In your community – April 2014

BCSC staff ambassadors tour the province, helping people to protect themselves from fraud and unsuitable investments. Our goal is to enable BC investors to develop critical thinking skills so they can become more informed of steps they should take to protect themselves when investing.

Where we are this month

Victoria
Be Fraud Aware
April 10
Private event

Courtenay
Comox Valley Spring Home Expo
April 11  –  5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
April 12  –  9:30 am – 5:30 pm
April 13  –  10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Comox Valley Sports centre 3001 Vanier Drive Courtenay
Come visit our booth! All welcome! Cost: Free
For more information go to http://homeshowtime.com/shows/2013-comox-valley-spring-home-expo

Vancouver
Be Fraud Aware
April 14
Private event

Kelowna
Be Fraud Aware
April 16
Private event

Kamloops
Kamloops Spring Home Show
April 26  – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
April 27 – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
McArthur Island Sports & Event Centre 1665 Island Parkway Dr. Kamloops
Come visit our booth! All welcome! Cost: Free
For more information go to http://www.bchomeshows.com/Kamloops-Home-Show.html

Vancouver
Be Fraud Aware
The Age Well program is hosted by Creekside Community Recreation Centre
April 30 – 12:30 – 2:00pm
Multi-purpose Room 1, Creekside Community Recreation Centre,  One Athletes Way  
Free for ages 55+
To register contact: Stephanie Chow – 604-257-3050 (ext 2)  [email protected]

We present to various service clubs such as Rotary, Probus, Newcomers, women’s groups, seniors’ organizations, and other networks. If your group of 20 or more would like to have the BCSC come and present InvestRight, please contact:

Anne Rutherglen
Program Manager, Outreach
Communications & Education
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 604-899-6731 or toll free: 1-800-373-6393

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