The Canadian Council on Nutrition (CCN) is a not-for-profit corporation, registered under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (NFP Act).

CCN’s mandate is to serve the public and the Nutrition professional community, by building and maintaining a high quality standard of practice for the Nutrition industry.


  1. To facilitate a regulatory standard of quality, ethics and safety among its members.
  2. To build a network of knowledgeable and trusted general nutrition practitioners in Canada.


The Canadian Council on Nutrition regulates the practice of its membership of non-clinical Nutrition professionals in Canada. It does this by setting entry requirements and professional standards of practice, as well as, by ensuring that members meet those standards.

CCN is dedicated to the public receiving ethical and competent care from highly qualified nutrition professionals.

Members of CCN are accountable to CCN’s membership Scope of Practice; the breach of which results in loss of membership and the removal of their profile from CCN’s directory.