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Ad Standards

Ad Standards Receives complaints about paid advertising in all media * administers a code of advertising standards Canada

Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, Head Office

Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, Head Office For information on the Commission's response to COVID-19 CLICK HERE Regulates the sale, service and consumption of beverage alcohol * regulates and licenses casino gaming, charitable gaming, lotterie ... Ontario

Automobile Protection Association

Automobile Protection Association Consumer information and advocacy regarding automotive industry * free legal advice to members, nonmembers receive basic information * publishes Lemon Aid -- guide to new and used car recommendations, ... Canada

Canada. Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Ontario Area Office

Canada. Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Ontario Area Office Inspection services, quarantine programs related to food, animal health, plant protection * enforces food safety, nutritional quality standards established by Health Canada * responds to food borne il ... Ontario

Canada. Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Gatineau

Canada. Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Gatineau   Canada

Canada. Office of the Veterans Ombudsman

Canada. Office of the Veterans Ombudsman The Veterans Ombudsman is an impartial arms-length and independent officer who is directly accountable to the Minister of Veterans Affairs. As an independent voice, the Ombudsman works to ensure the f ... Canada

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, No physical location

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, No physical location Assists anyone who feels they have been the victim of consumer fraud or identity theft by telemarketers, email, fax, phone, or businesses Services include: * Compiling a registry of complaints for pro ... Canada ; North America ; Outside North America ; USA

College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario

College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario Provincial regulatory college for the professions of audiology and speech-language pathology * handles consumer complaints Ontario

College of Early Childhood Educators

College of Early Childhood Educators Regulates and governs Ontario’s early childhood educators * sets registration requirements, and ethical and professional standards * receives complaints, undertakes discipline process * online public ... Ontario

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario Provincial medical regulatory board * investigates complaints relating to doctors' services or conduct * physician search available on website Ontario

College of Psychologists of Ontario (The)

College of Psychologists of Ontario (The) Regulates psychologists and psychological associates * investigates consumer complaints * educational materials and information for the public and professionals * directory of members available on the ... Ontario

College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario

College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario Establishes professional practice standards, regulations, statutory programs, and disciplinary processes to govern psychotherapists in Ontario * maintains a public register of members Ontario

Community Legal Education Ontario, No Physical Address, Your Legal Rights - Cleonet Consumer Law - Collection agencies

Community Legal Education Ontario, No Physical Address, Your Legal Rights - Cleonet Consumer Law - Collection agencies   Ontario

Fair Practices Commission

Fair Practices Commission Ensures fair practices at the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board * receives complaints from injured workers, employers and service providers * helps to resolve concerns about alleged unfair practice ... Ontario

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada   Canada

General Insurance OmbudService

General Insurance OmbudService Provides a cost-free, independent and impartial process to resolve consumer's complaints or questions regarding claims, interpretation of policy coverage and policy processing and handling. Canada

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario The role of the Information and Privacy Commissioner is set out in three statutes: the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Priv ... Ontario

Insurance Bureau of Canada, Ontario Head Office, Consumer Information Centre

Insurance Bureau of Canada, Ontario Head Office, Consumer Information Centre Handles questions and concerns about automobile, property and liability insurance * information on loss prevention, safety tips * presentations to community groups on insurance related topics br> Comm ... Ontario

Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments

Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments OBSI is the independent dispute resolution service for consumers with a complaint they can't resolve with their banking services or investment firm. Can only investigate complaints about firms that pa ... Canada

Ombudsman Ontario

Ombudsman Ontario COVID-19 -- office and phone lines are currently closed; complaints may be made using online complaint form on website, or via email at info@ombudsman.on.ca Children and Youth Unit will respond to ca ... Ontario

Ontario Energy Board, Consumer Relations

Ontario Energy Board, Consumer Relations COVID-19 -- essential core operations including responding to consumer inquiries * Electricity disconnection ban -- Disconnection for non-payment by residential customers banned until the end of the ... Ontario

Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council

Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council Regulates motor vehicle dealers and salespersons in Ontario * enforces Motor Vehicle Dealers Act (MVDA) on behalf of Ministry of Government and Consumer Services * ensures registration of dealers and ... Ontario

Ontario. Ministry of Education, Toronto Region, Child Care Quality Assurance and Licensing

Ontario. Ministry of Education, Toronto Region, Child Care Quality Assurance and Licensing Licences and inspects all group child care programs including child care centres and home child care agencies * online child care finder includes licensing reports * assesses licensed programs in acco ... Ontario

Ontario. Ministry of Government and Consumer Services. Consumer Protection Ontario

Ontario. Ministry of Government and Consumer Services. Consumer Protection Ontario Public information and advice on consumer rights and responsibilities, complaints and consumer protection legislation * attempts to mediate complaints arising from regulated sectors of the marketplace ... Ontario

Ontario. Ministry of Long-Term Care, No physical address, Long-Term Care ACTION Line

Ontario. Ministry of Long-Term Care, No physical address, Long-Term Care ACTION Line A toll-free government service concerning long-term care homes and Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) in Ontario * handles concerns and registers complaints about long-term care homes and LHIN ... Ontario

Ontario. Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. Rental Housing Enforcement Unit

Ontario. Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. Rental Housing Enforcement Unit COVID-19 -- no new eviction orders will be issued until further notice and sheriff’s offices will postpone any scheduled enforcement of current eviction orders * tenants must pay rent while an evicti ... Ontario

Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General. Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

Ontario. Ministry of the Attorney General. Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee Manages financial and/or personal affairs of persons who are mentally incapable where no one else is able to do so * makes medical treatment decisions for persons who are mentally incapable where no o ... Ontario

Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority

Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority Regulatory agency licenses retirement homes in Ontario * maintains public register of retirement homes * information and referral * educates retirement homes, consumers and the public about the Retire ... Ontario

Tarion Warranty Corporation, Ontario New Home Warranty Program

Tarion Warranty Corporation, Ontario New Home Warranty Program Tarion protects the rights of new home buyers and regulates new home builders of Ontario's residential building industry, being responsible for licensing all new home builders in the province and ensu ... Bruce County ; Dufferin County ; Grey County ; Simcoe County ; Toronto Downtown