In addition to its role as a central agency in the Ontario government, the Ministry of Finance is responsible for developing legislation and regulations that protect consumers and promote confidence in the financial services sector. Various agencies, boards and commissions ensure the legislation and regulations are implemented and enforced.
They perform a range of functions including licensing or registration, public education, and handling of complaints. One agency provides borrowing and debt management services to the provincial government.
The ministry also oversees several major operating agencies that generate revenues to support provincial programs and in certain cases, provide direct services to Ontarians.
Visit their web sites below for further information on their roles and responsibilities. Any specific comments or inquiries regarding these sites should be directed to the individual organization.