Reports and Publications
OSC Annual Report, Financial Statements and MD&A
The annual report describes the OSC’s operations, and its activities toward fulfilling its mandate and achieving its priorities. It also includes the OSC’s financial results.
The Management’s Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) contains management’s interpretation of the OSC’s financial performance for the fiscal year.
Statement of Priorities
Every year, the OSC publishes a Statement of Priorities for the current fiscal year. The Statement of Priorities serves as the guide for the OSC’s ongoing operations.
OSC Innovation Office Charter
October 29, 2020
The charter sets out the vision, role and strategic objectives of the Innovation Office, a new branch of the Commission focused on supporting economic growth and innovation in Ontario’s capital markets.
OSC Business Plan
March 11, 2019
The OSC Business Plan sets out the Ontario Securities Commission’s key strategies for the three fiscal years 2018-2019 to 2021-2022 and how it plans to accomplish those strategies.
Research Findings on the Impacts of CRM2 and POS on Investor Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviour
QuadrigaCX: A Review by Staff of the Ontario Securities Commission
The QuadrigaCX investigative report published today outlines the events from Quadriga’s inception to its eventual collapse, with a focus on how the platform was run, what caused its collapse, and what happened to clients’ assets. The report also discusses how, in Staff’s assessment, the Quadriga platform involved trading in securities or derivatives.
Reducing Regulatory Burden Decisions and Recommendations – Status Update
May 27, 2020
The OSC is providing a status update for the decisions and recommendations published in the Reducing Regulatory Burden in Ontario’s Capital Markets report in November 2019. This status update is consistent with our commitment to provide market updates on the progress of implementing the report’s decisions and recommendations.
Reducing Regulatory Burden in Ontario’s Capital Markets
November 19, 2019
The Ontario Securities Commission is moving forward with more than 100 specific actions to reduce burden for market participants doing business in Ontario’s capital markets.
Stay informed about the latest investor initiatives, educational resources, topical issues, key dates and investor warnings and alerts.
Investor research is key to improving our knowledge and understanding of important investor needs and issues, and the Investor Office has undertaken a number of research initiatives.
Read the latest Investor Office reports, including the OSC’s Seniors Strategy.
Corporate Finance Branch Annual Reports
The Corporate Finance Annual Report outlines the operational and policy work of the Branch and provides detail on how the Branch carries out its regulatory work in a manner consistent with the OSC’s mandate.
Summary Report for Dealers, Advisers and Investment Fund Managers
September 14, 2020
The Summary Report for Dealers, Advisers and Investment Fund Managers provides an overview of our work during the 2019-2020 fiscal year.
Investment Funds Practitioner
The Practitioner is an overview of recent issues arising from applications for discretionary relief, prospectuses, and continuous disclosure documents that investment funds file with the OSC.
Topical Guide for Registrants
This reference guide is designed to assist registrants and other stakeholders to locate topical guidance regarding compliance and registrant regulation matters.
The OSC Bulletin is the official record of the activities of the OSC. It is published weekly.
OSC Service Commitment
The Ontario Securities Commission has created this document to reflect our commitment to accountability and transparency.