Jewellers Vigilance Canada Inc. is a non-profit association established to advance ethical practices in the jewellery industry. JVC works closely with Industry Canada- Fair Business Practices Branch and the Competition Bureau. JVC also has formed a partnership with the RCMP to help prevent fraudulent activity within this industry.
Steven A. Knight is a fully Accredited Appraiser through the Canadian Jewellers Institute. His member listing can be found on the Jewellers Vigilance web site here.
The Canadian Jewellers Institute (CJI) is the education division of the Canadian Jewellers Association. The CJI offers a wide range of jewellery education programs from entry level to appraisal science. The CJI 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.