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

Putting Investors First: Client Focused Reforms and Relationship Disclosure

Things to Consider When Investing in a Trend

BCSC InvestRight Fee Guide: Understand the Costs of Your Investments

More Resources

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Every year, the BC Securities Commission hosts a half-day event to discuss and debate important issues facing Canadian regulators.  In the past, we have had international and Canadian experts examine such topics as outcomes-focused securities regulation in action, regulatory and criminal securities’ enforcement, and the challenges facing Canadian investors in the 21st Century. This year Capital […]

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Last week, BC and Manitoba issued an alert warning investors about a possible ‘recovery room’ scheme. Typically, these schemes involve companies that contact investors who may have lost money in a fraudulent or illiquid investment with an offer to buy their shares at an inflated price. Once the investor agrees to sell their shares, a contract is […]