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Map RecordAdvertising Standards Canada

Map RecordAdvertising Standards CanadaToronto Downtown The self-regulatory body for Canadian advertising. Administers the Canadian Code of Advertising Standards, the principal instrument of advertising self-regulation in Canada. Also administer a consumer ... [More]

Map RecordAlcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, Head Office

Map RecordAlcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, Head OfficeNorth York Central Regulates the sale, service and consumption of beverage alcohol * regulates and licenses casino gaming, charitable gaming, lotteries and horse racing * addresses complaints about licensed establishmen ... [More]

Map RecordAutomobile Protection Association

Map RecordAutomobile Protection AssociationToronto Downtown Central 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, ... [More]

Map RecordBereavement Authority of Ontario

Map RecordBereavement Authority of OntarioNorth York Central Regulates funeral, transfer service, cemetery and crematorium sectors * inspects and licenses funeral establishments, transfer services, cemeteries and crematoriums * regulates licensing of cemetery a ... [More]

Map RecordCanada. Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Niagara District Office

Map RecordCanada. Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Niagara District OfficeSt Catharines Safeguards Canada's food supply and its plant and animal resource base * enforces standards established by Health Canada * verifies industry compliance with federal laws, including registration and i ... [More]

Map RecordCanada. Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Ottawa, National Do Not Call List

Map RecordCanada. Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Ottawa, National Do Not Call ListOttawa Register to have your phone number added to the National Do Not Call list * it may take up to 31 days to begin noticing a reduction in calls * allows consumers to reduce the number of unsolicited tele ... [More]

Canada. Competition Bureau, Information Centre

 Canada. Competition Bureau, Information CentreGatineau Independent law enforcement agency * ensures that Canadian businesses and consumers prosper in a competitive and innovative marketplace The types of anti-competitive activities investigated by the Bur ... [More]

Map RecordCanada. Health Canada, Consumer Product Safety Office

Map RecordCanada. Health Canada, Consumer Product Safety OfficeHamilton Central Investigates complaints related to the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) and enforces safety regulations. Also responsible for cosmetics under the Food and Drugs Act.

Map RecordCanada. Health Canada, Medical Devices Hotline

Map RecordCanada. Health Canada, Medical Devices HotlineToronto Regulates products, not services, relating to medical devices. Receives complaints and general inquiries about failures, malfunctions or problems with medical devices such as hearing aids and medical ... [More]

Map RecordCanadian Marketing Association

Map RecordCanadian Marketing AssociationToronto The largest marketing association in Canada. Its members include Canada's major financial institutions, insurance companies, publishers, retailers, charitable organizations, agencies, relationship mar ... [More]

Map RecordCollege of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario

Map RecordCollege of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of OntarioToronto Downtown North Provincial regulatory college for the professions of audiology and speech-language pathology * handles consumer complaints

Map RecordCollege of Massage Therapists of Ontario

Map RecordCollege of Massage Therapists of OntarioToronto Downtown North Regulating body of the profession * investigates complaints against massage therapists * provides general information about massage therapy to the public * database of registered massage therapists se ... [More]

Map RecordCollege of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

Map RecordCollege of Physicians and Surgeons of OntarioToronto Medical regulatory board * licenses doctors to practice medicine in Ontario * investigates complaints relating to doctors' professional services and conduct, including complaints of sexual abuse Docto ... [More]

Map RecordFinancial Services Commission of Ontario

Map RecordFinancial Services Commission of OntarioNorth York Central Information and assistance on insurance (including life, health, property, disability, automobile and travel health insurance), pension plans, loan and trust companies, credit unions and caisses popul ... [More]

Guardian Angels Program

 Guardian Angels ProgramVirgil Advocates for improved care for residents in Ontario's long term care homes to ensure that residents are provided with consistent and quality medical care, psychological and physical therapy support. ... [More]

Map RecordInsurance Bureau of Canada, Ontario Region, Consumer Information Centre

Map RecordInsurance Bureau of Canada, Ontario Region, Consumer Information CentreToronto Downtown Central Handles questions and concerns about automobile, property and liability insurance * information on loss prevention, safety tips * presentations to community groups on insurance related topics

Map RecordLaw Society of Ontario

Map RecordLaw Society of OntarioToronto Downtown Central Regulatory and licensing body for legal services in Ontario * Complaint Service -- handles complaints about lawyer or paralegal conduct and services -- 416-947-3310 or 1-800-268-7568

