OSC Seeks Members for Investor Advisory Panel

TORONTO, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is inviting applications for membership on its Investor Advisory Panel. The Panel, which was established in 2010, is seeking new members for a two-year term to join the continuing members.

"The OSC thanks Paul Bates and Cary List for their significant contributions to the success of the Investor Advisory Panel," said Mary Condon, Vice-Chair of the OSC. "The Investor Advisory Panel is an important voice for investors in the regulatory process, and the new members will be selected to ensure that the Panel continues to represent a broad range of relevant experience, skills, knowledge and perspectives."

The OSC is pleased that Connie Craddock, Alan Goldhar and Ken Kivenko have agreed to a second term on the Panel. Ms. Craddock will continue as Chair for an additional one-year term. Other Panel members include Jane Ambachtsheer, Harold Geller, Alison Knight and Ursula Menke.

For information on the Investor Advisory Panel's activities and details on how to submit an application, visit the investor section of the OSC website at www.osc.gov.on.ca.

The OSC administers and enforces securities legislation in the province of Ontario. The OSC's statutory mandate is to provide protection to investors from unfair, improper or fraudulent practices and to foster fair and efficient capital markets and confidence in capital markets.

SOURCE Ontario Securities Commission

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