You can get more information on properly marking precious metals from the Competition Bureau.
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There are programs that apply to businesses across Canada and others that apply only to businesses in Ontario.
The Competition Bureau provides information on the labelling requirements for non-food products.
Contact the Competition Bureau: 1-800-348-5358 Labelling corner Before you sell precious metals like gold, silver and platinum, you must ensure that they are stamped properly to reflect their quality.
Contact us: 1-888-576-4444 Permits and licences search Understanding intellectual property rights is essential for any arts-based business.
Artists and arts-based businesses may want copyright protection for artistic, dramatic, musical or literary works.
You can get more information on the reporting requirements from the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC).
Contact FINTRAC: 1-866-346-8722 Dealers in precious metals and stones Read online: Environmental approvals If you arrange transportation or sleeping accommodation for your clients, you may need to register with the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO).
Examples of activities that can include regulated travel and accommodation services: To find out more about activities that require registration, contact TICO or visit their website.