Guardians of British Columbia’s Investment Market

The BC Securities Commission (BCSC) takes action against misconduct that harms investors and undermines confidence in British Columbia’s investment market.

We go after a range of illegal activity: fraud, making false statements, withholding crucial information, unregistered trading and advising, insider trading, and manipulating the price of securities.

Using our tools and powers, we work to:

The BCSC seeks to maintain an ever-present expectation that lawbreakers will be caught and face the consequences — striving to make B.C. a place where people can invest with confidence, and companies can thrive. We do this with your help.

Enforcement in Action

The BCSC enforcement process, step by step