Canadian Institue Of Planners

Shaping our Communities
Sustaining Canada's Future.

Professional & Candidate Benefits

Become a member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) and join the largest network of professional and student planners in Canada.
National & International Excellence
When you become a member of the Canadian Institute of Planners, you join a community that has upheld excellence in Canadian planning for over 100 years. Your network of colleagues expands to over 7,500 other members across the country.

MCIP® is recognized as a seal of planning excellence and is often required by many employers for intermediate and senior planning positions.

Be Part of the Planning Community
Be the first to know of any new planning employment opportunities, receive discounted rates for CIP's annual national conference, volunteer and network with your peers, and connect with other professionals working in all sectors of planning.

Expand your Knowledge
CIP provides its membership with a broad range of resources to stay up to date on best practices, innovations, and critical thinking. As a member, you will have access to our Professional Learning HUB, webinar series, Plan Canada magazine, and many other tools and publications that provide valuable information and knowledge on Canadian planning.


Full list of CIP Perks and Discounts

CIP Resources:
- A subscription to Plan Canada magazine;
- A subscription to, North America’s top resource on all things zoning;
- Access to our planning webinars and educational programming on the Professional Learning HUB;
- Monthly newsletters and special bulletins;
- A Kid's Guide to Building Great Communities.

- Preferential rates for CIP facilitated webinars;
- Preferential rates for CIP's annual national planning conference;
- Discounts on flights & hotel stays with Flight Centre.

Insurance Programs:
- Competitive rates on Professional Liability insurance;
- Competitive rates on Home & Auto Group insurance (The Personal);
- Competitive rates on Term Life & Personal Accident insurance (Manulife).

Join the institute and leverage these benefits today!