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

Coquitlam February 19
2:00 pm
Telling the truth – Exposing affinity fraud
With Valley Chaplain Consultants (aka God’s Fraud Squad)
Hosted by Como Lake United Church
535 Marmont Street, Coquitlam
Call 604-931-8555 to reserve
All welcome

Abbotsford InvestRight seminar
February 10
Private event

Vancouver InvestRight seminar
February 22
Private event

Kamloops InvestRight seminar
February 24 & 25
Private events

We present to various service clubs such as Rotary, Probus, Newcomers, women’s groups, senior’s 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- Investor Education – Outreach
Email: [email protected]  
Phone: 604-899-6731 or toll free: 1-800-373-6393 

 

Suggested Reading

In your community this month - January 2011

Preventing elder financial abuse and investment fraud

Look out for scams when the markets are volatile

More Resources

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