Hearings

Hearings usually take place at the British Columbia Securities Commission, 12th Floor, 701 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC. Hearings usually start at 10 am each hearing day. Hearing dates and times are subject to change and are updated on the hearing schedule.


Hearing Schedule

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Upcoming Hearings

Hearing Dates Hearing Information
2016-06-13; 2016-07-18 - 2016-07-22; Brendan James Schouw; Hornby Residences Ltd.; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Fraud
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair, George C. Glover, Audrey T. Ho
Note: The hearing is scheduled to start on July 18, 2016. The Commission will hold a hearing management meeting on June 13, 2016 at 9:00am.
2016-06-27; 2016-08-31; 2016-09-26 - 2016-09-30; 2016-10-11 - 2016-10-14; Lynne Rae Nickford (aka Lynne Rae Zlotnik dba Lynne Zlotnik Wealth Management); Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Fraud
Panel: Suzanne K Wiltshire - Chair, Audrey T. Ho, Don Rowlatt
Note: On November 2, 2012, the Commission, by consent, issued a temporary order until a hearing is held and a decision rendered. On November 27, 2015, the Panel adjourned the hearing to September 26, 2016. The Commission will hold a hearing management meeting on June 27, 2016 and August 31, 2016 at 9:00am.
2016-06-27; Pegasus Pharmaceuticals Group Inc.; Careseng Cancer Institute Inc.; Winter Huang (aka Dong Huang); Vicky Dancho (aka Ju Huang); Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Fraud
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair, Judith Downes, Don Rowlatt
Note: On March 11, 2016, Mr. Huang applied for an adjournment of the set date hearing. The Panel will hear Mr. Huang's application on June 27, 2016.
2016-06-28; Lance Sandford Cook; CBM Canada's Best Mortgage Corp.; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Illegal distribution
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair
Note: The Commission will set a date for the hearing on June 28, 2016 at 9:00am.
2016-07-28; 0902395 B.C. Ltd.; Robert James Maddigan; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Acting contrary to public interest; Fraud
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair, George C. Glover, Gordon L. Holloway
Note: Hearing concluded. The parties' liability submissions are due July 15, 2016. On July 28, 2016, the Panel will hear the parties' submissions on liability.
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Action Pending

Hearing Status Hearing Information
Action pendingAmy May Hanna-Rogerson; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement - Reciprocal order
Allegations:
Panel:
Note: The executive director has applied for orders under section 161 of the Securities Act. A decision is pending.
Action pendingAyaz Dhanani (also known as Azim Virani); Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Acting contrary to public interest; Fraud
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair, Judith Downes, Gordon L. Holloway
Note: Hearing concluded. The Panel's Findings are due June 20, 2016.
Action pendingDavid James Rogerson; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement - Reciprocal order
Allegations:
Panel:
Note: The executive director has applied for orders under section 161 of the Securities Act. A decision is pending.
Action pendingEagleMark Ventures, LLC; Richard Lian (aka Richard Terry Ruuska); Enna M. Keller; Falcon Holdings, LLC; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Fraud; Illegal distribution; Misrepresentation; Trading without registration; Contravening a decision
Panel: George C. Glover - Chair, Gordon L. Holloway, Don Rowlatt
Note: Temporary order issued. On March 12, 2012, the Commission, by consent, extended the temporary order until a hearing is held and a decision is rendered. The hearing has concluded. The Panel's findings are due August 22, 2016.
Action pendingForum National Investments Ltd.; Daniel Clozza; Martin Tutschek; Grant Curtis; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Acting contrary to public interest
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair, George C. Glover, Suzanne K Wiltshire
Note: Temporary order issued on July 20, 2012. On July 31 and August 1, 2012, the Panel heard the Executive Director's application to extend the temporary order. On August 8, 2012, the Panel dismissed the application and revoked the temporary order. On June 4 and September 10, 2014, Forum and Dan Clozza applied for various orders. The panel heard the applications on September 15 and 16, 2014 and reserved their decision. On January 9, 2015, the Panel adjourned Forum's and Mr. Clozza's constitutional application.
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Matter Concluded

