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The CEA incorporated as a not-for-profit (NFP) corporation on April 9, 2015 under the federal Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (CNCA). The CNCA requires that NFP corporations adhere to the specific rules set forth in the CNCA and the related Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Regulations (CNCR).

The CEA is federal not-for-profit corporation 9129375 (click on the corporation number for details available from Corporations Canada). Our business number since 2015 is 803271592, which is also our GST registration number with respect to Canada Revenue Agency. As of June 4, 2017, our legal address (location of incorporation) is:

    Canadian Economics Association
    55 Metcalfe Street, Suite 1300
    c/o Fasken Martineau LLP
    Ottawa, ON, K1P 6L5

Our mailing address is:
    Canadian Economics Association
    ATTN: Brandon Schaufele, Treasurer
    Ivey Business School, Western University
    1255 Western Road
    London, ON, N6G 0N1

    To contact the CEA Office: 519-661-3148 

Following the adoption of new Bylaws in May 2018, the Association is governed by a 16-member board of directors, with four directors elected every year for overlapping four-year terms. The Annual General Meeting of the Association is held at the end of each year's conference. The Board of Directors appoints officers of the corporation, including the CEA's president, vice president and conference organizer, deputy vice president, past president, treasurer, secretary, and Candian Journal of Economics editor. The day-to-day operations of the CEA are managed by an executive officer.

The operation and organization of the Canadian Economics Association is governed by the association's Bylaws, which replaced the constitution that was in effect from 1967 through 2017.