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 

 

Surrey 

Focus on Seniors Forum

Dec 1, 2012

9:00 am- 3:00 pm

South Surrey Recreation Centre 14601-20th Avenue Surrey

 

This event is free for all seniors – focusing on an English speaking audience.

This forum will raise awareness of issues impacting seniors as well as provide valuable information about legal, safety and support resources available to seniors and their caregivers in Surrey.

Lunch will be provided. Lots of great prizes!

Seating is limited, so please register at:

  • 604-501-5100 (8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday)
  • Any City of Surrey Community or Seniors’ Centres
  • www.surrey.ca/register 

Victoria 

Be Fraud Aware seminar

December 5

Private event

 

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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