Thursday July 18, 2019

We are hiring a Lawyer and Policy Analyst

The Canadian Foundation for the Advancement of Investor Rights (FAIR Canada) is a non-profit organization that acts as a national voice for consumers and retail investors in securities regulation.

We currently have an opening in Toronto to fill a multi-faceted role, acting as our Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary and as Policy Analyst. The successful candidate will be an integral part of a small team working with our board of directors in a collegial and stimulating environment.

Applicants should have a good understanding of securities regulation with 1 to 4 years of experience in this field. The position also requires exceptional research and analytical skills, strong organizational abilities, and excellent oral and written presentation skills.

Interested qualified candidates should email their resumes along with a covering letter and reference contacts to FAIR Canada’s Executive Assistant/Administrator Alison MacPhee at Alison.MacPhee@faircanada.ca by August 2, 2019.

We thank all applicants for their expression of interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Monday April 15, 2019

We are Hiring an Executive Director for FAIR Canada

You will be a dynamic advocate for the interest of Canadians as consumers of financial goods and services and minority shareholders.

–You will have communication, presentation, relationship-building and persuasion skills consistent with those of an executive leader.

–You will have a passion for retail investor rights and will possess a drive to advocate tirelessly for those rights.

–You will be able to present FAIR Canada’s business case for funding to appropriate audiences.

Key selection criteria

  • Experience in, or knowledge of, the securities industry and its regulatory/legal environment – particularly with the retail side of capital markets
  • Proven success in leading teams and managing professional staff
  • Proven experience acting as a representative to business partners, media, regulators, industry and/or the investing public.

Functional Discipline Experience – a wide range of backgrounds is possible

  • Legal, financial / accounting
  • Marketing/ product development / product management/ financial advisory
  • Public or media relations / stakeholder management
  • Regulatory/ compliance / government affairs
  • Journalism

Compensation commensurate with experience.

Please respond to Alison MacPhee, alison.macphee@faircanada.ca.

Confidential inquiries please contact Ermanno Pascutto, Interim Executive Director, ermanno.pascutto@faircanada.ca.