The Chemical Institute of Canada works to advance the principles and practices of the chemical sciences for the betterment of society through three foci:

We support chemical science professionals at all stages of their career, helping to foster personal development and confidence. We engage students, the public, and Canada’s leaders in the wonders of the chemical sciences, creating dialogue, and growing understanding of the value the chemical sciences brings to the world. Our conferences, local events and forums bring the chemistry community together to share ideas. Our members are more informed, better connected, and more valuable to employers and institutions.


Countering corrosion

Anyone who works with metal recognizes the constant threat of corrosion, a problem that becomes especially profound for structures installed in the world’s oceans.

Celebrating peer review

September 16-20th, 2019 is Peer Review Week. This is the 5th annual event celebrating the vital contribution that peer review makes to upholding quality in scientific publishing.

Science Literacy Week gets under way

Next week, September 16-22, is Science Literacy Week, an annual celebration of scientists and science communication that is taking place in locations across the country. Keep an eye out for events in your community. The local library may have a themed display of science books that come recommended by other readers. Science centres, museums, and...


October 25-28, 2020

70th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference

Ottawa, ON