You can purchase stock from a registered investment firm or through a registered financial advisor. This article on how to buy and sell stocks will provide you with a starting point on how to invest in stocks. Make sure you have a plan and understand risk.
Before you purchase cryptocurrencies, read our article on cryptocurrency basics and make sure you understand how they work and the risks associated with them. Some cryptocurrencies may be subject to securities regulation. You can also learn about cryptocurrency offerings such as initial token offerings.
If you go to an advisor, make sure they are registered. You can contact the OSC Inquiries and Contact Centre as they are available to answer your questions about finding a registered financial advisor and also about securities regulation of cryptocurrencies.