Public Agencies

Public Agencies

SEG and our strategic alliance partners have broad experience across the range of public agencies including:

Public Agencies
  • Provincial agencies of the Ontario government (close to 200), subject to the Province’s Agencies and Appointments Directive,
  • Non-classified agencies (about 300) that normally have one or more board members appointed by the province and have varying degrees of accountability to the province; and
  • Numerous transfer payment and other public agencies that are accountable for funding received from government or for delivering services mandated by government.

SEG on TBS Shortlist for Provincial Agency Mandate Reviews

Treasury Board Secretariat qualified SEG on the shortlist of vendors on VOR OSS – 00426611 for use by ministries conducting mandate reviews of provincial agencies in 2014-15. SEG successfully completed a mandate review of two agencies of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

SEG and our strategic alliance partners have a deep understanding of the range of provincial agencies and strong experience with the type of policy review required for agency mandate reviews.   Most of our seasoned consultants also bring a wealth of experience as former senior managers in the OPS and understand the government’s decision-making processes.

Roster of Consultants for Agency Mandate Reviews
Kathryn Bouey Scott James
Mary Tate Maia MacNiven
David Trick Sanober Motiwala
David Aronoff David Hodgson
Helle Tosine Suzanne Ellenbogen
Roman Zydownyk Jill Kovacs
Diane Horvath Teri Nghiem
Peggy Mooney Godfrey Edwards
Norman Rees ** Others on call for specialized reviews


We would be pleased to assist your ministry conduct mandate reviews of provincial agencies.  Please contact Richard Lundeen at or call 416-766-6972.

Other Public Agency Services

We support ministries, public agencies and other clients address a range of agency-related services:

  • Assist ministries in assessing the range of agency models for providing advice, delivering regulatory and adjudicative functions and providing operational services;
  • Support ministries and their agencies during the start-up phase to fulfill agency mandates and to implement mergers and transfers successfully;
  • Conduct agency reviews and evaluations to assess whether public agencies are achieving their mandates and whether those mandates remain relevant;
  • Support effective agency governance and accountability;
  • Conduct best practice research spanning both the Canadian and international context;
  • Work with ministries and agencies to build a foundation of strategic, business and operational plans, followed by clear and practical implementation plans; and
  • Provide direct support in implementing business transformation and organizational change to achieve strategic goals and priorities.

Provincial agencies

SEG and our strategic alliance partners and subcontractors have supported ministries and agencies through assignments or responsibilities (as individuals) relating to such provincial agencies as:

  • Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario
  • Building Code Commission
  • Building Materials Evaluation Commission
  • Cancer Care Ontario
  • Child and Family Services Review Board
  • Consent and Capacity Board
  • Custody Review Board
  • Financial Services Commission of Ontario
  • Grain Financial Protection Board & Livestock Financial Protection Board
  • Health Quality Ontario (Ontario Health Quality Council)
  • Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council
  • Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario
  • Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario
  • Infrastructure Ontario
  • Legal Aid Ontario
  • Local Health Integration Networks (several)
  • Metrolinx
  • Ontario Capital Growth Corporation
  • Ontario Clean Water Agency
  • Ontario Energy Board
  • Ontario Pension Board
  • Ontario Realty Corporation (merged with Infrastructure Ontario)
  • Ontario Review Board
  • Ontario Science Centre
  • Ontario Securities Commission
  • Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation
  • Postsecondary Education Quality Assessment Board
  • Provincial Schools Authority
  • Public Health Ontario (Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion)
  • Smart Systems for Health Agency (now part of eHealth Ontario)
  • Walkerton Clean Water Centre
  • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board

Other Public Agencies

SEG and our strategic alliance partners and subcontractors have supported ministries and agencies through assignments or responsibilities (as individuals) relating to such other public agencies as:

  • Board of Funeral Services
  • Council of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario
  • Council of the Ontario Association of Architects
  • Council of the Ontario Association of Pharmacists
  • Electrical Safety Authority
  • Municipal Property Assessment Corporation
  • Ontario College of Trades
  • Ontario Law Foundation
  • Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council
  • Office of the Independent Police Review Director
  • Real Estate Council of Ontario
  • Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority
  • Royal Botanical Gardens
  • Numerous Ontario colleges and universities
  • Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
  • Mental Health Commission of Canada
  • Ontario 1 Call
  • Public Health Agency of Canada


Speak with a consultant about public agencies

SEG has built a strong reputation of delivering on our commitments and providing excellent value.

Call 416-766-6972 or