Hearing Schedule

Hearings are usually held at the British Columbia Securities Commission, 12th Floor, 701 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC.

Hearings start at 10 a.m. each hearing day, unless otherwise indicated on the hearing schedule, below.

Dates and times of hearings may change. Any change is reflected in the hearing schedule below, which is the most up-to-date source for information about upcoming hearings.

Questions about the hearing schedule should be directed to the Commission Hearing Office.

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Upcoming Hearings

Hearing Date Hearing Information
2021-06-23 - 2021-06-25; 2021-06-28 - 2021-06-30; 2021-07-02;
QcX Gold Corp. (formerly First Mexican Gold Corp.); James Arthur Robert Voisin; John Charles Archibald; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Disclosure violations; False or misleading statements; Insider trading

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Judith Downes, Marion Shaw

Note:

The hearing was set to commence on June 21, 2021. On June 17 and 18, 2021, the respondents applied for an adjournment of the hearing. The panel has granted an adjournment of the hearing to June 23, 2021.

2021-06-25; 2021-09-07 - 2021-09-10; 2021-09-13 - 2021-09-17; 2021-09-20 - 2021-09-24; 2021-09-27 - 2021-09-30;
Meiyun Zhang; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Fraud

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Audrey T. Ho, James Kershaw

Note:

The Commission will hold a hearing management meeting on June 25, 2021, at 10:00am, by video conference. The hearing is scheduled to commence on September 7, 2021.

2021-07-05 - 2021-07-06;
Dwight Cameron Mann; Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Review

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Deborah Abbey, Audrey T. Ho

Note:

On December 14, 2020, IIROC applied for a review of an IIROC hearing panel's order and reasons for decision. The hearing is scheduled to start on July 5, 2021.

2021-07-12 - 2021-07-16;
DFRF Enterprises LLC (DFRF Massachusetts); DFRF Enterprises, LLC (DFRF Florida); Daniel Fernandes Rojo Filho; Heriberto C. Perez Valdes; Monita Hung Mui Chan; Sabrina Ling Huei Wei; Justin Colin Villarin; Marie Joy Vincent; James Bernard Law; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Fraud; Misrepresentation

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Audrey T. Ho, James Kershaw

Note:

The hearing will continue on June 14, 2021. The Executive Director entered into settlement agreements with Monita Hung Mui Chan and Marie Joy Vincent and discontinued proceedings against them on April 19, 2021.

2021-07-14;
BridgeMark Financial Corp.; Jackson & Company Professional Corp.; Anthony Kevin Jackson; Lukor Capital Corp.; Justin Edgar Liu; Rockshore Advisors Ltd. (formerly known as Cam Paddock Enterprises Inc.); Cameron Robert Paddock; Simran Singh Gill; JCN Capital Corp.; John Rosarino Bevilacqua; Essos Corporate Services Inc.; Sway Capital Corp.; Von Rowell Torres; David Matthew Schmidt; Detona Capital Corp.; Danilen Villanueva; Natasha Jon Emami; Altitude Marketing Corp.; Ryan Peter Venier; Platinum Capital Corp.; 658111 B.C. Ltd.; Jason Christopher Shull; Tryton Financial Corp.; Abeir Haddad; Tavistock Capital Corp.; Robert John Lawrence; Jarman Capital Inc.; Scott Jason Jarman; Northwest Marketing and Management Inc.; Aly Babu Husein Mawji; Rufiza Babu Husein Mawji-Esmail; Denise Marie Trainor; Randy White; Escher Invest SA; Hunton Advisory Ltd.; Kendl Capital Limited; Russell Grant Van Skiver; Bertho Holdings Ltd.; Robert William Boswell; Haight-Ashbury Media Consultants Ltd.; Ashkan Shahrokhi; Saiya Capital Corporation; Tara Kerry Haddad; Keir Paul MacPherson; Tollstam & Company Chartered Accountants; Albert Kenneth Tollstam; 727 Capital; David Raymond Duggan; Viral Stocks Inc.; 10X Capital; Cryptobloc Technologies Corp.; New Point Exploration Corp.; Green 2 Blue Energy Corp.; BLOK Technologies Inc.; Kootenay Zinc Corp.; Affinor Growers Inc.; Beleave Inc. ; Liht Cannabis Corp. (formerly known as Marapharm Ventures Inc.); PreveCeutical Medical Inc.; Speakeasy Cannabis Club Ltd.; Abattis Bioceuticals Corp.; 1153307 B.C. Ltd.; Asiatic Management Consultants Ltd. ; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Acting contrary to public interest; Illegal distribution

