The Canadian Jewellers Association Appoints Brian Land as General Manager

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The Canadian Jewellers Association Appoints Brian Land as General Manager. Umesh Shah and Stephen Cole, Chairmen of the Board of the Canadian Jewellers Association (CIA), are pleased to announce the appointment of Brian C. Land as the General Manager effective August 21, 2017. Brian has more than 20 years of senior management experience in Canadian […]

The CJA is Proud to Introduce Co-Chairmen Umesh Shah and Steven Cole

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Held last Monday, the 2017 CJA AGM was another success with many members in attendance and reminders of the CJA’s many new developments. The CJA held its Annual General Meeting on July 24th, 2017 at the Cambridge Suites Hotel in Toronto. The business of the AGM was conducted. As part of this business, Darren Dubrovsky […]

CJA and JVC Combine

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CJA and JVC Combine The Canadian Jewellers Association (CJA) is proud to announce that they and Jewellers Vigilance Canada (JVC) have combined together under the CJA umbrella effective June 29, 2017.The CJA and JVC each had a unique focus within the Canadian jewellery and watch industry and The CJA and JVC each had a unique […]

Pac Team Group Opens in Canada

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info@pacteam-group.ca +1 647-243- 8555 For Immediate Release Pac Team Group opens in Canada London, Ontario, May 31, 2017: Since opening in Switzerland in 1949, Pac Team (www.pacteam-group.com) has been designing and manufacturing displays, packaging and retail environments for various industries, including brands in jewelry, watch, luxury, eyewear, and fashion. Canada is the newest location for […]

Winnipeg’s Diamond Gallery named Independent Retailer of the Year by Retail Council of Canada

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  For Immediate Release Toronto – May 2, 2017 Retail Council of Canada (RCC) announced today that Diamond Gallery is the winner of the Excellence in Retail Awards (ERA) 2017 Independent Retailer of the Year Award. RCC’s Independent Retail Ambassador of the Year Award recognizes the outstanding contributions of a local independent retailer to his […]

Join Us for the 2017 Jewellers’ Golf Tournament

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  As you may know, the CJA along together with the JVC 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 CJA/JVC Committees are moving along with plans for the 2017 Jewellers’ Golf Tournament which will be held at […]

Gem Star and Jewelmark Launch Enchanted Disney© Fine Jewellery in Canada

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Jewelmark, a division of Jay Gems in New York, has announced that it has entered the Canadian market. A diamond jewellery manufacturer, with a factory and diamond sourcing office in India, Jewelmark has recently launched Enchanted Disney© Fine Jewelry. This extraordinary collection is inspired by Disney’s princesses and celebrates a woman’s beauty, elegance, independence and […]

Jewellery By Varouj Receives Best Of Village 2016 Award By Village Post Magazine

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Toronto, Ontario- Canadian Jewellers Association (CJA) would like to formally congratulate retail member, Varouj Tabakian from Jewellery by Varouj on yet another achievement to add to their roster of awards. Located in the heart of Forest Hill, Jewellery by Varouj is considered one of the finest, and most exciting finds. The official selection was announced […]

First-ever certification program for jewellery retailers introduced by Retail Council of Canada and the Canadian Jewellers Association

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TORONTO, Oct. 6, 2016 /CNW/ – Retail Council of Canada (RCC) and the Canadian Jewellers Association (CJA) announce the first-ever retail certification program for jewellery store managers and personnel – the Certified Jewellery Retail Professional Program (CJRP). CJRP is the first-of-its-kind program that covers matters of critical knowledge and skills that are unique to the jewellery […]

Message from the CJA: Precedent-Setting Standard for Responsible Mining Released

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Draft Standard released today, backed by members of multiple sectors including mining, labor, NGOs, impacted communities, and downstream users/businesses Today, the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA), a group that includes stakeholders from the mining industry, organized labor, nongovernmental organizations, impacted communities, and businesses, released a draft Standard for Responsible Mining for public comment. The […]