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

Surrey
Focus on Seniors Forum
September 6
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Grace Community Church 9770 King George Blvd. Surrey
This event is free for all seniors – focusing on a Korean 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  with Esther Chan at S.U.C.C.E.S.S. 604-588-6869 Ext 111

Ganges
Be Fraud Aware
September 9
Private event

Surrey
Focus on Seniors Forum
September 13
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Newton Seniors Centre  13775-70 Ave. Surrey
This event is free for all seniors – focusing on a Punjabi 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
• www.surrey.ca/register

Delta
Be Fraud Aware
September 10
Private event

Salmon Arm
Be Fraud Aware
September 24
Private event

Kamloops
Be Fraud Aware
September 24
Private event

Kamloops
Be Fraud Aware
September 25
Private event

Burnaby
Be Fraud Aware
September 25
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:

Anne Rutherglen
Program Manager, Outreach
Communications & Education
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 604-899-6731 or toll free: 1-800-373-6393

Suggested Reading

In your community – September 2012

Investor Watch: Fraudsters prey on ‘father knows best’ attitude toward investing,

A balancing act - investor protection vs capital raising

More Resources

BCSC educates companies about BC’s money raising rules

The BC Securities Commission is reaching out to small businesses around the province with new online materials and province-wide presentations aimed at informing small businesses about BC’s capital raising rules. The BCSC’s publication, Capital Raising for Small Business, is a free guide available for download. It covers a range of topics, including: Defining a security […]

New Ponzi revelations out of Alberta

Today, the media are abuzz about Milowe Brost and the estimated $400 million losses from thousands of investors in Canada and the United States. The RCMP arrested Mr. Brost this week. They are now looking for his partner, Gary Sorenson, also from Alberta, who is believed to be somewhere in Honduras, presumably hiding from Canadian […]