External Investment Resources: Consumer and Investor Organizations

​Helpful information on financial resources and tools from consumer agencies.

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) 
The FCAC is an independent body working to protect and inform consumers of financial products and services. 

Canadian Foundation for Advancement of Investor Rights (FAIR Canada) 
FAIR Canada is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to putting investors first.

Investor Protection Clinic at Osgoode Hall Law School 
Pro-bono legal assistance to people across Canada who have invested their savings and suffered an investment loss but cannot afford to hire a lawyer to help them.

Better Business Bureau (BBB) 
For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. The Council of Better Business Bureaus is the umbrella organization for 112 local, independent BBBs across North America, as well as home to its national programs on dispute resolution, advertising review, and industry self-regulation.


More resources for investors

MFDA and IIROC have consolidated

As of January 1, 2023 the MFDA and IIROC have come together as New Self-Regulatory Organization of Canada (New SRO).

New SRO has assumed the regulatory responsibilities of the MFDA and IIROC.

We have set up an interim website for updates and information related to the New SRO including:

  • Executive Management
  • Governance
  • New SRO Rules
  • Member Application
  • Investor Office and the Investor Advisory Panel
  • Information concerning mutual fund dealers registered in Québec
  • Complaints
  • Careers

Enforcement proceedings, membership lists, continuing education, investor education resources and any other information not set out above continue to reside on www.mfda.ca and www.iiroc.ca.