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

Victoria InvestRight seminar
June 14
Private event

Penticton InvestRight seminar
June 14
Private event

Kelowna Seniors Safety Fair
June 16
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Trinity Baptist Church, 1905 Springfield Road (the corner of Spall & Springfield)
This free, public event focuses on the safety, health and overall well-being of seniors. Through booth displays and interactive demonstrations, seniors will learn about the many programs and services available to them. There will be a feature presentation, refreshments, as well as time for attendees to browse the display booths and ask questions.

Kamloops InvestRight seminar
June 17
Private event

Courtenay June 22
Private Event

Kelowna InvestRight seminar
June 28
Private event

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
Email:[email protected]
Phone: 604-899-6731 or toll free: 1-800-373-6393

 

Suggested Reading

New InvestRight Guide gets down to the brass tacks of investing

Investor Watch: Advertisements promoting investment opportunities

Eight new additions to the BCSC’s Investment Caution List

More Resources

Investor Alert: BCSC Criminal Investigations Team arrests Hal McLeod

The British Columbia Securities Commission’s Criminal Investigations Team has arrested Hal (Mick) Allan McLeod (aka Michael Smith) for breaching a lifetime ban against selling securities. The ban was imposed by a BCSC panel in 2009 in response to McLeod’s role in masterminding the Manna scheme, a series of fraudulent investments that lost over US $13 million […]

Recent investor warnings from North American securities regulators

In June and July, the New Brunswick and Ontario Securities Commissions warned people not to invest with EquityStar Momentum Growth Fund after residents in both provinces received e-mails about an investment opportunity. EquityStar Momentum Growth Fund is not registered to sell securities in either province, and it did not respond to demands for more information […]