete™
Benecaid’s HSA + hsacomplete™ gives you greater value for your money as you fund your routine medical expenses and insure against those unexpected.
This solution will offer coverage for:
  • Eligible medical expenses as outline by CRA Guidelines
  • Unexpected medical expenses
  • Insurance protection for unexpected medical expenses incurred while travelling
Benefits of this solution are:
  • Predictable monthly payments
  • Wide range of eligible expenses – through your HSA
  • Insurance protection against unexpected medical expenses
  • Travel Protection
  • Employees unused funds roll over to the following year!
  • Flexibility in contribution amounts each year based on the number of family members
Learn more about this benefit in our members only section.