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

Where we are this month

Burnaby

Be Fraud Aware February 5 Private event

Abbotsford

Be Fraud Aware Booth Fraser Valley Home & Garden Show February 6th: 1:00 – 9:00 February 7th: 10:00 – 6:00 February 8th: 10:00 – 4:00 Tradex Trade & Exhibition Centre 1190 Cornell Street, Abbottsford Everyone welcome! Cost: $7 adult / $5 students & seniors

Nanaimo

Be Fraud Aware February 10th Private event

Richmond

Be Fraud Aware February 20th Private event

We present to various service clubs such as Probus, Rotary, retirement groups, women’s groups, seniors’ organizations, and other networks. If your group of 25 or more would like to have the BCSC come and present InvestRight, please contact:

Andy Poon Manager, Investor and Industry Education Communications & Education Email: [email protected] Phone: 604-899-6880 or toll free 1-800-373-6393

Suggested Reading

BC Securities Enforcement Roundup – November 2013

Questions and answers from the Kamloops Fall Home Show

CSA's Interactive Fund Facts Tool

More Resources

BCSC Chair speaks to Vancouver Board of Trade

  On Tuesday, Brenda Leong, the BCSC Chair & CEO, gave a speech to the Vancouver Board of Trade entitled: Inspiring Investor Confidence: Building competitive and innovative capital markets in BC. In the speech, Leong talked about how the BCSC is protecting investors. To make her point, she emphasized the BCSC’s recent work in two areas: criminal enforcement and […]

Social Media and Investing

Social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn are accessible, interactive mediums where dialogue can take place and information shared. These tools can provide benefits for investors looking for information about investing, but it can also provide opportunities for fraudsters looking to promote an investment scheme. Using social media, fraudsters can contact many different […]