Hearings

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


Hearing Schedule

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Upcoming Hearings

Hearing Dates Hearing Information
2015-08-31; 2015-09-02; The Falls Capital Corp.; Deercrest Construction Fund Inc.; West Karma Ltd.; Rodney Jack Wharram; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: False or misleading statements to the commission; Fraud
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair, Judith Downes, George C. Glover, Don Rowlatt
Note: Temporary order issued and extended. On July 31, 2013, the Panel extended and amended the temporary order, by consent, until a hearing is held and a decision is rendered, and varied the freeze order. Hearing concluded. The Panel issued its findings on February 11, 2015 and supplemental findings on March 2, 2015. On September 2, 2015, the Panel will hear the parties' submissions on sanction. The Commission will hold a hearing management meeting on August 31, 2015 at 9:00am.
2015-09-08 - 2015-09-11; 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: The hearing is scheduled to start on September 8, 2015.
2015-09-08; SunCentro Corporation (Helina); John Leonard Carswell; Robert Thomas Helina (SunCentro); Donald Weiss; YDS Energy, Resources and Humanitarian Relief Corporation (Kato); Humanitarian Relief Corporation; Yawar Sattar Khan; David Kenge Kato (YDS); Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Illegal distribution; Trading without registration
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair
Note: The Commission will set a date for the hearing on September 8, 2015 at 9:00am.
2015-09-08; Tin Chao Alan Lau; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Fraud
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair
Note: The Commission will set a date for the hearing on September 8, 2015, at 9:00am.
2015-09-10; 2015-11-12 - 2015-11-13; Larry Keith Davis; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Acting contrary to public interest; Fraud
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair, Don Rowlatt, Suzanne K Wiltshire
Note: The Commission will hold a hearing management meeting on September 10, 2015 at 9:00am. The hearing is scheduled to start on November 12, 2015.
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Action Pending

Hearing Status Hearing Information
Action pendingDale Edward Joseph St. Jean; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement - Reciprocal order
Allegations:
Panel:
Note: The Executive Director has applied for orders under section 161(6) of the Securities Act. A decision is pending.
Action pendingDennis Morice; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement - Reciprocal order
Allegations:
Panel:
Note: The Executive Director has applied for orders under section 161(6) of the Securities Act. A decision is pending.
Action pendingDoris Elizabeth Nelson; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: False or misleading statements to the commission; Fraud; Illegal distribution
Panel: Suzanne K Wiltshire - Chair, Judith Downes, Audrey T. Ho
Note: On April 22, 2013, the Panel adjourned the hearing and issued a temporary order until a hearing is held and a decision is rendered. Hearing concluded. The Panel's decision is due November 4, 2015.
Action pendingEric F. O’Brien; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement - Reciprocal order
Allegations:
Panel:
Note: The Executive Director has applied for orders under section 161(6) of the Securities Act. A decision is pending.
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 concludedKeith Henry Alexander; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Acting contrary to public interest; Illegal distribution
Panel: George C. Glover - Chair, Gordon L. Holloway, Suzanne K Wiltshire
Note: On August 4, 2015, the Executive Director entered into a settlement agreement with the respondent and discontinued proceedings against him.
Matter concludedRobert Frederick Weicker; Amina Umutoni Weicker; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Insider trading; Tipping
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair, Audrey T. Ho, Gordon L. Holloway
Note: On August 28, 2015, the panel issued it's decision.
Matter concludedRussell Breweries Inc.; Premier Diversified Holdings Inc.; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Take-over bid/issuer bid
Allegations:
Panel: Nigel P Cave - Chair, Audrey T. Ho, Don Rowlatt
Note: On July 30, 2015, the Commission will hear Russell Breweries Inc.'s application for orders under sections 114 and 161 of the Act. On July 21, 2015, Russell Breweries withdrew it's application.

Under Appeal

Hearing Status Hearing Information
Under appealColin Robert Hugh McCabe; Erwin Thomas Speckert; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Acting contrary to public interest; False or misleading statements to the commission; Misrepresentation
Panel: Judith Downes - Chair, Don Rowlatt
Note: Hearing concluded. The Panel issued its decision on December 18, 2014. On December 23, 2014, Erwin Speckert applied for a variation of the Commission's December 18, 2014 decision and the Panel issued its decision on January 19, 2015. On January 16, 2015, Colin McCabe filed a notice of application for leave to appeal with the British Columbia Court of Appeal. On April 10, 2015, Erwin Speckert applied for a variation of the Commission's December 18, 2014 decision. On April 27, 2015 the British Columbia Court of Appeal granted, in part, Colin McCabe's application for leave to appeal.
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 British Columbia Court of Appeal granted, in part, Mr. Michaels' application for leave to appeal. On November 25, 2015 the Court of Appeal will hear Mr. Michael's appeal application.
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.
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.
Under appealThalbinder Singh Poonian; Shailu Sharon Poonian; Robert Joseph Leyk; Manjit Singh Sihota; Perminder Sihota; Executive Director
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Hearing Type: Enforcement
Allegations: Acting contrary to public interest; Misrepresentation
Panel: Suzanne K Wiltshire - Chair, George C. Glover, Audrey T. Ho
Note: Hearing concluded. The Panel issued its decision on March 13, 2015. On April 13, 2015, the respondents filed notices of application for leave to appeal with the British Columbia Court of Appeal.
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