External Investment Resources: Other Useful Links

Helpful information on financial resources, tools, and investor education programs for investors and investment advisors.

Get Smarter About Money
A website established by the OSC that develops and promotes unbiased, independent financial information, programs and tools to help consumers make better financial and investing decisions.

Investor Protection Clinic at Osgoode Hall Law School
Free legal advice to investors across Canada who believe their investments were mishandled and who cannot afford a lawyer.

Prosper Canada 
Formerly the Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI), Prosper Canada is a charitable organization that works with community groups nationwide to expand economic opportunity for Canadians living in poverty through program and policy innovation.

Prosper Canada Centre for Financial Literacy 
Prosper Canada Centre for Financial Literacy is dedicated to supporting financial literacy capacity across Canada. As a division of Prosper Canada, the PCCFL helps organizations serving low income Canadians by providing training, program support, evaluation tools and an online community for practitioners.

Canadian Securities Institute (CSI)
Learn about the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) and other financial services educational training.

The InvestRight website provides investors with online tools and information to help them make wise investing decisions and protect themselves against unsuitable or potentially fraudulent investments.

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.