The OSC is an active member of the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), the forum for the 13 securities regulators of Canada’s provinces and territories. Within the CSA, the OSC works to foster a co-ordinated and modernized securities regulatory framework. Moreover, the OSC supports the CSA’s efforts to develop policies and regulations that are harmonized and consistent across the country.
The CSA is also a member of the Joint Forum of Financial Market Regulators, through which pension, securities and insurance regulators co-ordinate, harmonize and streamline the regulation of financial products and services in Canada.
The OSC has entered into domestic memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with the CSA, provincial securities commissions, exchanges and others.