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in the Canadian jewellery industry and the gem trade world wide.

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Canadian Associations

Canadian Diamond Code of Conduct
27 Queen Street East, Suite 600
Toronto, Ontario
M5C 2M6
Telephone 416-363-2968
Fax 416-363-7090
Toll Free - 866-399-1118
Email: info@canadiandiamondcodeofconduct.com
www.canadiandiamondcodeofconduct.com

Canadian Anti-Counterfeiting Network (CACN)
438 University Avenue, suite 1618
Box 60
Toronto, Ontario
M5G 2K8
416-595-5333
Fax 416-595-8226
www.cacn.ca

Canadian Gemmological Assoc.
Duncan Parker, Pres.,
1767 Avenue Rd,
North York, Ont.
M5M 3Y8
Tel:  (416) 785-0962
Fax: (416) 785-9043
e-mail:  info@canadiangemmological.com

Canadian Jewellers Assoc.,
27 Queen St E,
Ste. 600. Toronto,
Ont. MSC 2M6
Tel:  (416) 368-7616
Toll Free:  (800) 580-0942
Fax: (416) 368- 1986
e-mail: cja@canadianjewellers.com
Web: http://www.canadianjewellers.com/

Canadian Institute of Gemmology,
PO. Box 69024,
Vancouver, B.C.
V5K 4W3,
Tel:  (604) 530-8569
Fax: (604) 688-8469
e-mail:  info@cigem.ca

Canadian Jewellery Group Co-Operative Association
Beth Saunders
13 Minerva St. East
Huntsville , Ontario
P1H 1P2
Tel:  (705) 789-1731
Fax: (705) 789-8988
e-mail:  beth@canadianjewellerygroup.ca

Digem,
#802-5010 43rd Street,
Red Deer, Alberta,
T4N 6H2
Tel:  (403) 346-2380
Fax: (403) 347-8680

Quebec Jewellers Association
Lise Petitpas,
868 Rue Brissette
Saint-Julie, QC.,
J3E 2B1
Tel:  (514) 485-3333
Fax: (514) 649-8984
e-mail:  lisepetitpas@cbq.qc.ca

Retail Council of Canada,
121 Bloor St E. 12th Floor,
Toronto, Ont.
M4W 3N4
Tel:  (416) 922-6678
Fax: (416) 922-8011



Other Industry Groups & Foreign Associations

Jewelers Vigilance Committee
Cecilia Gardner
25 West 45th Street, Suite 1406
New York, N.Y.
10036
212-997-2002
Fax 212-997-9148
Web: http://www.jvclegal.org/core.htm

Jewelers' Security Alliance
John Kennedy
6 East 45th Street
New York City, N.Y.
10017
800-537-0067
212-687-0328
Fax 212-808-9168
Web: www.jewelerssecurity.org

Jewelers of America,
52 Vanderbilt Ave.,
19th Floor,
New York, N.Y. 10017
Tel:  (646) 658-0246
Toll Free: (800) 223-0673
Fax: (646) 6580256
e-mail: info@jewelers.org

World Gold Council,
424 Madison Ave., Third Floor,
New York, N.Y. 10017
Tel:  (212) 317-3800,
Fax: (212) 688-0410
Web: www.gold.org

World Diamond Council and their link www.worlddiamondcouncil.com

Kimberley Process and their link www.kimberleyprocess.com

Jewelers Mutual

Education

Canadian Jewellers Association (CJA)

The CJA offers a wide range of jewellery education programs from entry level to appraisal science. The CJA manages the Accredited Appraisal Program, the recognized governing body of jewellery appraisal work in Canada and is associated with several well-recognized international jewellery educators. It offers courses, information and access to: HRDC, ISA, CIBJO, DPS and Master Valuer, along with other Canadian courses of study.

www.canadianjewellers.com
Tel: 416 368 7616 ex 223
Tol: 1 800 580 0942
Fax: 416 368 1986

Canadian Gemmological Association

Professional gemmological training, leading towards the FCGmA diploma. Ancillary professional and general interest gemmological courses. Ongoing education of the association membership.
Tel:  (416) 785-0962
Fax: (416) 785-9043

Law Enforcement

 JVC is in full partnership with the RCMP. Since 1996, JVC has worked closely with the RCMP to help educate officers about the jewellery industry. The result for our industry has been an unprecedented number of arrests made of individuals and groups working against the ethics of our industry.
RCMP web site

You can report any criminal issues to
Crime Stoppers - 1-800-222-8477

Phonebusters - Phonebusters is the national deceptive telemarketing call center, operated by the Ontario Provincial Police.
The can be contacted at 1-888-495-8501
Email phonebusters@efni.com

Canadian Government

Competition Bureau - provides all information to do with the Competition Act. Report misleading advertising, information on Trademarks, Copyrights, Precious Metals Marking Act, Measures Canada.

They can be reached at 1-800-348-5358
Web http://competition.ic.gc.ca/

Competition Bureau Canada

The Competition Bureau administers and enforces the Competition Act and the Precious Metals Marking Act. Anyone wishing to obtain additional information about these statutes or file a complaint should contact the Competition Bureau's Information Centre at:

Telephone
Toll free: 1-800-348-5358
National Capital Region: (819) 997-4282
TDD (for hearing impaired): 1-800-642-3844

Facsimile
(819) 997-0324

Address
Information Centre
Competition Bureau Canada
Industry Canada
50 Victoria Street
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0C9

Web site
www.cb-bc.gc.ca

E-mail
compbureau@cb-bc.gc.ca

Canadian Intellectual Property Office

Questions and requests for information on trademarks and copyrights should be directed to the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. Their complete coordinates are posted on their website (www.cipo.gc.ca) under the "Contact Us" page (http://strategis.gc.ca/sc_mrksv/cipo/contact/cont-e.html).

Measurement Canada

Questions and requests for information pertaining to the administration and enforcement of the Weights and Measures Act should be directed to Measurement Canada Their complete coordinates are posted on their website (www.mc.ic.gc.ca) under the "Contact Us" page http://strategis.ic.gc.ca/epic/internet/inmc-mc.nsf/en/h_lm02101e.html.


tel: 1.800.636.9536
e-mail at: info@jewellersvigilance.ca


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