This site’s goal is to educate investors so they can make informed decisions and protect themselves from fraudulent investment schemes. It includes a variety of topics: Investing 101, Informed Investing and Fraud Awareness
The purpose of Consumer Protection BC is to license and inspect regulated businesses, respond to consumer inquiries, investigate alleged violations of consumer protection laws and educate consumers and businesses about their rights and responsibilities.
The Council of Senior Citizens’ Organization (COSCO) is an umbrella organization made up of many seniors’ organizations and individual associate members. Its mandate is to promote the well-being of seniors and their families, advocating for policies that allow seniors to remain active, independent, and fully engaged in the life of our province. The organization is non-partisan, but politically active, advocating for seniors’ needs no matter who is in power.
The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) ensures federally regulated financial entities comply with consumer protection measures, promotes financial education and raises consumers’ awareness of their rights and responsibilities. The site provides a variety of services and information about retirement income, saving for retirement and managing your finances.
The Nidus Personal Planning Resource Centre is a non-profit, charitable organization. Nidus provides education on personal planning – making legal arrangements in case you need assistance with things such as paying bills or making health care decisions due to illness, injury or disability. The Nidus website contains optional forms for Representation Agreements, as well as information on Enduring Powers of Attorney and health care consent.