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Ontario Securities Commission

Ministry
Finance
URL
www.osc.gov.on.ca
Address
20 QUEEN STREET WEST, 20th FLOOR
TORONTO
M5H3S8
Phone
416-593-8145
Fax
416-593-8122
Background
Securities Act, RSO 1990, c S.5, s 3(1) (opens a new window)
Function

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.

Membership

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.

Term

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.

Meetings
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.
Remuneration

Members are paid by the Corporation.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Full-Time) DAVID GRANT VINGOE
15-Apr-2021 - 14-Apr-2022
toronto
2. Vice-Chair (Full-Time) WENDY BERMAN
19-Jun-2021 - 18-Dec-2021
toronto
3. Vice-Chair (Full-Time) TIMOTHY MOSELEY
29-Nov-2020 - 28-Nov-2022
toronto
4. Vice-Chair (Full-Time)
5. Member (Part-Time) (MARY) CECILIA WILLIAMS
17-Jan-2020 - 16-Jan-2022
mississauga
6. Member (Part-Time) LAWRENCE HABER
24-Jan-2020 - 23-Jan-2022
toronto
7. Member (Part-Time) FRANCES KORDYBACK
27-Feb-2020 - 26-Feb-2022
toronto
8. Member (Part-Time) CATHY SINGER
18-Jun-2020 - 17-Jun-2022
toronto
9. Member (Part-Time) MARY ANNE DE MONTE-WHELAN
18-Feb-2021 - 17-Feb-2023
toronto
10. Member (Part-Time) CRAIG HAYMAN
04-Apr-2021 - 03-Apr-2023
thornbury
11. Member (Part-Time)
12. Member (Part-Time)
13. Member (Part-Time)
14. Member (Part-Time)
15. Member (Part-Time)