Category Archives: Investing Basics

Teletownhalls: A New Way for the OSC and the Public to Connect

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The Investor Office recently introduced a new “teletownhall” outreach and consultation format that allowed us to reach and connect with thousands of Ontarians at a time. MORE

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Meet Debra Foubert, Compliance & Registrant Regulation Director

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Debra Foubert is the Director of the Ontario Securities Commission’s Compliance and Registrant Regulation Branch, the operating branch that led the development at the OSC of a recent Canadian Securities Administrators consultation paper. MORE

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Meet Neil Gross, Executive Director of FAIR Canada

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Meet Neil Gross, Executive Director of the Canadian Foundation for Advancement of Investor Rights (FAIR Canada). FAIR Canada’s mission is to be a national voice for investors in securities regulation and a catalyst for enhancing the rights of Canadian shareholders. MORE

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Investing 101: Indices and Index Funds

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When you hear that “the market is up,” people are often actually referring to an index. An index is a collection of securities or other assets that are meant to represent the value of an economic sector or portion of the market. MORE

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Meet Susan Greenglass, OSC Market Regulation Branch Director

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Susan Greenglass is the Director of the Ontario Securities Commission’s (OSC) Market Regulation Branch, the operating branch that’s responsible for regulating market infrastructure entities (such as the Toronto Stock Exchange and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada) and developing policy relating to market structure and clearing and settlement. MORE

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