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

 

Vancouver

InvestRight seminar

March 2

Private event

Victoria

Small Change Expo

Visit our Planning 10 Booth

March 9 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

March 10 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Attend our InvestRight seminar

March 9 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Victoria Conference Centre 720 Douglas Street Victoria

For tickets and information go to http://www.smallchangeexpo.ca/expo-info

 

Surrey

Focus on Seniors Forum

March 10

10:00 am- 3:00 pm

Guilford Recreation Centre 10470 – 152 Street Surrey

This event is free for all seniors – focusing on a Korean speaking audience.

This forum will raise awareness of issues impacting seniors as well as provide valuable information about legal, safety and support resources available to seniors and their caregivers in Surrey.

Lunch will be provided. Lots of great prizes!

Seating is limited, so please register at:

  • 604-501-5100 ( 8:30 am- 4:30 pm) Monday- Friday)
  • Any City of Surrey ‘s Community or Senior’s Centres
  • www.surrey.ca/register

Kelowna

BC Home & Leisure Show

March 9 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

March 10 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

March 11 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Royal LePage Place 2760 Cameron Rd. West Kelowna

For more information go to http://www.bchomeshows.com/west_kelowna_home_show.html

All welcome! Cost: Free

Burnaby

InvestRight seminar

March 12

Private event

Vancouver

InvestRight seminar

March 16

Private event

 

Langley

InvestRight seminar

March 21

Private event

 

Kelowna

InvestRight Seminar

March 26 am

Private event

Kelowna

InvestRight Seminar

March 26 pm

Private event

Coquitlam

InvestRight seminar

March 28

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:arutherglenbcsc.bc.ca

Phone: 604-899-6731 or toll free: 1-800-373-6393

Suggested Reading

Canadians Unaware of the Signs of Financial Elder Abuse

Pathway-2-Posterity turns into Pathway-2-Ponzi

BC Securities Enforcement Roundup – June 2014

More Resources

Be Wary of Investments that Encourage You to Unlock Your Retirement Savings

When considering an investment, be sure to understand what you are buying and make sure the person selling you the investment is registered.

Lavish lifestyle should be a Red Flag

  Time and time again, we find out that a financial advisor who has been caught red handed doing a ponzi scheme has been living a lavish lifestyle. Do you remember Ian Thow? He had a huge house, an airplane, and donated generously to charities on Vancouver Island. Bernie Madoff lived high on the hog too… […]