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
2021-10-13;
Bam Bam Resources Corp., formerly known as New Point Exploration Corp.; Bryn Gardener-Evans; Norman George Wilfred Wareham; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

False or misleading statements; Misrepresentation

Note:

The Commission will set a hearing date on October 13, 2021.

2021-10-14;
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. On September 1, 2021, the hearing was adjourned to October 14, 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. On July 16, 2021, the Panel issued 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.

2021-11-08 - 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 hearing is scheduled to start on November 8, 2021.

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, Judith Downes, Marion Shaw

Note:

The hearing is scheduled to start on November 29, 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 start 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.

2021-12-03; 2022-11-01 - 2022-12-16; 2023-01-09 - 2023-01-27;
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 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. On June 11, 2021 the panel extended the temporary orders until a hearing is held and decision rendered. The hearing is scheduled to start on November 1, 2022 at 10:00am. The Commission will hold a hearing management meeting on December 3, 2021.

2022-02-04 - 2022-02-18; 2022-02-22 - 2022-02-25; 2022-04-11 - 2022-04-14;
Meiyun Zhang; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Fraud

Panel:

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

Note:

The hearing is scheduled to start on February 4, 2022.

2022-05-30; 2022-10-03 - 2022-10-05; 2022-10-07; 2022-10-11 - 2022-10-14; 2022-10-17 - 2022-10-21; 2022-10-24 - 2022-10-25;
Geoffrey Rajay Sidhu; Bracetek Industries Group Ltd.; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Panel:

Audrey T. Ho - Chair, Deborah Armour, James Kershaw

Note:

The hearing is scheduled to start on October 3, 2022. A hearing management meeting will be held on May 30, 2022.

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 issued its Findings on July 28, 2021. The parties have until October 19, 2021 to provide submissions on sanctions.

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
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:

Hearing concluded. The parties have until December 14, 2021 to file written submissions on liability. 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.

Action pending
Dwight Cameron Mann; Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Review

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Judith Downes, 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 panel heard IIROC's application on July 5, 2021 and reserved its decision.

Action pending
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 panel heard Ms. Keller's application on July 22, 2021 and reserved its decision.

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
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 issued its findings on June 30, 2021.

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:

On September 22, 2021, the panel issued its Findings. The parties have until November 4, 2021 to file submissions on sanction.

Action pending
Philip Wong; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Allegations:

Acting contrary to public interest

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Judith Downes, Audrey T. Ho

Note:

Philip Wong has applied under section 171 of the Securities Act to vary the Commission's decision under section 161(6) of the Act (2010 BCSECCOM 64). Hearing concluded. The Panel's Ruling is due October 29, 2021.

Action pending
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:

Hearing concluded. The parties have until September 24, 2021, to file submissions on liability.

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.

Reciprocal Order

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

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Deborah Armour

Note:

The executive director has applied for an order under sections 161(6)(d) and 161(1) of the Securities Act.

Reciprocal order
Gregg R. Mulholland; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Allegations:

Acting contrary to public interest

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Deborah Armour

Note:

The Executive Director has applied for orders under sections 161(1) and (6) of the Act. The Panel's decision is pending.

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 Panel's decision is pending.

Reciprocal order
John David Briner; 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)(b), (c), and (d) and 161(1) of the Securities Act. The respondent has until September 24, 2021 to file submissions.

Reciprocal order
Joseph Gaetano Bucci; 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)(b) and 161(1) of the Securities Act. The Panel's decision is pending.

Reciprocal order
Kenneth David Stevenson; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Deborah Armour

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 September 30, 2021, to file submissions.

Reciprocal order
Peter Douglas Ortmann; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Note:

The executive director has applied for orders under sections 161(6)(b) and 161(1) of the Securities Act. The panel's decision is pending.

Reciprocal order
Richard Francis Gozdek; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Allegations:

Acting contrary to public interest

Panel:

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

Note:

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

Matter Concluded

Hearing Status Hearing Information
Matter concluded
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:

On August 31, 2021, the Panel issued its Decision.

Under Appeal

Hearing Status Hearing Information
Under appeal
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. The British Columbia Supreme Court issued its Reasons for Judgment on July 27, 2021. On August 23 and 26, 2021, the appellants filed Notices of Appeal with the British Columbia Court of Appeal.

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, 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 September 7, 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
Hearing in writing
Robert Waters; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Vary a commission decision

Note:

On June 26, 2021, Mr. Waters applied under s. 171 of the Act to vary the Commission's decision 2014 BCSECCOM 369 dated September 4, 2014. The parties have until September 15, 2021 to provide submissions.