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Map RecordAd Standards

Map RecordAd StandardsToronto Downtown Central Receives complaints about paid advertising in all media * administers a code of advertising standards

Map RecordAlcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, Head Office

Map RecordAlcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, Head OfficeNorth York Central 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 ... [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 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  

Canada. Office of the Veterans Ombudsman

 Canada. Office of the Veterans OmbudsmanOttawa 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 ... [More]

Map RecordCLEO, No Physical Address, Your Legal Rights - Cleonet Consumer Law - Collection agencies

Map RecordCLEO, No Physical Address, Your Legal Rights - Cleonet Consumer Law - Collection agenciesOttawa  

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

Fair Practices Commission

 Fair Practices CommissionToronto Downtown 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 ... [More]

Map RecordFinancial Consumer Agency of Canada

Map RecordFinancial Consumer Agency of CanadaOttawa  

Map RecordInformation and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Map RecordInformation and Privacy Commissioner of OntarioToronto Downtown Oversees Ontario's Personal Health Information Protection Act, Part X of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act as well as the provincial and municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Priva ... [More]

Map RecordInsurance Bureau of Canada, Ontario Head Office, Consumer Information Centre

Map RecordInsurance 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 ... [More]

Map RecordOmbudsman for Banking Services and Investments, Toronto

Map RecordOmbudsman for Banking Services and Investments, TorontoToronto Downtown 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 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 ... [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, Central East Region, Child Care Quality Assurance and Licensing

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of Education, Central East 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 Long-Term Care, No physical address, Long-Term Care ACTION Line

 Ontario. Ministry of 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 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 ... [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 COVID19 -- daily update of list of retirement homes with active or resolved COVID-19 outbreaks www.rhra.ca/en/covid-19 Regulatory agency licenses retirement homes in Ontario * maintains public regist ... [More]