Current Criteria

The current criteria for membership of HEAL are:

  • Must be a national not-for-profit organization;
  • Must identify health and health delivery as a primary organizational focus;
  • Must advance the health of Canadians;
  • Must be politically non-partisan;
  • Must support HEAL's Guiding Principles;
  • Must contribute financially to support HEAL’s activities.

Application Process

Organizations wishing to become a member of HEAL are required to present a letter of application to the Co-Chairs of HEAL. Each application is considered on a case-by-case basis and in the larger context of proportionate sectoral representation.

The application is discussed at the next scheduled HEAL meeting, a vote is taken, and the applicant is notified of the result in a timely manner.

Contact the HEAL Co-Chairs or Secretariat