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Celebrate our 60th year as a Canadian Association!
Speakers are all confirmed and we will be updating soon so stay tuned for exciting announcements:

Toronto Events

Check out our upcoming events and classes in the Toronto area.

Vancouver Events

View details on CGA Gem Conference 2018 as well as upcoming events and classes in the Vancouver area.

Calgary Events

Coming soon, your source for CGA Events in the Calgary area.

Gemmological Courses

The CGA has something for everyone with a desire to learn more about gems.

Education Overview

Master fundamentals of gemmology or fine tune your skills to advance your career.

Professional Gemmology Program

The CGA’s professional gemmology training is available in several formats…

General Interest

Courses for those who want to learn more about gems without undertaking professional training.

Advanced Courses

Keep your gemmological expertise up to date.


Fellows of the Canadian Gemmological Association are gemmologists with a strong grasp of both theory and practice who have..

Shop Canadian Gemmological

Visit the CGA store to purchase memberships, courses, additional resources, and gemmological tools

CGA Sponsors

Support from volunteers, industry and community is important to the success of the CGA. Please help us recognize those who have stepped forward to lend a hand, by visiting their websites and checking out their services!