Member Benefits and Dues

The following is a list of CLUE annual dues and member benefits. The list of benefits is intended to grow as we are able to partner with other groups and sponsors. All dues for Canadian residents are subject to GST/HST as applicable.

Student Membership

(Available to full-time secondary, college or university students only)
Dues: $35(new), $30(renewal)

  • Student Membership card

  • email alias (yourname@mem.linux.ca or yourname@mem.cluecan.ca)

  • Access to Members' only content/forums on website

  • Discounts on CLUE merchandise and participating partners

  • Permission to use designated CLUE logo on websites, etc


Standard Membership

Dues: $55(new), $50(renewal)

Everything in Student Membership plus:

  • Standard Membership card

  • CLUE button


Professional Membership

(Requires agreement to a code of ethics)
Dues: $100(new), $90(renewal)

Everything in Standard Membership plus:

  • Professional Membership card

  • Listing in Canadian Open Source Professionals' directory (when developed)

  • Enhanced email alias (yourname@linux.ca or yourname@cluecan.ca)

  • Membership in CLUE's network on Linkedin

  • Open Source Professional lapel pin

  • Access to professional members private forum

  • Member of Professionals' Advisory Board

  • Entitled to vote for Board position reserved for professional representative (subject to Bylaw revision process)



Employee Membership

(Members are designated by the organization and transferable)
Included as part of Corporate Sponsorships

Everything in Standard Membership plus:

  • Open Source Professional lapel pin

  • Membership in CLUE's network on Linkedin

  • Access to Employee Members private forum

  • Entitled to vote for Board position reserved for Employee Member representative (subject to Bylaw revision process)


Foundation Membership

(Lifetime membership for individual benefactors)
One-time dues: $1,250(Standard), $2,000(Professional)

Everything in Regular or Professional Membership as applicable plus:

  • Special Foundation Member Card

  • Foundation Membership plaque or certificate

  • Special recognition on the CLUE website