Ontario Securities Commission
20 QUEEN STREET WEST, 20th FLOOR
- Securities Act, RSO 1990, c S.5, s 3(1) (opens a new window)
The Ontario Securities Commission is a provincial agency that is responsible for regulating the capital markets in Ontario. The Commission administers and enforces the Securities Act (Ontario) and the Commodity Futures Act (Ontario) and certain provisions of the Business Corporations Act (Ontario). The mandate of the Commission is to provide protection to investors from unfair, improper or fraudulent practices; to foster fair, efficient and competitive capital markets and confidence in capital markets; to foster capital formation; and to contribute to the stability of the financial system and the reduction of systemic risk. The Commission’s priorities are published annually in the Statement of Priorities.
Members are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. The Commission is composed of at least nine and not more than 16 Members (also referred to as Commissioners). The Lieutenant Governor in Council designates one Member as the Chair of the Commission and up to three Members as Vice-Chairs. The Chair and Vice-Chairs are appointed on a full-time basis. All other Members are part-time appointees and devote as much time as required to perform their duties.
Members are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council for an initial term of up to two years, and may be eligible for reappointment for a second term of up to three years and a third term of up to five years.
- Commission policy meetings are typically held on a bi-weekly basis. Board and board committee meetings are held at least quarterly. When assigned to adjudicate a proceeding before the Commission’s tribunal, Members devote as much time as required to perform their duties.
Members are paid by the Corporation.
Appointments & Vacancies
|1.||Chair (Full-Time)||DAVID GRANT VINGOE||
15-Apr-2021 - 14-Apr-2022
|2.||Vice-Chair (Full-Time)||WENDY BERMAN||
19-Jun-2021 - 18-Dec-2021
|3.||Vice-Chair (Full-Time)||TIMOTHY MOSELEY||
29-Nov-2020 - 28-Nov-2022
|5.||Member (Part-Time)||(MARY) CECILIA WILLIAMS||
17-Jan-2020 - 16-Jan-2022
|6.||Member (Part-Time)||LAWRENCE HABER||
24-Jan-2020 - 23-Jan-2022
|7.||Member (Part-Time)||FRANCES KORDYBACK||
27-Feb-2020 - 26-Feb-2022
|8.||Member (Part-Time)||CATHY SINGER||
18-Jun-2020 - 17-Jun-2022
|9.||Member (Part-Time)||MARY ANNE DE MONTE-WHELAN||
18-Feb-2021 - 17-Feb-2023
|10.||Member (Part-Time)||CRAIG HAYMAN||
04-Apr-2021 - 03-Apr-2023