Panel:

Audrey T. Ho - Chair, Judith Downes

Note:

On October 8, 2019, Notice of Application for Leave to Appeal was filed on behalf of the BridgeMark group. On October 10, 2019, the Liu and Lukor Group filed a Notice of Application for Leave to Appeal. The appeal will be held September 11, 2020. On May 5, 2020, the Executive Director entered into settlement agreements with SpeakEasy Cannabis Club Ltd. and discontinued proceedings against them. On May 26, 2020, the Panel issued its Decision on the Executive Director's application to extend temporary orders. On June 12, 2020, the Panel issues its Reasons for Decision. On July 10 and August 26, 2020, the Panel issued Rulings on certain applications. On April 28, 2021, the executive director issued an amended notice of hearing. On May 26, 2021, the panel extended the temporary orders until June 15, 2021. The Commission will set a date for the hearing on July 14, 2021, at 9am. On June 11, 2021 the panel extended the temporary orders until a hearing is held and decision rendered.

2021-07-22;
Enna M. Keller; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Review

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Deborah Armour, James Kershaw

Note:

Enna Keller has applied under section 171 of the Securities Act to vary the Commission's decision dated February 14, 2017. The parties have until July 3, 2021 to file submissions. The panel will hear Ms. Keller's application on July 22, 2021.

2021-07-29;
Philip Wong; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Allegations:

Acting contrary to public interest

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair

Note:

On January 25, 2010, the Commission issued its decision under section 161(6) of the Act (2010 BCSECCOM 64). On February 5, 2010, the executive director discontinued its proceedings under the notice of hearing (2010 BCSECCOM 72). On October 9, 2019, Mr. Wong applied under s. 171 of the Act to vary the Commission's decision issued January 25, 2010. The hearing is scheduled to start on July 29, 2021, at 10:00am.

2021-08-11;
Geoffrey Rajay Sidhu; Bracetek Industries Group Ltd.; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Note:

The Commission will set a date for the hearing on August 11, 2021 at 9:00am.

2021-09-01;
Kelly Boyd Fielder; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, James Kershaw

Note:

The executive director has applied for orders under section 161 of the Securities Act. The hearing is scheduled to commence on September 1, 2021.

2021-09-03; 2021-11-29 - 2021-11-30; 2021-12-03; 2021-12-06 - 2021-12-10;
Jeffrey Dean Mushaluk; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Trading without registration; Advising without registration

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair

Note:

The Commission will hold a hearing management meeting on September 23, 2021 at 9:00am. The hearing is scheduled to start on November 29, 2021.

2021-09-21; 2021-11-08 - 2021-11-10; 2021-11-12; 2021-11-15 - 2021-11-19;
John Sand; Karol Achs; Jolyon Charles Christopher Gulston; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

False or misleading statements; Fraud

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Audrey T. Ho, James Kershaw

Note:

The Commission will hold a hearing management meeting on September 21, 2021, at 9:00am. The hearing is scheduled to start on November 8, 2021.

2021-10-27; 2021-11-22 - 2021-11-26;
Patrick Aaron Dunn; Viribus Structural Connectors Inc.; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Disclosure violations; Contravening a decision/order

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, George C. Glover, Marion Shaw

Note:

On February 4, 2021, Patrick Aaron Dunn applied for a revocation of a preservation order. On May 3, 2021, the Panel heard the respondent Dunn's application and reserved its ruling.. The Commission will hold a hearing management meeting on October 27, 2021, at 9am. The hearing is scheduled to start on November 22, 2021.

