Membership in the Baking Association of Canada provides a wide range of educational and cost saving services.
Protecting members from punitive regulations and legislation
by all levels of government. BAC's leadership on issues
ranging from the environment to labelling annually save members
BAC’s leadership on issues ranging from the environment to
labelling annually save members $ Millions. Over the past year BAC
has or is addressing the following issues to protecting bakery
products and ensuring baker concerns are represented:
Voluntary Sodium Reduction
in Baked Goods
CFIA Proposed Changes to Highlighted Ingredient and Flavors Policy
Proposed Introduction of Biotech Wheat
Changes to Health Canada Regulatory Approval Process
Gluten Free Certification
Childhood Obesity and Potential Restriction on Sale of Baked Goods
Public Health Agency Consultation on Curbing Childhood Obesity
National standardized school food and beverage nutrition criteria
Health Canada’s Monitoring Program of Acrylamide in Bakery
CFIA Regulatory Modernization
Allergen Labelling & Use of Precautionary Statements
Expansion of the ON Apprenticeship Tax Credit to Bakers
Mycotoxin Guidelines for Wheat/Flour
Alberta: Occupational Exposure Rates to Flour
Grain's they're essential Program
Educating consumers about how great grains are and providing
members with lots of free information and tools.
Delivered through volunteer committees in Alberta, Atlantic
Canada, British Columbia, Ontario and through the Conseil de la
Boulangerie du Québec, these education and networking
programs are tailored to meet the diverse needs of members.
BAC's Chapters also provide $thousands in annual support to
local baking schools.
Free Training Library
Save hundreds $ through the FREE use of BAC's extensive
library of sales, production and merchandising materials.
A bi-weekly email newsletter sent only to members that
provides the latest updates on BAC activities, programs and
information needed by Canada's baking industry.
FREE copy of Bakers Journal Magazine
Informative trade magazine for the baking
industry, one copy is
delivered free of charge to each member company.
FREE copy of Food in Canada Magazine
Informative trade magazine for the Food
industry, one copy is delivered free of charge to each member
"The Bulletin" Newsletter
The information source for what is
happening in BAC, inserted in Bakers Journal Magazine every issue
Correspondence Training Courses
Cost effective training programs for
FREE BAC Window/Door Decal
Bakers proudly display your support of
Canada's baking industry by highlighting your membership in BAC
with these free window/door decals.
Bakery Showcase &
Bakery Congress Trade Show & Conferences
The places to see, taste & touch
innovative products/services or cost saving opportunities.
Members receive special discounts on exhibit space!
FREE Use of Member Logo
Demonstrate your support of the baking
industry or gain credibility with consumers by proudly displaying
the BAC logo on your products, promotions, web site, business
FREE Member Hotline - 1.888.674.2253 -
Saving Members $$$
Got a problem? BAC's member hotline is
the quickest way to find help on everything from locating new
ingredients or equipment, problems with regulations. Last
year along this service save members more than $100,000!
BAC Web Site www.baking.ca
Find out what is happening in BAC and the
Group Liability Insurance Program for
Specially designed liability coverage
saving BAC members 5% off the already low premiums.
Currently available in Ontario only.
FREE Job Board and Classified Ad Postings
on BAC's Web Site
Save $$ in costs in searching for staff
or trying to selling equipment.
In-store baker/cake decorator manual
BAC in partnership with the Canadian
Grocery HR Council has developed a Bakery & Cake Decorator Manual specially to meet the needs of in-store bakers
and cake decorators.