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GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca is an Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) website that provides unbiased and independent financial tools to help you make better financial decisions.

The Ontario Securities Commission

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is an independent Crown corporation that is responsible for regulating the capital marketsCapital markets Where people buy and sell investments.+ read full definition in Ontario. Our statutory mandate is:

To provide protection to investors from unfair, improper or fraudulent practices and to foster fair and efficient capital markets and confidence in capital markets.

Providing protection to investors is a key part of the OSCOSC See Ontario Securities Commission.+ read full definition’s mandate. As a regulatory agency, the OSC administers and enforces the Securities Act (Ontario) and the Commodity Futures Act (Ontario). Specifically, the OSC works to protect investors by making and enforcing rules governing the securities industry in Ontario.

The Investor Office

GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca is managed by the Investor Office of the OSC. The Investor Office sets the strategic direction and leads the OSC’s efforts in investor engagement, education, outreach and research. The Office also brings the investor perspective to policy-making and operations.

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  • InvestmentReporting.ca – This resource helps investors make sense of the two new annual reports investors will be receiving that detail the fees paid for investment advice.
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