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There has never been a better time to join ORCA.


Commercial members enable the delivery of services and programs to the growing number of member residences. ORCA boasts 240 businesses in Ontario that are benefiting from their affiliation with ORCA.

As a commercial member, you can:

  • Be a part of a growing community of dedicated retirement community professionals.
  • Reach retirement home management and other decision makers through sponsorship and advertising opportunities.
  • Build lead-generating relationships with operator members through networking and other special event opportunities year round.
  • Support high quality education and services aimed at ensuring he success of our members and the sector.

Watch this video to learn more about your benefits as an ORCA commercial member! This video showcases our events as well as the benefits and value of membership.

Download our membership application form. Contact Joan at 905-403-0500 ext. 227 with any questions.


Founded in 1977 as an association of accredited retirement homes, ORCA is the voice of Ontario’s regulated retirement home operators. Today, ORCA represents more than 93 per cent of the province’s growing and increasingly diverse retirement community sector. ORCA is the only association with the expertise and experience to effectively represent our members and promote sector success.

  • We advocate on the issues that matter most to our members.
  • We develop meaningful and relevant education and operational resources in consultation with experts and partner organizations.
  • We provide quality member services for a constantly evolving sector.
  • We inform and educate the public about the benefits and value of retirement home living.
  • We steward sector investment and growth through data collection and benchmarking.

Learn more about the benefits of membership.

Become an operator member today:  Download our membership application form. If you are interested in membership for your home, please contact or call 905-403-0500.