2021-12-01; 2022-02-28 - 2022-03-02; 2022-03-04; 2022-03-07 - 2022-03-11;
Chartwell Asset Management Inc.; Gregory Paul James Cameron; Wah Bo Chew; Matthew Evans Cameron; Eric Mayrhofer; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Deborah Armour, Marion Shaw

Note:

The hearing is scheduled to commence on February 28, 2022. The Commission will hold a hearing management meeting on December 1, 2021, at 9:00am. On June 10, 2021, the executive director issued an amended notice of hearing and discontinued proceedings against Eric Mayrhofer.

Action Pending

Hearing Status Hearing Information
Action pending
All Canadian Investment Corporation; Donald Bergman; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

False or misleading statements; Misrepresentation

Panel:

Judith Downes - Chair, Deborah Abbey, Gordon Johnson

Note:

The Panel's Findings are due September 15, 2021.

Action pending
Arian Resources Corp.; Zahir "Zip" Sadrudin Dhanani; Robert James Naso; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Disclosure violations

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, George C. Glover, Marion Shaw

Note:

The Panel's findings are pending.

Action pending
Attorney General for British Columbia; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Review

Panel:

Deborah Armour, Marion Shaw

Note:

The Attorney General for British Columbia requested the Commission to refer a stated case to the British Columbia Supreme Court challenging the constitutional validity of s. 151 of the Securities Act. The hearing was held in November 2020.

Action pending
Fancamp Exploration Ltd.; TSX Venture Exchange; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Review

Panel:

George C. Glover - Chair, Deborah Armour, Marion Shaw

Note:

The Applicant has requested a review of a TSX Venture Exchange Decision.

Action pending
Forum National Investments Ltd.; Daniel Clozza; Martin Tutschek; Grant Curtis; Robert Logan Dunn; Douglas Corrigan; Mosaic Holdings Inc.; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Acting contrary to public interest; False or misleading statements; Manipulation/Misleading trading

Panel:

Suzanne K Wiltshire - Chair, George C. Glover

Note:

The Panel's Findings are due July 27, 2021.

Action pending
Kenneth Edward Smith; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Acting contrary to public interest; False or misleading statements

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Deborah Armour, Judith Downes

Note:

The Panel's findings are pending.

Action pending
Meng Xi Li; Mutual Fund Dealers Association; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Review

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Deborah Armour, Judith Downes

Note:

On June 18, 2020, Ms. Li requested a review of the MFDA's decision dated February 6, 2020.

Action pending
Pegasus Pharmaceuticals Group Inc.; Careseng Cancer Institute Inc.; Winter Huang (aka Dong Huang); Vicky Dancho (aka Ju Huang); Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Fraud

Panel:

Judith Downes - Chair, Deborah Armour

Note:

Hearing concluded. The Panel's Findings are due October 21, 2021.

Action pending
Re Application 20210107; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Review

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Deborah Armour, Audrey T. Ho

Note:

On January 7, 2021, the applicant applied under section 171 of the Securities Act to revoke an Investigation Order. On May 17, 2021, the Panel heard the application and reserved its ruling. This matter is proceeding in camera.

Action pending
Regal Resources Inc.; Erika Gardner; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Review

Panel:

Marion Shaw - Chair, Judith Downes, George C. Glover

Note:

On April 23, 2021, the executive director referred an application to the Commission under section 171 of the Securities Act for a partial revocation of a cease trade order. The Panel heard the application on June 10 and 11, 2021. On June 11, 2021, the Panel issued it's decision. The Panel's reasons for their decision are due October 14, 2021.

Reciprocal Order

Hearing Status Hearing Information
Reciprocal order
Douglas John Vermeeren; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Note:

The executive director has applied for an order under sections 161(6)(d) and 161(1) of the Securities Act. The respondent has until June 21, 2021 to file submissions.

Reciprocal order
Harold Magnus Backer; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Allegations:

Acting contrary to public interest

Note:

The executive director has applied for an order under sections 161(6)(d) and 161(1) of the Securities Act. The respondent has until June 21, 2021 to file submissions.

Reciprocal order
Kenneth David Stevenson; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Note:

The executive director has applied for an order under sections 161(6)(a) and (c) and 161(1) of the Securities Act. The respondent has until June 29, 2021, to file submissions.

