Interested in Joining CHNIG?

The Community Health Nurses’ Initiatives Group welcomes You!


As a member of this RNAO group you are entitled to:

  • CHNIG eBlasts
  • Community nursing input into decision making
  • Social Networking communication tools
  • Representation at RNAO assembly meetings
  • Forum to influence health policy
  • Opportunity for educational bursaries and research grants
  • Exclusive CHNIG and RNAO member discounts on networking and education opportunities

Top 5 Reasons to Join CHNIG

Knowledge Exchange

In the form of Professional development, including Health Promotion Seminars Series webinars.


With other Community Health Nurses.

Financial Assistance

Including Scholarships/Awards to recognize your contributions and to aid your education or research. Bursaries are also available to support your attendance at the National Community Health Nursing Conference and the RNAO/CHNIG AGMs.


For issues you believe are important to community health nursing.


Best practice development in particular changes related to Primary Care, Public Health, Home Health and Education.

Support the Practice of CHNs in Ontario and Beyond


CHNIG has identified and responded to relevant issues that affect community health nurses. CHNIG participated in development of the Orientation to Public Health Nursing Manual and the Community Health Nursing Vision 2020 Wait or Shape Study. Join CHNIG now!

Cost: $45, $25 for New Grads, $10 for Students


For Active RNAO accounts, join by using the RNAO Membership Contact Form to contact RNAO and request to add CHNIG, or call RNAO home office at 416-599-1925 or 1-800-268-7199.


For New or Inactive RNAO accounts, join or renew your membership online and under Interest Groups, select: “Community Health Nurses’ Initiatives Group”.


CHNIG is registered with Revenue Canada. Our fee of $45 includes HST*. HST Registration number: 827763707RT0001.

CHNIG Board Positions & Committees