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 

 

Sidney  

Be Fraud Aware seminar

January 8

Private event

 

Nanaimo 

Be Fraud Aware seminar

January 9

Private event

 

Port Coquitlam 

Be Fraud Aware seminar

January 9

Private event

 

Vancouver 

Be Fraud Aware seminar

January 15

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Revera Crofton House 2803 West 4th Avenue

Seniors welcome!

Light refreshments will be served

Draw for prizes!

To make reservations call Anna at 604-263-0921

 

Sidney 

Be Fraud Aware seminar

January 22

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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