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

North Vancouver InvestRight seminar January 10, 2011 Private event

Nanaimo InvestRight luncheon seminar January 12, 2011 11:15 am – 1:00 pm Grand Hotel 4898 Rutherford Road Hosted by Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce Cost for lunch: Members- $30.00; Non-members- $40.00 (HST not included) To RSVP call 250-756-1191 or email [email protected]

Duncan InvestRight seminar January 13, 2011 Private event

Burnaby InvestRight seminar January 19, 2011 Private event

Vancouver Mineral Exploration Roundup January 24-25, 2011 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Westin Bayshore -1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver Hosted by Association for Mineral Exploration BC Come visit the BC Securities Commission booth

On-line registration For more information

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

Genius Funds: What really happened?

BCSC releases its National Report Card on Youth Financial Literacy

New “Be Fraud Aware” campaign video on YouTube

More Resources

Part 2: BC’s Over-the-counter market rule goes national

In Part one, we talked about the big problem that British Columbia had with unscrupulous operators using the loosely regulated US over-the-counter (OTC) markets to fleece investors. Now, I am going to outline how we are cleaning up this market to protect BC investors and its reputation. Unfortunately, there was no one silver bullet to […]

Investment Caution List: New York-based investment firm and five others added to list

A purported New York-based investment firm that was advertising its services in online classifieds is one of six recent additions to the British Columbia Securities Commission’s Investment Caution List. BCSC staff added High Profit Investment Ltd. to the Investment Caution List after finding out the firm solicited BC residents to open trading accounts and have […]