Reciprocal order
Richard Francis Gozdek; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Allegations:

Acting contrary to public interest

Note:

The Executive Director has applied for orders under section 161(6) of the Act.

Reciprocal order
Saileshwar Rao Narayan; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Note:

The Executive Director has applied for orders under section 161 of the Securities Act.

Matter Concluded

Hearing Status Hearing Information
There are currently no hearings to display.

Under Appeal

Hearing Status Hearing Information
Under appeal
Bezzaz Holdings Group Ltd. (dba BGI Canada and BGI Investment); Nexus Global Trading Ltd. (dba Nexus Distribution Group); Todd Norman John Bezzasso; Wei Kai Liao (aka Kevin Liao); Fiorino Corsi; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Fraud

Panel:

George C. Glover - Chair, Audrey T. Ho

Note:

The Panel issued its decision on July 16, 2020. On August 13, 2020, Liao filed a notice of application for leave to appeal the Commission's decision in BC Court of Appeal No. CA046964.

Under appeal
Garo Aram Deyrmenjian; Raffi Khorchidian; Antoine Ratsaphong; EuroHelvetia TrustCo. S.A. now known as EHT Corporate Services S.A.; David Craven; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Manipulation/Misleading trading

Panel:

Judith Downes - Chair, Gordon L. Holloway, Suzanne K Wiltshire

Note:

On March 8, 2017, the Executive Director discontinued proceedings against Antoine Ratsaphong. Hearing concluded. The Panel issued its findings on April 25, 2018. The appellants Deyrmenjian, Khorchidian, EHT and Craven filed notices of application for leave to appeal with the BC Court of Appeal. On November 2, 2018, the panel heard submissions on EHT and Craven's application under section 171 of the Act to revoke or vary the Panel's findings, and denied the application, with reasons to follow. The Panel issued it's decision on March 11, 2019. On April 8, 2019, Raffi Khorchidian filed a notice of application for leave to appeal with the BC Court of Appeal. On September 16, 2019, Garo Deyrmenjian filed an Amended Notice of Application for leave to appeal. Garo Deyrmenjian's and Raffi Khorchidian's leave applications are scheduled for November 13, 2019. On November 14, 2019 Leave to appeal was partially granted.

Under appeal
Hunter Wei-Shun Wang (aka Hunter Wei Shun Wang); Jing "Janet" Zhang; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Acting contrary to public interest; False or misleading statements

Panel:

Judith Downes - Chair, Deborah Abbey, Deborah Armour

Note:

The Panel issued it's decision on April 16, 2021. On May 14, 2021, Hunter Wei-Shun Wang filed a notice of application for leave to appeal the Commission's decision in the British Columbia Court of Appeal.

Under appeal
Mountainstar Gold Inc.; Brent Hugo Johnson; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

False or misleading statements

Panel:

Judith Downes - Chair, Audrey T. Ho, Don Rowlatt

Note:

The Panel issued its findings on October 12, 2018. The Panel issued its decision on April 9, 2019. On May 6, 2019, Mountainstar Gold and Brent Hugo Johnson filed a notice of application for leave to appeal with the BC Court of Appeal.

Under appeal
Thalbinder Singh Poonian; Shailu Sharon Poonian; Robert Joseph Leyk; Manjit Singh Sihota; Perminder Sihota; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Manipulation/Misleading trading

Panel:

Suzanne K Wiltshire - Chair, George C. Glover, Audrey T. Ho

Note:

On March 28, 2017, Mr. Leyk filed an application to have the orders against him permanently removed on the grounds that the executive director had not provided him with notice of the proceeding. The panel heard this application in writing and issued its decision on December 5, 2018. On December 27, 2018, Mr. Leyk filed a notice of application for leave to appeal with the British Columbia Court of Appeal. On January 28, 2018, Mr. Leyk filed an application for an order for disclosure and permanently cancelling the Findings and Decision. The panel heard these applications in writing and issued its decision on April 18, 2019. On May 13, 2019, Mr. Leyk filed a Notice of Application for Leave to Appeal with the British Columbia Court of Appeal.

Hearings in Writing

Hearing Status Hearing Information
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