Organization / Program Name(s)Located In Description (Brief)
Ad StandardsToronto Downtown Central Receives complaints about paid advertising in all media * administers a code of advertising standards
Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, Head OfficeNorth York Central COVID-19 --  closed to in-person service until further notice ; customer support remains available via telephone ; most licences, registrations, permits and authorizations may be applied for or renew ...
Automobile 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, ...
Bereavement 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 ...
Canada. 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 ...
Canada. Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Ottawa, National Do Not Call ListOttawa Individuals can register to put their phone number on the National Do Not Call list * may take up to 31 days to begin noticing a reduction in calls * allows consumers to reduce the number of unsolicit ...
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 ...
Canada. Health Canada, Consumer Product Safety OfficeOntario 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.
Canada. 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 ...
Canadian Marketing AssociationToronto Downtown Central Information on consumer rights in advertising * Do Not Mail Service -- removes contact information from marketing mailing lists * Marketing Job Bank -- career resources for job seekers and employers * ...
College 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
College 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 ...
College of Physicians and Surgeons of OntarioToronto Medical regulatory board * issues licenses to doctors that allow them to practice medicine in Ontario * maintains public register of licensed physicians * investigate public complaints against doctors ...
Credit Canada, St CatharinesSt Catharines COVID-19 - All offices are closed to the public and appointments are being done over the phone. All payments must be done by telephone or internet banking. A non-profit charitable organization offeri ...
Credit Canada, Niagara Falls - Satellite OfficeNiagara Falls COVID-19 - All offices are closed to the public and appointments are being done over the phone. All payments must be done by telephone or internet banking. A non-profit charitable organization offeri ...
Credit Canada, Welland - Satellite OfficeWelland COVID-19 - All offices are closed to the public and appointments are being done over the phone. All payments must be done by telephone or internet banking. A non-profit charitable organization offeri ...
Financial Services Regulatory Authority of OntarioNorth York Central Information and assistance on insurance (including life, health, property, disability, automobile), pension plans, loan and trust companies, deposit insurance, credit unions and caisses populaires, mo ...
Insurance Bureau of Canada, Ontario Head Office, 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 br> Comm ...
Law 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
OmbudService 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 ...
Ombudsman 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 ...
Ombudsman OntarioToronto Downtown Central COVID-19 -- office and phone lines are currently closed; complaints may be made using online complaint form on website, or via email to info@ombudsman.on.ca Children and Youth Unit will respond to ca ...
Ontario 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 ...
Ontario 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 ...
Ontario Energy Board, Consumer RelationsToronto Downtown North 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 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 ...
Ontario. Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Hamilton Central - Southern Regional Office, Landlord and Tenant Board (SRO)Hamilton Central During COVID-19 Hamilton tenant by-law complaints can be submitted online . They can also be submitted through phone or e-mail. All in person service counters closed until further notice. A social jus ...
Ontario.Ministry of the Attorney General, Hamilton Services, Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee - Hamilton Branch, Office of the Public Guardian and TrusteeHamilton Central A government agency that protects individuals with mental disabilities, protects the public's interest in charities, searches for heirs for estates which the OPGT administers, invests perpetual care f ...
Real Estate Council of OntarioEtobicoke Central Regulatory body * sets standards for certification and licensing * investigates complaints about real estates agents and brokers
Tarion 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 ...
Travel 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 ...