A regular member is any individual, firm, association, partnership, corporation, or other entity which is an owner, developer, manager, lessee or operator of a self-service storage facility.

The membership fee for a regular member depends on the number of storage facilities that you own and your total number of doors (units).

Your cost to join the Canadian Self Storage Association as a Regular Member is $599.00 per year plus H.S.T/G.S.T.  for the first facility owned.


Your Membership now includes  Full Benefits with a  Direct Membership to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) as well!

If for any reason you do not wish to have your CSSA Membership include you CFIB Membership please contact us directly at 1-888-898-8538 or by email at info@cssa.ca

Each additional storage facility owned by the same company is $99.00 plus H.S.T./G.S.T.  

Your membership year will begin on the date of joining the Association and you will receive an invoice each year on the anniversary of this date.



Upon receipt and review of your online application for a membership account you will receive by email an invoice for your annual membership dues.  Upon the anniversary of your joining the C.S.S.A. you will automatically receive your renewal invoice for the next year.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Canadian Self Storage Association as our newest Regular Member!


  • Lien Laws
  • Leases
  • Discounted Merchant Services Rates for your credit and debit card transactions with the C.F.I.B. Exclusive Program
  • Discounted Health Insurance options for owners, family and staff with the C.F.I.B. Exclusive Program
  • Access to many complimentary business related C.F.I.B. resources

C.S.S.A. Events and Self Storage Specific Courses

  • Access to Best Practice White Papers with regard to Working with Delinquent Customers and Building your own User Agreement
  • Network
  • Vendor Trade Show
  • Socializing with Peers
  • Workshops
    • Operations
    • Marketing
    • Financing
    • Insurance
    • Legal Issues
    • Lien Laws
    • Development Issues
    • HR Development
    • Management
    • Security
    • Client Relationships
    • Disaster Response


  • Annual subscription to Mini Storage Messenger
  • Annual subscription to SSA Globe Magazine
  • Self Storage Canada Magazine

With your CSSA membership you are entitled to the following SSA (Self Storage Assn. in USA) Benefits:

  • Eligible to attend  SSA Conferences and Trade Shows at a reduced rate
  • Purchase all SSA publications at a reduced rate
  • $50.00(USD) SSA gift certificate redeemable for: registration fees, conferences, education sessions or SSA publications.
  • Access to SSA Manager Certification Course (MCC)

As a C.S.S.A. membership we are pleased to offer you a very special discounted Direct Membership with CFIB, allowing preferred payment processing rates and solutions.

To learn more, we have provided additional information please click here: English & French