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Consumer Information
  The Competition Bureau explains how not to be a victim of fraud!
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  Health Canada's Industry Guide to Children's Jewellery.
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  How to keep your jewellery safe at home and when travelling
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  How to Sell Your Gold Jewellery- a Consumer Guide
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  What You Should Know About Jewellery Appraisals.
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Industry Information

As you may know, the JVC along together with the CJA will be working together this year to create some of the best social events ever for the Canadian jewellery industry. To that end, the joint JVC/CJA Committees are moving along with plans for the 2017 Jewellers’ Golf Tournament which will be held at the Angus Glen Golf Course and is scheduled for Monday, June 26, 2017Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. and the shotgun scramble begins promptly at 1:00 p.m. Lower pricing this year with a lot of new events.

On behalf of the Jewellers’ Golf Tournament Committee, we are hoping you will help us reach our goal in making this year’s 2017 Jewellers’ Golf Tournament The Best Golf Tournament Ever!  Click here for registration form and more information. 

REVISED JVC/CJA Anti-money Laundering/Anti-Terrorist Financing Compliance Kit
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If you are a JVC Contributor you may have access to a AML Compliance Regime Kit which is available on this web site. Please contact Carla Adams at 416-368-4840 or 1-800-636-9536 or email If you already have the user ID and password please enter it here to access the Kit


Counterfeit Products
The United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC) have launched a global campaign against counterfeit products and organized crime.  Attached is a link to a public service announcement.
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Canadian Gemstone Guidelines- Revised Edition 2015
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FINTRAC's Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Compliance Assessment reports and Evaluations for Dealers In precious Metals and Stones (DPMS)
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Health Canada releases "Industry Guide to Children's Jewellery".
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REVISED  Scale information for Buyers and Sellers of Precious Metals and Gemstones.
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Precious metal scales- Important information from Measurement Canada
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  JVC's Crime Prevention Program- Are you a member?
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  New revised "Made in Canada" Guidelines
The Competition Bureau has revised its Guide to "Made in Canada " Claims. The Enforcement Guidelines relating to "Product of Canada " and "Made in Canada " Claims (the "Guidelines") distinguish between "Product of Canada" and "Made in Canada " claims. "Product of Canada " claims will be subject to a higher threshold of Canadian content (98%), while "Made in Canada " claims will remain subject to a 51% threshold of Canadian content but must be accompanied by a qualifying statement. In both cases, the last substantial transformation of the product must have occurred in Canada . These Guidelines come into effect July 1, 2010. For more detailed information on how these revised Guidelines may affect your marketing representations visit the Competition Bureau's web site at .

Health Canada releases Guidance on Mandatory Incident Reporting under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act - Section 14 Duties in the Event of an Incident

NEW Resources on the Health Canada website about the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act  (CCPSA):
Guidance on Preparing and Maintaining Documents under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) - Section 13
Canada Consumer Product Safety Act - Information for Retailers
Consumer Product Incident Report Form - For Industry

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