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Current Volunteer Opportunities

Public Representative, Standards Council

Ad Standards Standards Councils play a vital role in ensuring an objective, balanced and fair process for adjudicating consumer complaints about advertising. The Councils’ mandate is to review and adjudicate complaints about advertising that raise potential issues under the Canadian Code of Advertising Standards (Code), the principal instrument of advertising self-regulation.

Standards Council (Toronto)
The Standards Council (Toronto), which includes representatives from across Canada, adjudicates complaints from consumers about advertisements appearing in the English language.

The Council meets about 10 times per year from Noon – 2:00 p.m. ET at Ad Standards' Toronto office. Interested applicants must be available during this time. Public representatives are generally called upon to serve about five times per year. Public representatives receive a small honorarium.

Applicants interested in volunteering for this Public Representative position must meet the criteria listed on page three of Volunteer Opportunities at Ad Standards.

If you would like to be considered for a Public Representative volunteer position, please apply now by sending your resumé and a letter that briefly outlines your interest in the Committee to

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Ad Standards!

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