Hearing Status Hearing Information
Matter concludedHong Liang Zhong; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Fraud; Misrepresentation; Trading without registration
Panel: Audrey T. Ho - Chair, George C. Glover, Gordon L. Holloway
Note: On December 8, 2015, the Panel issued it's Decision.
Matter concludedVirginia Tan; Patrick Eng Tien Tan; Marcus Soon-Keen Tan; Michael Joseph Donelson; 0994439 B.C. Ltd.; Letan Investments Management; TLD Investments Inc.; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Review
Allegations:
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair, Judith Downes, Don Rowlatt
Note: On April 19, 2016, the panel dismissed the respondents' application for a variation of a freeze order.

Under Appeal

Hearing Status Hearing Information
Under appealDavid Michael Michaels; 509802 BC Ltd. dba Michaels Wealth Management Group; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Fraud; Misrepresentation; Trading without registration
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair, George C. Glover, Suzanne K Wiltshire
Note: Hearing concluded. The Panel issued its decision on October 31, 2014. On November 28, 2014, David Michaels filed a notice of application for leave to appeal with the British Columbia Court of Appeal. On April 13, 2015 the Court of Appeal granted, in part, Mr. Michaels' application for leave to appeal. On November 25, 2015 the Court of Appeal heard Mr. Michael's appeal application and reserved its decision. On April 1, 2016 the Court of Appeal dismissed Mr. Michael's appeal and issued its reasons for judgment.
Under appealHRG Healthcare Resource Group Inc.; Alexander Downie; Daniel G. Mohan; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Acting contrary to public interest; False or misleading statements to the commission; Illegal distribution
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair, Audrey T. Ho, Don Rowlatt
Note: Hearing concluded. The Panel issued its decision on January 8, 2016. On February 9, 2016, Daniel Mohan filed a notice of application for leave to appeal the Commission's Findings and Decision with the British Columbia Court of Appeal.
Under appealMichael Patrick Lathigee; Earle Douglas Pasquill; FIC Real Estate Projects Ltd.; FIC Foreclosure Fund Ltd.; WBIC Canada Ltd.; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Fraud
Panel: Audrey T. Ho - Chair, Judith Downes
Note: Hearing concluded. On March 16, 2015, the Panel's issued its decision. On April 14, 2015, the respondents filed a notice of application for leave to appeal with the British Columbia Court of Appeal. On March 4, 2016 the Court of Appeal granted, in part, the respondents' application for leave to appeal. On May 4, 2016 the Court of Appeal placed this matter on the inactive appeal list.
Under appealSPYru Inc; Paradox Distributors (1992) Ltd.; Echo Partners Ltd.; U-GO Brands Nutritional Products Inc.; Peter David Harris; Lorne Neil Cire; Christopher Andrew Burke; Millard Michael Kwasnek; Joseph Yvan JeanClaude Thibert a.k.a John Thibert; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Acting contrary to public interest; False or misleading statements to the commission; Fraud; Illegal distribution; Misrepresentation; Contravening a decision
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair, Judith Downes, Audrey T. Ho
Note: Hearing concluded. On December 14, 2015, the Panel issued its decision. On January 13, 2016, Lorne Neil Cire and Millard Michael Kwasnek filed a notice of application for leave to appeal with the British Columbia Court of Appeal. The Appellants' leave to appeal hearing is adjourned generally.
Under appealSungro Minerals Inc.; Malkeet Singh Bains; Mark Aaron McLeary; Timothy John McLeary; Narvinder Singh Patric Virk; Robert Hainey; Jerry Williams; Erik John Benson; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: False or misleading statements to the commission; Manipulation/Misleading trading
Panel: Bradley Doney - Chair, Don Rowlatt, Suzanne K Wiltshire
Note: Hearing concluded. The Panel issued its Decision on July 8, 2015. On August 7, 2015, Mark Aaron McLeary filed a notice of application for leave to appeal with the British Columbia Court of Appeal.
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