Professor George Sylvain is the founder of Can-Ryu Jiu-Jitsu. The Canadian Jiu-Jitsu Union was established by circa 1963.
The Canadian Jiu-Jitsu Union is the offical organization for the style of Can-Ryu Jiu-Jitsu, the Canadian System of Jiu-Jitsu. He designed it to meet the Canadian temperament and environment.
Professor Sylvain created the Canadian Jiu-Jitsu Union for the purposes of developing advanced training methods for Jiu-Jitsu practitioners, particularly those individuals holding black belt ranks in order to give them a platform to learn to be better professional and qualified teachers.