Consumer, Labour and Financial Services
The Consumer, Labour and Financial Services Division registers and incorporates business enterprises, co-operatives and nonprofit organizations that are formed in the province, and registers all out-of-province companies carrying on business in the province.
Selected business enterprises such as insurance companies, securities dealers, real estate firms, credit unions and other financial institutions in the province are regulated.
All charitable bingos, raffles and similar lotteries are licensed under the Lottery Schemes Order. Consumers are provided with information and assistance in dealing with problems encountered in the marketplace.
Vital Statistics is a provincial registry responsible for the collection, registration, maintenance and dissemination of vital event information which includes births, deaths, stillbirths, adoptions, marriages, divorces and change of name.