In your community – January 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

Richmond
Be Fraud Aware seminar
January 17
Private event

Qualicum
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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Investment Caution List: 14 New Additions

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