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

September 15

Private event

 

Surrey 

Focus on Seniors Forum

September 15

9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Newton Recreation Centre Surrey 13730-72 Ave., Surrey

This event is free for all seniors – focusing on a Punjabi speaking audience. This forum will raise awareness of issues affecting 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 to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday)
  • Any City of Surrey Community or Seniors’ Centres
  • www.surrey.ca/register  

Langley 

InvestRight seminar

September 28

1:30 to 2:30 pm

Langley Seniors’ Centre 20605 51B Ave. Langley

This event is free for all seniors.

Register at [email protected] or 604-530-3020 ext 303

 

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

Mutual Fund Investments: The Basics

In Your Community - September 2013

Burnaby library presentation Pt. 1: Questions and answers

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