On February 26, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced the creation of an Investor Advisory Panel in order to afford investors better representation in the OSC's consideration of various issues. Specifically, the panel will provide input on such things as OSC proposals, concept papers and the annual statement of priorities. The panel will consist of seven members representing a broad range of investors and according to the OSC, applications for membership will be solicited within a few weeks. The Canadian Foundation for Advancement of Investor Rights (FAIR Canada), meanwhile, welcomed the OSC's announcement and provided a number of recommendations to the OSC in its formulation of the panel.