Directory of Community Programs and Services in Barrie Ontario

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Map RecordAd Standards

Map RecordAd StandardsToronto 416-961-6311 Receives complaints about paid advertising in all media, administers the Canadian code of advertising standards

Map RecordAlcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, Head Office

Map RecordAlcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, Head OfficeToronto General Inquiry: 416-326-8700 Regulates the sale, service and consumption of beverage alcohol * regulates and licenses casino gaming, charitable gaming, lotteries and horse racing * addresses complaints about licensed establishmen ... [More]

Map RecordAutomobile Protection Association

Map RecordAutomobile Protection AssociationToronto 416-204-1444 Consumer information and advocacy regarding automotive industry * free legal advice to members, nonmembers receive basic information * publishes Lemon Aid -- guide to new and used car recommendations, ... [More]

Map RecordBarrie Police Services Board, Barrie

Map RecordBarrie Police Services Board, BarrieBarrie 705-725-7025 Ext 2206 Arm's length agency of the City of Barrie * provides governance of the Barrie Police Service in accordance with the provisions of the Police Services Act * composed of two municipal representatives, t ... [More]

Map RecordBarrie. Legislative and Court Services Department, Barrie - 70 Collier St, Closed Meeting Investigator Service

Map RecordBarrie. Legislative and Court Services Department, Barrie - 70 Collier St, Closed Meeting Investigator ServiceBarrie 705-739-4204, Clerk's Office City of Barrie has engaged an independent and impartial agent through Local Authority Services Limited (LAS) as the Municipal Closed Meeting Investigator * agent is authorized to conduct investigation ... [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 RecordCanadian Anti-Fraud Centre, No physical location

Map RecordCanadian Anti-Fraud Centre, No physical locationNorth Bay   Assists anyone who feels they have been the victim of consumer fraud or identity theft by telemarketers, email, fax, phone, or businesses. Services include: * Provides information on frauds and scams ... [More]

Map RecordCollege of Psychologists of Ontario (The)

Map RecordCollege of Psychologists of Ontario (The)Toronto Downtown North 416-961-8817 Regulates psychologists and psychological associates * investigates consumer complaints * educational materials and information for the public and professionals * directory of members available on the ... [More]

Fair Practices Commission

 Fair Practices CommissionToronto Downtown 416-603-3010 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 RecordGeneral Insurance OmbudService

Map RecordGeneral Insurance OmbudServiceToronto Downtown   Independent organization helping Canadian consumers resolve disputes or concerns with their home, auto or business insurers. Responds to consumer inquiries and complaints. Provide accurate information ... [More]

Map RecordInformation and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Map RecordInformation and Privacy Commissioner of OntarioToronto Downtown 416-326-3333 Oversees Ontario's Personal Health Information Protection Act, Part X of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act as well as the provincial and municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Priva ... [More]

Map RecordInsurance Bureau of Canada, Ontario Head Office, Consumer Information Centre

Map RecordInsurance Bureau of Canada, Ontario Head Office, Consumer Information CentreToronto 416-362-2031 ; Stop Insurance Crime: 1-877-422-8477, 1-877-IBC-TIPS Handles questions and concerns about automobile, property and liability insurance * information on loss prevention, safety tips * presentations to community groups on insurance related topics Communit ... [More]

Map RecordOntario Motor Vehicle Industry Council, Consumer Outreach and Education

Map RecordOntario Motor Vehicle Industry Council, Consumer Outreach and EducationToronto 416-226-4500 Offer free car-buying virtual 60 minute seminars to organizations. 

Map RecordOntario Motor Vehicle Industry Council

Map RecordOntario Motor Vehicle Industry CouncilToronto 416-226-4500 Administer and enforces Motor Vehicle Dealers Act (MVDA) * ensures registration of dealers and salespersons * inspects dealerships * receives consumer complaints * conducts investigations and prosecut ... [More]

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of Education, Central East Region, Child Care Quality Assurance and Licensing

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of Education, Central East Region, Child Care Quality Assurance and LicensingToronto 416-325-2929 Licences and inspects all group child care programs including child care centres and home child care agencies * online child care finder includes licensing reports * assesses licensed programs in acco ... [More]

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of Government and Consumer Services. Consumer Protection Ontario

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of Government and Consumer Services. Consumer Protection OntarioToronto 416-326-8800, Consumer Complaint Line 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 Long-Term Care, Long-Term Care Family Support and Action Line

Map RecordOntario. Ministry of Long-Term Care, Long-Term Care Family Support and Action LineToronto Downtown Central   Government service concerning long-term care homes and Home and Community Care Support Services (HCCSS) in Ontario * handles concerns and registers complaints about long-term care homes and HCCSS * in ... [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 General Inquiry: 416-585-7214 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]

Map RecordSimcoe County Home Builders' Association

Map RecordSimcoe County Home Builders' Association  705-431-5030 Preserves and enhances affordable, quality housing through professionalism, education, research and development, proactive legislative involvement and consumer advocacy¬† * have information to assist c ... [More]

Map RecordTarion Warranty Corporation, Ontario New Home Warranty Program

Map RecordTarion Warranty Corporation, Ontario New Home Warranty ProgramToronto Downtown   Responsible for administering the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act, which outlines the warranty protection that new home purchasers are entitled to in Ontario. * Licence new home builders and vend ... [More]

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