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OSC Glossary


Acronym Category Description
Q.C. Policy  

Queen’s Counsel is a designation bestowed on a barrister with at least 10 years of experience who is recommended for the position. This was discontinued by the Ontario government.

(Source: Black’s Legal Dictionary, website)


Quarter Century Club is an OSC 25 year employee recognition program.

 QE  Policy

Quantitative Easing is a government monetary policy occasionally used to increase the money supply by buying government securities or other securities from the market. Quantitative easing increases the money supply by flooding financial institutions with capital, in an effort to promote increased lending and liquidity.

(Source: Investopedia)