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

Vernon BC Home & Leisure Show September 9 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm September 10 10:00 am – 6:00 pm September 11 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Vernon Curling Club 3310 39th Avenue For more information go to

All welcome! Cost: Free


InvestRight seminar September 10 Private event


InvestRight seminar September 10 Private event

Salmon Arm

InvestRight seminar September 14 Private event


InvestRight seminar Sept 15 Private event


InvestRight seminar September 15 Private event


InvestRight Seminar September 22 Private event


InvestRight Seminar September 22 Private event


Focus on Seniors Forum September 24 10:00 am- 3:00 pm Newton Recreation Centre 13730- 72 Ave. This event is free for all seniors – focusing on the South Asian (Punjabi speaking) audience. This forum will raise awareness of issues impacting seniors as well as provide valuable information about legal, safety and support resources available to seniors and their caregivers in Surrey. Lunch will be provided. Lots of great prizes! Seating is limited, so please register at:

  • 604-501-5100 ( 8:30 am- 4:30 pm) Monday- Friday)
  • Any City of Surrey ‘s Community or Senior’s Centres

Roberts Creek InvestRight Seminar September 27 Private event


InvestRight Seminar September 27 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Hosted by Sechelt Rotary Pebbles Restaurant, Driftwood Inn Trail Ave. Sechelt Cost: free Contact: [email protected] to leave a message call 604 885 0131 Coffee/tea will be served

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

Mutual Fund Investments: The Basics

In Your Community - January 2014

City of Surrey’s Focus on Seniors forums

More Resources

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