Ontario Securities Commission

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Ontario Securities Commission
Agency overview
Formed 1932
Jurisdiction Ontario
Headquarters Toronto, Canada
Employees 300
Agency executive Howard I. Wetston, Chair (Since Nov. 15, 2010) [1]
Website http://www.osc.gov.on.ca

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is a regulatory agency which administers and enforces securities legislation in the Canadian province of Ontario. The OSC is an Ontario Crown corporation which reports to the Ontario legislature through the Minister of Finance.

OSC Mandate:

The OSC administers the Ontario Securities Act and the Commodity Futures Act.

The OSC, with over 300 employees, is the largest securities regulator in Canada, and has the Toronto Stock Exchange within its jurisdiction.

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  1. ^ OSC website - Members of the Commission

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