6 Jul 2020 3:08 PM | CJA (Administrator)

CUSMA- A new Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (new NAFTA) comes into effect July 1st, 2020.
Although there are no anticipated changes for the jewellery and watch sectors, apart from some cosmetic changes to forms, here is a link to the key changes 
Should you experience any issues or have any concerns please contact 

Message from the Federal Government
-Re-opening business workplaces and public spaces and restarting the economy requires clear, fact-based information on how to protect workers and prevent the spread of infection. Employers and employees both have a role to play to keep worksites safe.
Visit the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety website for posters and other practical tools:

Resources to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace
Pandemic tip sheets for specific occupations and industries
All sectors of our communities are partners in rebuilding the economy—and employers and employees both have a role to play to keep worksites safe.  Visit 
Canada.ca/coronavirus for links to your provincial or territorial advice.
This guidance may change depending on updated advice or recommendations of local or regional public health authority.
The Government of Canada has partnered with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce to provide an information service to businesses. The 
Business Resilience Service provides tools and links to help employers and employees continue to operate in accordance with public health guidelines. Business audiences can also sign up to receive daily updates on COVID-19 from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, including the latest network resources and programs to support you and your business.


Since 1918, we have provided a single source for information on this vibrant and diverse industry to consumers, government, media and businesses. 

The CJA is the national trade association for the Canadian jewellery industry, comprised  of retailers, suppliers, appraisers, designers and providers of goods and services.



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Phone: 416-368-7616
Fax: 416-368-1986 

Toll free: 1-800-580-0942 

Email: info@canadianjewellers.com 


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