BCSC staff ambassadors tour the province, helping people protect themselves from fraud and unsuitable investments. Our goal is to enable BC investors to develop critical thinking skills to inform them of steps they should take to protect themselves when investing.

Where we are this month

Vancouver Better Business Bureau Top 10 Scams March 5 Media Only

Maple Ridge Be Fraud Aware March 10 Private event

Vernon Be Fraud Aware March 12 Private event

North Vancouver Be Fraud Aware March 17 Private event

Richmond Be Fraud Aware March 19 Private event

Nanoose Bay Be Fraud Aware March 20 Private event

We present to various service clubs such as Probus, Rotary, retirement groups, women’s groups, seniors’ organizations, and other networks. If your group of 25 or more would like to have the BCSC come and present InvestRight, please contact: 

Communications & Education  Email: [email protected] Phone: 604-899-6731 or toll free: 1-800-373-6393

Suggested Reading

Genius Funds: Just another HYIP

CSA's Interactive Fund Facts Tool

Four New Additions to the Investment Caution List

More Resources

Financial Literacy – Focus on Your Fees

This post encourages people to go over their investment fees and other charges.

Beware of investing in private companies

Lately the Vancouver Sun has been publishing a series of articles about a company, which privately raised more than $220 million from 3,375 investors over a 33-year period to finance the development of the Gallowai Bull River property in southeastern BC. Most of these individuals were able to invest under the “accredited investor” exemption. The […]