The Manitoba Securities Commission is an independent agency of the Government of Manitoba that protects investors and promotes a fair and efficient capital market across the province.
The executive branch of the committee is made up of full-time provincial government staff and is responsible for day-to-day operations, including registration, processing applications and prospectuses, as well as investigating, prosecuting and conducting other hearings.
The Chairman is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Executive Branch of the Commission. The Chair reports to the Legislative Body through the Minister of Finance.
The Securities Advisory Committee and the Real Estate Advisory Committee were established for the securities and real estate sectors. These committees, composed of industry participants, meet to consider important issues and advise the committees.
How to complain
1. Enforcement procedures: assess the complaint, analyze which agency to contact for handling the complaint: self-regulatory agency, other agencies, arbitration courts, courts.
2. Complaints about investment fraud: It is recommended that the first step is to check the regulatory status of the company: http://www.securities-administrators.ca/nrs/nrsearch.aspx?id=850
List of Disciplined Persons: http://www.securities-administrators.ca/disciplinedpersons.aspx?id=74
Suspended Trading List: http://cto-iov.csa-acvm.ca/SearchArticles.asp?Instance=101&Form=1&Attr3=1&Attr1=1&Attr1=2&Attr1=3&Attr1=4& Attr1=5&AttrSet4=1
Expose fake traders online: http://recognizeinvestmentfraud.com/report-investment-fraud
3. Securities Trading Complaints
4. Commodity trading complaints
MSC oversees financial derivatives trading in Manitoba, including futures contracts and options trading on the exchange. Complaint steps: negotiate with the salesperson/account manager,
Complain to IIROC, if the result is unsatisfactory, please submit a complaint to MSC, MSC will help you investigate and assist in negotiating with other regulatory agencies
Complaints of the above types to MSC:
Online Complaints: http://www.mbsecurities.ca/complaints-guidance/file-a-complaint/complaint-form.html
PDF Complaint Form: http://www.mbsecurities.ca/complaints-guidance/pubs/complaint_form.pdf
5. Real estate transaction complaints:
Designated complaint email: [email protected]
Real Estate Complaint Form: http://www.mbrealestate.ca/pubs/real_estate_complaint_form.pdf
Phone: 1 (204) 945-2548
Toll Free: 1-800-655-5244
Fax: 1 (204) 945-0330
Email: [email protected]
Address: 500-400 St. Mary Ave. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3C 4K5