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

Duncan
Be Fraud Aware seminar
June 4
Private event

Vancouver  

Be Fraud Aware seminar – Cantonese
June 7
Private event

Coquitlam
Be Fraud Aware seminar
June 7
Private event

Oliver
Be Fraud Aware seminar
June 11
Private event

Kelowna
9th Annual Kelowna Seniors’ Safety Fair
June 12
9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Trinity Baptist Church 1905 Springfield Road
Come visit our exhibit and attend the Be Fraud Aware seminar at 10:00 am
All welcome! Lots of prizes! Cost: Free
For more information go to http://www.castanet.net/events/9th_annual_seniors_safety_fair/19379

Kelowna  

Be Fraud Aware seminar
June 13 – morning
Private event

Kelowna  

Be Fraud Aware Seminar
June 13 – evening
Private event

Vancouver
Be Fraud Aware seminar
June 17
Private event

Richmond
Be Fraud Aware seminar
June 17
Private event

Squamish
Be Fraud Aware seminar
June 18
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Squamish Seniors’ Centre 1201 Village Green Way
Everyone welcome! Cost: Free
Reserve your spot – 604-848-6898/604-898-3604 or at www.squamishlive.ca Course #26010

Vancouver
Be Fraud Aware seminar
June 18
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

New Video: Understanding Investment Fees

In Your Community - March 2014

Madoff on Madoff: His recent interview with the Financial Times

More Resources

Earl Jones sentenced to 11 years in prison: what’s it to you?

The saddest part about the 158 clients that Earl Jones defrauded out of $50 million, many of whom crowded into a Montreal courtroom Monday to hear him sentenced to 11 years in prison? It didn’t have to happen. Jones held himself out as a legitimate financial advisor. But if his clients had checked to see […]

Certain Canadian securities regulators to adopt start-up crowdfunding exemptions

The securities regulators of British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Québec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia (the “participating jurisdictions”) today announced they have implemented, or to expect to implement, registration and prospectus exemptions that will allow start-ups and early stage companies to raise capital through crowdfunding in these jurisdictions, subject to certain conditions. These exemptions are further to […]