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

Be Fraud Aware seminar
November 4
Private event

Be Fraud Aware seminar – Cantonese
Hosted by S.U.C.C.E.S.S.
November 6 10:00 am – 11:30 am
This is open to all Cantonese speaking seniors
Richmond Caring Place #340-7000 Minoru Boulevard
To register contact Vincent Tam Community Services Officer (Seniors) S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Richmond Service Centre
Phone: (604) 408-7180 Email: [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]
or drop in  at #220-7000 Minoru Boulevard
Light refreshments will be served.

Be Fraud Aware seminar
November 13
Private event

West Vancouver
Be Fraud Aware seminar
November 14
Private event

Focus on Seniors Forum
November 16
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Bridgeview Community Centre 11475 – 126A Street
This event is free for all seniors – focusing on n English 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. Many 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

North VancouverBe Fraud Aware seminar
November 18
Private event

Be Fraud Aware seminar
November 19
Private event

Be Fraud Aware seminar
November 19
Private event

Be Fraud Aware seminar
November 20
Private event

Be Fraud Aware seminar
November 21
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


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More Resources

Felmina Alliance and Corolla Financial added to caution list

On April 2, 2013, the Manitoba Securities Commission warned investors about Felmina Alliance, a “high-yield investment” scheme offered through a website and purportedly operating out of New York/and or Panama. The MSC issued the alert because of its concern that Manitobans may be involved in the scheme. It was the third alert the MSC sent […]

Q & A from our saveSMART presentation to Canucks’ staff

As a part of our ongoing financial life skills and fraud awareness partnership with the Vancouver Canucks, we gave a saveSMART InvestRight presentation to 85 people in the Captain’s Room at Rogers Arena.  People had a lot of great questions and comments, so I decided to summarize them in a blog post and share them […]