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

BC Securities Enforcement Roundup – September 2013

Investor Alert: Clients with online accounts at IDA member firms

In Your Community - January 2013

More Resources

Preventing elder financial abuse and investment fraud

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day occurs every June 15, and June 2 to June 8 is Seniors’ Week in BC. In order to bring attention to the issue of financial abuse of seniors, we are running a series of blog posts this month. In this post, I will focus on some findings from our 2012 […]

Surrey Ponzi schemer gets 18 months house arrest

When I read the story about Anwar Badshah in the Surrey North Delta Leader, some obvious red flags leaped out at me. Last June, he pleaded guilty to three counts of fraud over $5,000 and was sentenced to 18 months of house arrest by a provincial court judge in Port Coquitlam. BCSC investigators described the Badshah promotion as a Ponzi scheme. […]