And no matter how much (or little) money you have to invest, having the right information and resources can help you make better decisions for you and your family.
We are the Ontario Securities Commission
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) administers and enforces compliance with the provisions of the Securities Act (Ontario) and the Commodity Futures Act (Ontario). The Ontario Securities Commission works to:
foster fair, efficient and competitive capital markets, and confidence in capital markets
foster capital formation
protect investors from unfair, improper or fraudulent practices
contribute to the stability of Ontario’s financial system and the reduction of systemic risk
We do this by making and enforcing rules to govern the securities industry in Ontario.
As a regulator, the OSC administers and enforces compliance with the provisions of Ontario’s Securities Act and Commodities Futures Act.
The resources and tools provided in this website can help you make more informed financial decisions and help you better protect your money.
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Protect against fraud
Includes identifying and protecting yourself from fraud.
Plan and manage
Includes budgeting, saving and registered saving plans.
Investing for your future
Includes types of investments, risk and return and getting advice.
Retirement and money
Includes retirement planning, wills and estate planning and financial elder abuse.