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 

InvestRight seminar

February 2

Private event

 

New Westminster 

InvestRight and Top 10 scams seminars

February 7

New Westminster Public Library  716 6th Ave.

BC Securities Commission and the Better Business Bureau of Mainland BC will give presentations on how to protect yourself from financial fraud and other common scams.

This is a free presentation

To register call 604-527-4660

For more information go www.nwpl.ca  

 

Victoria 

InvestRight seminar

February 14

Private event

 

Kelowna 

InvestRight seminar

February 15

Private event

 

Kelowna 

InvestRight seminar

February 16

Private event

 

Surrey 

February 18

Focus on Seniors Forum

9:00am-3:00pm 

Fleetwood Community Centre, 15996 84th Ave. Surrey

This event is free for all seniors – focusing on an English speaking audience.

Lunch will be provided. Lots of great prizes.

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. Adult family members are welcome to attend.

 

Seating is limited, so please register:

  • Call 604-501-5100 (8:30-4:30 Mon- Fri)
  • At any of Surrey’s Community or Seniors Centres
  • www.surrey.ca/register 
  • Course # 4287558

Vancouver 

InvestRight Seminar

February 21

Private event

 

Victoria 

InvestRight Seminar

February 22

Private event

 

We present to various service clubs such as Rotary, Probus, Newcomers, women’s groups, seniors’ 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, Outreach

Email:arutherglen[at]bcsc.bc.ca

Phone: 604-899-6731 or toll free: 1-800-373-6393

 

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