Frequently Asked Questions
A: Yes, AIC is a federally registered, Canadian not-for-profit organization.
A: No, AIC is not a charitable organization.
A: Yes, you can deduct them as a business expense (but check with your tax preparer).
A: No, AIC has members from across Canada, and we have had members from various other countries as well.
A: If you are doing, or intend to do business in Canada, you might find it helpful to be part of a Canadian organization. As a member, you will find it easier to find strategic partners and allies in dealing in Canada.
A: A Remote Member is a special membership category developed for anyone who cannot make it to our regular monthly events, but wants the rest of the AIC benefits. A Remote Member has all the privileges and responsibilities as a regular member, EXCEPT that they must pay the full $30 fee to attend any monthly event.
A: Yes; you can read it here.
Meetings & Events
A: The Toronto Chapter of AIC meets the last Monday of every month except December.
A: As of September 2012, the Toronto Chapter meets at the Barbara Frum Library, 20 Covington Rd, Toronto. (Covingtion is one block NORTH of Lawrence Ave W., running west).
A: AIC was founded in November of 1989.
A: Kevin Hood founded AIC and was its first president for a number of years.
A: Not at the present time.
A: Any consultant who wants to spearhead a new chapter is welcome. We have a complete New Chapter Manual to guide chapter set up.