Introduction to Investing - A Primer for New Investors

Whether you are new to investing or new to Canada, investing for your future is important. And no matter how much (or little) money you have to invest, having the right information and resources can help you make better decisions for you and your family.

The resources and tools provided in this primer are intended to be a starting point for new investors, including people who are new to Canada.

The information here can help you make more informed investment decisions and help you better protect your money. The information is available in multiple languages and you are encouraged to share this primer with individuals or organizations who might benefit or share it with others.

  • Introduction to investing
  • The Ontario Securities Commission
  • Inquiries and Contact Centre
  • Check before you invest
  • Investing for your future in Canada
  • Plan & manage
  • Savings plans
  • Investment products
  • Learn to recognize investment fraud
  • Frauds & scams
  • Growing older in Canada
  • Fact Cards
  • Contact Us

This primer is from the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC). They are responsible for regulating the capital markets in Ontario.

Last updated: November 27, 2018 4006350