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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. Health Canada, Toronto, Product Safety Program

Map RecordCanada. Health Canada, Toronto, Product Safety ProgramToronto Downtown Carries out testing and research in its investigation of chemical, flammability and mechanical hazards of consumers products. Tests consumer products such as cribs * household chemicals * paint * matt ... [More]

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 RecordCentre for Addiction and Mental Health, Queen Street Site

Map RecordCentre for Addiction and Mental Health, Queen Street SiteToronto Downtown West Mental health and addiction assessment and treatment hospital * clinical and community-based programs (see branch entries for details) * education, training and research Client/Patient Relations , 416 ... [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

Map RecordCollege of Psychologists of OntarioToronto Downtown The College of Psychologists of Ontario is the governing body for Psychologists and Psychological Associates in Ontario, monitoring and regulating the practice of psychology, ensuring the public recei ... [More]

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 The role of the Information and Privacy Commissioner is set out in three statutes: the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Priv ... [More]

Map RecordOmbudsman for Banking Services and Investments

Map RecordOmbudsman for Banking Services and InvestmentsToronto Downtown OBSI is the independent dispute resolution service for consumers with a complaint they can't resolve with their banking services or investment firm. Can only investigate complaints about firms that pa ... [More]

Map RecordOmbudsman Ontario

Map RecordOmbudsman OntarioToronto Downtown Central Confidential investigation of public complaints about Ontario government services that could not be resolved through regular complaints procedures * includes provincial ministries, Crown corporations, ... [More]

Map RecordOntario Civilian Police Commission

Map RecordOntario Civilian Police CommissionToronto Downtown The Ontario Civilian Commission on Police Services is an independent oversight agency committed to serving the public by ensuring that adequate and effective policing services are provided to the comm ... [More]

Map RecordOntario Retirement Communities Association

Map RecordOntario Retirement Communities AssociationOakville ORCA is a non-profit organization that sets professional operating standards, inspects and accredits Ontario-based retirement residences and currently represents more than 80% of Ontario's growing ret ... [More]

Map RecordOntario. Consent and Capacity Board, Ontario

Map RecordOntario. Consent and Capacity Board, OntarioToronto Downtown Independent provincial tribunal that works to balance the rights of individuals with: * public safety * matters of capacity * consent * civil committal * substitute decision making and personal health ... [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]

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 Regulates the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants in residential properties * responds to complaints about offences under the Residential Tenancies Act * investigates complaints up to ... [More]