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.

Visit our Global Search for hearings that were in progress or began after August 1, 2005.

Upcoming Hearings

Hearing Date Hearing Information
2020-11-30;
Enna M. Keller; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Review

Note:

Enna Keller has applied under section 171 of the Securities Act to vary the Commission's decision dated February 14, 2017. The Commission will hold a hearing management meeting on November 30, 2020 at 9:00am.

2020-11-30 - 2020-12-02; 2020-12-04; 2020-12-16 - 2020-12-18; 2021-01-11 - 2021-01-15; 2021-02-10 - 2021-02-12; 2021-02-22 - 2021-02-23;
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 hearing will continue on November 30, 2020.

2020-12-15;
Tim Johnston; TSX Venture Exchange; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Review

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Judith Downes, Marion Shaw

Note:

Mr. Johnston has requested a review of the TSX Venture Exchange's Acceptability Review Decision of May 11, 2020. The hearing will be held on December 15, 2020.

2020-12-16;
Meiyun Zhang; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Fraud

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Judith Downes, Marion Shaw

Note:

The Commission will set a hearing date on December 16, 2020.

2021-01-13;
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

Note:

The Commission will set a date for the hearing of this matter on January 13, 2021 at 9:00am.

2021-01-18 - 2021-01-22; 2021-01-25 - 2021-01-29; 2021-02-01 - 2021-02-02; 2021-02-05; 2021-02-08 - 2021-02-09;
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:

The hearing is scheduled to start on January 18, 2021.

2021-01-19;
John Sand; Karol Achs; Jolyon Charles Christopher Gulston; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

False or misleading statements; Fraud

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair

Note:

The Commission will set a date for the hearing on January 19, 2021 at 9:00am.

2021-01-20; 2021-04-06 - 2021-04-14; 2021-04-19 - 2021-04-28;
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 Commission will hold a further hearing management meeting on January 20, 2021 at 9:00am by telephone conference. The hearing is scheduled to start on April 6, 2021.

2021-02-09;
Patrick Aaron Dunn; Viribus Structural Connectors Inc.; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Disclosure violations; Contravening a decision/order

Note:

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

2021-03-08 - 2021-03-15;
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 hearing is scheduled to start on March 8, 2021.

2021-03-26; 2021-05-25 - 2021-05-31;
Shijun "Clark" Zhu; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Deborah Armour, Marion Shaw

Note:

The Commission will hold a hearing management meeting on March 26, 2021 at 9:00am by teleconference call. The hearing is scheduled to start on May 25, 2021.

Action Pending

Hearing Status Hearing Information
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:

Hearing concluded. The parties have until December 23, 2020 to deliver submissions on liability and sanction.

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 is scheduled to start November 16, 2020.

Action pending
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.; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Acting contrary to public interest; Illegal distribution

Panel:

Audrey T. Ho - Chair, Judith Downes

Note:

On May 29, 2019, the Panel issued its Decision and Reasons for Decision and extended the Temporary Order until May 27, 2020. 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.

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

Hearing Type:

Review

Note:

Staff of IIROC have provided notice of its intention for an application for a hearing and review of an IIROC hearing panel decision.

Action pending
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:

Hearing concluded. The Panel's Findings are due on January 27, 2021.

Action pending
Jefferson Franklin Mesidor; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement

Allegations:

Fraud

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Deborah Armour, George C. Glover

Note:

Hearing concluded. The Panel issued its Decision on January 6, 2014. On April 8, 2020, the Commission received an application under section 15.1 of the Act. The Panel issued its Decision on May 20, 2020. The Panel's decision (Part 2) is due December 21, 2020.

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 due March 22, 2021

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

Hearing Type:

Review

Note:

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

Action pending
Philip Wong; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Allegations:

Acting contrary to public interest

Panel:

Suzanne K Wiltshire

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 application is adjourned generally.

Reciprocal Order

Hearing Status Hearing Information
Reciprocal order
Benjamin Thompson Kirk; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Note:

The executive director has applied for orders under s161 of the Securities Act. The respondent has until October 5, 2020 to file submissions.

Reciprocal order
Brian Arthur Kitts; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Allegations:

Acting contrary to public interest

Panel:

Gordon Johnson - Chair, Deborah Abbey

Note:

The executive director has applied for orders under section 161(6) of the Act. The respondent's submissions are due December 1, 2020.

Reciprocal order
Chitra Chandran; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Allegations:

Acting contrary to public interest

Note:

The executive director has applied for an order under section 161(6) of the Act. The respondent has until October 5, 2020 to file submissions

Reciprocal order
Dylan Leslie Boyle; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Note:

The executive director has applied for orders under sections 161 of the Securities Act. The respondent has until October 5, 2020 to file submissions.

Reciprocal order
John Bruce Kirk; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Note:

The executive director has applied for orders under section 161 of the Securities Act.

Reciprocal order
Kelly Boyd Fielder; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Note:

The executive director has applied for orders under section 161 of the Securities Act. The Commission is setting dates for a hearing.

Reciprocal order
Michael Allen Skerry; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Note:

The executive director has applied for orders under section 161 of the Securities Act. The respondent has until October 5, 2020 to file submissions.

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. The respondent has until September 10, 2020 to file a response.

Matter Concluded

Hearing Status Hearing Information
Matter concluded
Amir Beiklik; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Allegations:

Acting contrary to public interest

Panel:

Judith Downes - Chair, Deborah Abbey

Note:

The executive director has applied for an order under section 161(6) of the Act. On July 14, 2020, the panel issued its decision.

Matter concluded
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.

Matter concluded
Darrell Donald Osadchuk; Canadian Securities Exchange; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Review

Panel:

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

Note:

On April 27, 2020, Darrell Donald Osadchuk requested a review of the Canadian Securities decision dated March 17, 2020. The panel issued its decision on October 28, 2020.

Matter concluded
Earle Douglas Pasquill; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Review

Panel:

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

Note:

On May 25, 2020, Mr. Pasquill applied under s171 of the Securities Act to revoke a preservation order dated March 27, 2020. On November 5, 2020, the Panel issued its decision.

Matter concluded
Lawrence Bradley Chang; Executive Director

Hearing Type:

Enforcement - Reciprocal order

Allegations:

Acting contrary to public interest

Panel:

Judith Downes - Chair, Deborah Abbey

Note:

The executive director has applied for an order under section 161(6) of the Act. On June 12, 2020, the panel issued its decision.

Under Appeal

Hearing Status Hearing Information
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
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

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