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 

 

Campbell River   

Spring Home Expo

May 4 – 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

May 5 – 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

May 6 – 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Strathcona Gardens Arena, 225 South Dogwood Street

For more information go http://www.homeshowtime.com/events/events_details.asp?evID=110 
All welcome! Cost: Free

 

Kelowna  

InvestRight seminar

May 14

Private event

 

Nanaimo  

InvestRight seminar

May 17

Private event

 

Abbotsford  

InvestRight seminar

May 17

Private event

 

Surrey  

May 27

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

CRM2 Video Series: What to Expect from Your Advisor

Pt. 2 Record-High Penalties: Kim, Castiglioni, and IFC

BCSC Seeks to Return Funds Lost in Shantz Case

More Resources

BCSC Investment Caution List: Five New Additions

Two of the five involve binary options trading

Investment schemes don’t have borders

The Canadian Securities Administrators just issued their third annual Enforcement Report. In it, there are many stories of how investors lost money. Here’s an example of how enforcement teams work together to warn investors and penalize the bad guys. Nevada based Gold-Quest International was an investment scheme which raised about $29 million US from over 3,000 […]