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 ...
Canada. Bank of Canada, Ottawa - Wellington StOttawa The nation's central bank. It is not a commercial bank and does not offer banking services to the public. * Rather, its responsibilities are for Canada's monetary policy, bank notes, financial system, ...
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. 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. Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Canadian Firearms ProgramOttawa Oversees the administration of the Firearms Act * the Act requires all firearm owners to hold a valid firearms licence and restricted and prohibited firearms to be registered * licence applicants must ...
Canada. Transport Canada, St Catharines, Marine SafetySt Catharines The office administers regulations, standards, guidelines, codes and procedures respecting the safe conduct of large ships. Examination centre for seafarers. Handles shipping masters (discharge books) ...
Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications CommissionGatineau Independent authority responsible for regulating (under the Broadcasting Act) all broadcasting in Canada, including AM and FM radio, cable television, satellite dish service, specialty services and pa ...
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 ...
Information and Privacy Commissioner of OntarioToronto Downtown Provides independent oversight for Ontario's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and Personal Health Information Prote ...
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of CanadaGatineau An Officer of Parliament who reports directly to the House of Commons and the Senate. The Commissioner is an advocate for the privacy rights of Canadians with the power to: * investigate complaints, c ...
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. Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development, Niagara Regional OfficeSt Catharines Advances safe, fair and harmonious workplace practices * responsible for occupational health and safety, employment rights and responsibilities, labour relations and internal administration * enforces ...
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 ...
ServiceOntario, St Catharines - St Paul StSt Catharines COVID-19 : As of March 19, 2020 ServiceOntario has extended validation to expired and expiring driver’s licences, health cards, Ontario Photo Cards, licence plate stickers and many more products. You ...
Ten Thousand Villages, Port ColbornePort Colborne A not for profit, fair trade organization, selling hand-crafted items, coffee, food and chocolate from developing countries to provide steady income and education and medical care.