VANCOUVER, Oct. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Canucks Sports & Entertainment (CS&E) is
proud to announce its new partnership with the BC Securities Commission
(BCSC). The Canucks will partner with the BCSC to provide a variety of
investor education, financial literacy and business seminars to Canucks
staff, affiliates and business partners. The partnership will also
include joint projects involving fans and B.C. high school students.
"I know from personal experience the importance of preventative fraud
protection," said Canucks President and General Manager, Michael D.
Gillis. "The B.C. Securities Commission provides the invaluable service
of educating all British Columbians about protecting their financial
assets and preventing many types of fraud as they invest their hard
Research conducted by the BCSC shows that many investors lack the
knowledge and understanding they need to make sound investment
decisions. For those who fall victim to investment fraud, the impact is
Investors can educate themselves by visiting InvestRight.org, where they will find many tools and resources to help them avoid
investment fraud, assess their risk tolerance, or research an
investment. The BCSC also educates British Columbians of all ages on
the importance of financial life skills, from high school students to
"The goal of our financial education program is to help British
Columbians make informed investment decisions and protect themselves
from investment fraud," said Brenda Leong, Chair of the BCSC.
"Partnering with the Canucks is a great new way for us to reach
investors of all ages, and we're thrilled to be assisting the Canucks
organization by educating their staff and business partners."
The B.C. Securities Commission is the independent provincial government
agency responsible for regulating trading in securities within the
SOURCE: British Columbia Securities Commission
For further information:
Learn how to protect yourself and become a more informed investor at www.investright.org