Map RecordOmbudService for Life & Health Insurance

Map RecordOmbudService for Life & Health InsuranceToronto Downtown Central Inquiries and complaints resolution for consumers of life and health insurance products and services including disability, employment health benefits, travel, and insurance investment products * onlin ... [More]

Map RecordOmbudsman for Banking Services and Investments

Map RecordOmbudsman for Banking Services and InvestmentsToronto Downtown Central Independent organization that investigates customer complaints against financial service providers, including banks and other deposit-taking organizations, investment dealers, mutual fund dealers and ... [More]

Map RecordOmbudsman Ontario

Map RecordOmbudsman OntarioToronto Downtown Central Confidential investigation of public complaints about Ontario government services that could not be resolved through regular complaints procedures * includes provincial ministries, Crown corporations, ... [More]

Map RecordOntario Civilian Police Commission

Map RecordOntario Civilian Police CommissionToronto Downtown An independent oversight agency tasked with ensuring that adequate and effective policing services are provided in a fair and accountable manner under the Ontario Police Services Act. As an independen ... [More]

Map RecordOntario College of Pharmacists

Map RecordOntario College of PharmacistsToronto Downtown North Provincial regulating body of pharmacists and pharmacies * investigates consumer complaints and concerns * pharmacist and pharmacy search available on website Note: Contact a pharmacist directly for d ... [More]

Map RecordOntario Dental Association (ODA)

Map RecordOntario Dental Association (ODA)Toronto A voluntary professional organization that represents the dentists of Ontario, supports its members, and is dedicated to the provision of exemplary oral health care. Promotes the attainment of optimal ... [More]

Map RecordOntario Energy Board, Consumer Relations

Map RecordOntario Energy Board, Consumer RelationsToronto Downtown North Regulates, licenses, monitors and inspects energy industry participants including natural gas and electricity utilities * investigates potential violations and enforces regulations * regulates rates c ... [More]

Ontario Judicial Council

 Ontario Judicial CouncilToronto Downtown Contact this office by letter in order to complain about a provincial judge's conduct or actions. Complaint is made in writing only by mail or fax - not by phone. All letters that are sent must have a ... [More]

Map RecordOntario Motor Vehicle Industry Council

Map RecordOntario Motor Vehicle Industry CouncilEast York 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 ... [More]

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

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of Government and Consumer Services. Consumer Protection OntarioToronto Downtown Central 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 ... [More]

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Hamilton Central - Southern Regional Office, Landlord and Tenant Board (SRO)

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Hamilton Central - Southern Regional Office, Landlord and Tenant Board (SRO)Hamilton Central A social justice tribunal of Ontario that resolves disputes between residential landlords and tenants and eviction applications filed by non-profit housing co-operatives. Also provides information abo ... [More]

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of the Attorney General, Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee - Hamilton Branch, Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of the Attorney General, Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee - Hamilton Branch, Office of the Public Guardian and TrusteeHamilton Central A government agency that protects mentally incapable people, protects the public's interest in charities, searches for heirs for estates which the OPGT administers, invests perpetual care funds, and d ... [More]

Map RecordReal Estate Council of Ontario

Map RecordReal Estate Council of OntarioEtobicoke Central Regulatory body * sets standards for certification and licensing * investigates complaints

Map RecordRetirement Homes Regulatory Authority

Map RecordRetirement Homes Regulatory AuthorityToronto Downtown North 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 ... [More]

Map RecordTarion Warranty Corporation

Map RecordTarion Warranty CorporationToronto Responsible for administering the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act, which outlines the warranty protection that new home purchasers are entitled to in Ontario. * Licence new home builders and vend ... [More]

Map RecordTransUnion of Canada

Map RecordTransUnion of CanadaBurlington Stores and maintains credit information about individual Canadian consumers for use by members of the credit reporting agency. * Provides credit reports to individuals upon request * Provides informat ... [More]

Map RecordTravel Industry Council of Ontario

Map RecordTravel Industry Council of OntarioMississauga Answers consumers inquiries and attempts to mediate complaints arising from the purchase of travel services from registered travel agencies. Claims against the Ontario Travel Industry Compensation Fun ... [More]