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Map RecordAdvertising Standards Canada

Map RecordAdvertising Standards CanadaToronto Downtown * Receives and reviews written consumer complaints about Canadian advertising * Provides advertising pre-clearance services in a number of categories

Map RecordAutomobile Protection Association

Map RecordAutomobile Protection AssociationToronto Downtown Non-profit consumer advocacy group which rates new and used cars and publishes results in an online magazine called "Lemon Aid". Current year review are available to public, archived reviews only avai ... [More]

Map RecordBarrie Police Services Board, Barrie - Mailing Address

Map RecordBarrie Police Services Board, Barrie - Mailing AddressBarrie Arm's length agency of the City of Barrie * provides governance of the Barrie Police Service in accordance with the provisions of the Police Services Act * composed of two municipal representatives, t ... [More]

Map RecordBarrie. Legislative and Court Services Department, Barrie - 70 Collier St, Closed Meeting Investigator Service

Map RecordBarrie. Legislative and Court Services Department, Barrie - 70 Collier St, Closed Meeting Investigator ServiceBarrie City of Barrie has engaged an independent and impartial agent through Local Authority Services Limited (LAS) as the Municipal Closed Meeting Investigator * agent is authorized to conduct investigation ... [More]

Map RecordCanada. Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Ontario Area Office

Map RecordCanada. Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Ontario Area OfficeGuelph 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 ... [More]

Map RecordCanada. Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Mitchell District Office, Animals, Importation and Exportation

Map RecordCanada. Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Mitchell District Office, Animals, Importation and ExportationMitchell Federal animal health protection * inspection programs related to animals across Canada * set, inspect and enforce standards for animal health Complex mandate includes: * inspection of federally-regis ... [More]

Map RecordCanada. Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Gatineau

Map RecordCanada. Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, GatineauGatineau  

Map RecordCanadian Anti-Fraud Centre, No physical location

Map RecordCanadian Anti-Fraud Centre, No physical locationNorth Bay 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 ... [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 Early Childhood Educators

Map RecordCollege of Early Childhood EducatorsToronto Downtown Central Regulates and governs Ontario’s early childhood educators * sets registration requirements, and ethical and professional standards * receives complaints, undertakes discipline process * online public ... [More]

Map RecordCollege of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

Map RecordCollege of Physicians and Surgeons of OntarioToronto Downtown Central Provincial medical regulatory board * investigates complaints relating to doctors' services or conduct * physician search available on website

Map RecordCollege of Psychologists of Ontario (The)

Map RecordCollege of Psychologists of Ontario (The)Toronto Downtown North Regulates psychologists and psychological associates * investigates consumer complaints * educational materials and information for the public and professionals * directory of members available on the ... [More]

Map RecordCollege of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario

Map RecordCollege of Registered Psychotherapists of OntarioToronto Downtown Develops professional practice standards, regulations, statutory programs, and disciplinary processes to govern psychotherapists in Ontario * maintains a public register of members

Map RecordFinancial Consumer Agency of Canada

Map RecordFinancial Consumer Agency of CanadaOttawa  

Map RecordGeneral Insurance OmbudService

Map RecordGeneral Insurance OmbudServiceToronto Downtown 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.

Map RecordInformation and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Map RecordInformation and Privacy Commissioner of OntarioToronto Downtown 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 ... [More]

Map RecordOmbudsman for Banking Services and Investments

Map RecordOmbudsman for Banking Services and InvestmentsToronto Downtown 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 ... [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 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]

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 Education, Toronto Region, Child Care Quality Assurance and Licensing

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of Education, Toronto Region, Child Care Quality Assurance and LicensingToronto Downtown Central 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 ... [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]

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

 Ontario. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, No physical address, Long-Term Care ACTION LineToronto Downtown Central 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 ... [More]

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. Rental Housing Enforcement Unit

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. Rental Housing Enforcement UnitToronto Downtown Central Regulates the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants in residential properties * responds to complaints about offences under the Residential Tenancies Act * investigates complaints up to ... [More]

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of the Attorney General. Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of the Attorney General. Office of the Public Guardian and TrusteeToronto Downtown Central 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 ... [More]

Map RecordRetirement Homes Regulatory Authority

Map RecordRetirement Homes Regulatory AuthorityToronto Downtown Central 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 RecordSimcoe County Home Builders' Association

Map RecordSimcoe County Home Builders' AssociationBarrie Exists to preserve and enhance affordable, quality housing through professionalism, education, research and development, proactive legislative involvement and consumer advocacy * have information to a ... [More]

Map RecordTarion Warranty Corporation, Ontario New Home Warranty Program

Map RecordTarion Warranty Corporation, Ontario New Home Warranty ProgramToronto Downtown 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 ... [More]