Membership

The Industrial Participation Association of Canada (“IPAC”) Bylaws allow the following to become Members:
Any business entity is eligible for Membership in this Association with full voting and other privileges if such business entity, in the sole opinion of the Executive Committee, meets the following criteria:

  1. The entity is a prime contractor engaged in manufacturing or providing services who has incurred or who reasonably anticipates incurring an Industrial Participation Requirements obligation as a condition of sale of products or services with Canada; or
  2. The entity is a sub-contractor (at any level) who is a supplier of components or services to a prime contractor who has incurred or who reasonably anticipates incurring an Industrial Participation Requirements obligation as a condition of sale of products or services and such Industrial Participation Requirements obligation is imposed either by the prime contractor or Canada; or
  3. The entity is a member of a corporate group of affiliated companies which meet either the criteria of Section (1) or (2) above; or
  4. The person or entity is a consultant that generally provides consulting services to a corporate group of affiliated companies which meet any of the criteria of Section (1), (2) or (3) above; and
  5. The individual or corporate entity and its owners and affiliates certify that they are not included on any denied party and similar lists in its country of formation, and the entity (and its owners and affiliates) must be not be listed on any denied party and similar lists maintained by Canada; and
  6. A corporate entity is duly organized and in good standing in its jurisdiction of formation; and
  7. The Member has been nominated by a Member in good standing with the Association; and
  8. The entity is committed to furthering the purposes of this Association.