Who we are

Learn about our values, organizational structure, and the members of our Board of Directors.


The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is an Ontario provincial regulatory agency reporting to the Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG). It is a corporation under the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario Act, 2019.

The AGCO is responsible for regulating the alcohol, gaming, horse racing and cannabis retail sectors in accordance with the principles of honesty and integrity, and in the public interest. In so doing, the AGCO administers the Liquor Licence and Control Act, 2019, the Gaming Control Act, 1992, the Horse Racing Licence Act, 2015 and the Cannabis Licence Act, 2018. The AGCO also administers the charity lottery licensing Order-in-Council 1413/08.

View the organizational structure of the AGCO and the Memorandum of Understanding Among The Attorney General of Ontario, The Chair of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario and The Chair of iGaming Ontario.

History of the AGCO

Learn about the history of the AGCO.

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Biographies of Current Board Members

Learn about our Board Chair and current members, responsible for the overall stewardship and governance of the AGCO

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Mission, vision and mandate

The AGCO is guided by strong principles.

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Organizational structure

View the various Departments and Branches of the AGCO at a glance

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