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 

 

Coquitlam  

InvestRight seminar

November 9

10:00am-12:00pm 

Glen Pine Pavilion, 1200 Glen Pine Court, Coquitlam

Be Fraud Aware!  Learn to protect yourself from Investment fraud, identity theft, & other scams. The BC Securities Commission and the Better Business Bureau of Mainland BC will present this FREE fraud awareness seminar. 

Light refreshments will be served after the presentations.

Register today at the Coquitlam Parks, Recreation & Culture Services -604.927-6940

All welcome! Cost: Free

 

Ladysmith 

InvestRight seminar

November 16

Private Event

 

Richmond 

InvestRight seminar- Cantonese

November 17

Private event

 

Victoria 

InvestRight seminar

November 24

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

CRA tax scam warning and news from regulators

Investor Alert: Manitoba Securities Commission and BC Securities Commission uncover ‘re-victimization’ scheme

How to File a Complaint with the BCSC

More Resources

Investor Watch: Fraudsters prey on ‘father knows best’ attitude toward investing,

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