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 

 

Nelson 

InvestRight seminar

June 5

Private event

 

Castlegar 

InvestRight seminar

June 5

Private event

 

White Rock 

InvestRight Seminar

June 5

Private event

 

Nelson  

InvestRight seminar

June 6

Private event

 

Grand Forks 

InvestRight seminar

June 7

Private event 

 

Nanaimo 

InvestRight seminar

June 7

Private event 

 

Surrey 

Aging in Place Conference – a free event for Surrey seniors, focusing on healthy lifestyles, education and advocacy safety.

June 8

Doors open at 8:00 am – with  free coffee, tea and treats

Fleetwood Community Centre 15996 84 Avenue Surrey.

  • Opening remarks start at 8:30 am
  • Workshops throughout the day. Sign up for the InvestRight seminars at 9:45am – 10:45am or 1:30pm- 2:30pm.
  • Free participant package.
  • Lunch available upon purchase
  • Door prizes.

To register for this and other workshops call 604-501-5100. For more information on workshops and transportation go to http://www.surrey.ca/files/SeniorsConferenceBrochure.pdf 

 

Kelowna 

Seniors Safety fair – a free public event that focuses on the safety and well-being of seniors

June 13

9:00am – 1:00pm

Trinity Baptist Church, Spall and Springfield, Kelowna

  • Browse displays of over 40 seniors focused services, including the BC Securities Commission.
  • Presentation on Power of Attorney at 9:30 am
  • Door prizes and refreshments

For more information call 250-861-6180

 

Surrey 

June 28

InvestRight seminar

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

BC Securities Enforcement Roundup – October 2013

How to Seek Financial Compensation After Filing a Complaint

Rules of engagement for avoiding boiler room scams

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