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

Richmond
Be Fraud Aware seminar
December 10
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

 

  

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

Suggested Reading

Ponzi: The Canadian connection

Spot Investment Scams: Online Investment Promotions

Seniors, pre-retirees, and investment fraud

More Resources

BC Securities Enforcement Roundup – April 2013

In April 2013, the BCSC released one settlement agreement and notice of hearing, and IIROC released one decision and a settlement relating to BC residents. The MFDA did not issue any decisions, and a hearing panel declined to approve a settlement agreement.   Below is a summary of a few of the April 2013 enforcement […]

2009 CSA Investor Index from a BC perspective

Back in 2006, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) commissioned a major piece of research.  that looked at Canadian investors’ skills and knowledge and the levels of investment fraud in Canada.  It was an illuminating study. We learned a great deal about our investing beliefs and our behaviour. For example, investors understood the importance of being informed investors, […]