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OSC Viewpoints

From time to time, OSC leaders share their insights on the capital markets and other topical issues in securities regulation.

  • Opening address by Acting Chair Grant Vingoe at OSC Dialogue 2020

    November 4, 2020

    On November 4, Acting Chair Grant Vingoe delivered the opening address at OSC Dialogue 2020, which was held as a virtual event due to COVID-19 precautions.

    Grant discussed the OSC’s pandemic response and reinforced the importance of ongoing efforts to modernize Ontario’s capital markets to reduce regulatory burden, foster innovation and support a strong economic recovery.

    Read Grant’s opening address

  • OSC Acting Chair Grant Vingoe and C.D. Howe Virtual keynote

    September 14, 2020

    On September 14, Acting Chair Grant Vingoe was the keynote speaker at C.D. Howe Institute's virtual event, Regulatory focus in turbulent times.

    Grant discussed the OSC's agenda for the months ahead, including a renewed focus on fostering innovation in Ontario’s capital markets and driving economic growth and recovery.

    Read Grant’s remarks

  • Fireside Discussion with Grant Vingoe, OSC Acting Chair

    June 23, 2020

    In his first public remarks since becoming acting Chair and CEO of the OSC, Grant Vingoe sits down with McMillan LLP’s Capital Markets and M&A Group to discuss the OSC’s key priorities for the year ahead and how the OSC is helping market participants during COVID-19.

  • Leading Change: A discussion with Maureen Jensen

    May 14, 2020

    In a conversation with Ilana Singer of the Toronto Centre, Global Leadership in Financial Supervision, past OSC Chair and CEO Maureen Jensen discusses the challenges and the opportunities posed by FinTech. She also touches on OSC initiatives that promote gender diversity and environmental, social and governance reporting, which are very relevant topics for the mission of Toronto Centre. Lastly, Maureen reflects on the top initiatives that she led as Chair of the OSC.

  • The trends and shifts impacting Canada’s future economy

    April 23, 2020

    After nine years at the Ontario Securities Commission, and more than four years as Chair and CEO, Maureen Jensen resigned her role in April 2020. Prior to her departure, she sat down with, a multi-media publisher, to talk about the trends shaping our financial markets today and their impact on Canada’s future economy. With the outbreak of the global pandemic, the publication of this interview was delayed. In this interview, Former Chair Jensen discusses the role of regulation and its importance in all market conditions.

  • Getting on board: a primer

    October 23, 2019

    Maureen Jensen, chair and CEO of the Ontario Securities Commission, has served on many boards throughout her career. In a candid talk with Advisor’s Edge as part of their Women in the Financial Industry 2019 conference, Ms. Jensen discusses what to expect as a board member, ideas for strategically finding opportunities and how to add value at the board table.

  • The future of financial services

    July 31, 2019

    Maureen Jensen, Chair and CEO of the Ontario Securities Commission, and ASIC Executive Director (Markets) Greg Yanco explore digitisation, changing consumer expectations, disruptive business models, innovation and the future of financial services.