In your community – April  2014

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

West Vancouver
Be Fraud Aware
May 6
Private event

Whistler
Be Fraud Aware
May 8
Private Event

Chilliwack
Be Fraud Aware
May 12
Private event

Revelstoke
Be Fraud Aware
May 14
Private event

Salmon Arm
Be Fraud Aware
May 15
Private event

Victoria
Be Fraud Aware
May 14
Private event

Whistler
Be Fraud Aware
May 27
Private event

Surrey
Aging in Place Conference
May 31
This free all-day conference will focus on finance, safety, healthy lifestyles & advocacy
Newton Seniors Centre 13775 – 70 Ave.
Register for our Be Fraud Aware workshop
For more information and to register for workshops call 604-501-5030

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

 

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In Your Community - April 2013

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