In your community this month
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
There are no events in July.
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, Communications Coordinator
Phone: 604-899-6731 or toll free: 1-800-373-6393
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