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Save Time & Money When Buying New Homes In The Columbia SC Area With This Independent Home Inspection Report

The Columbia New Home Buyer Service has launched a new report on the benefits of home inspection when buying a home in the Columbia SC area. As professionals who assist buyers in their purchase of new homes, the team is often asked about professional home inspections and is uniquely placed to offer expert guidance. More information can be found at: http://columbianewhomebuyer.com/real-estate-blog/should-i-get-a-professional-home-inspection-on-a-new-construction-home-in-columbia-sc. Columbia Ne ...


03.11.2017

Vancouver man arrested for multiple Criminal Code and Securities Act offences

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/23/17 -- Ayaz Dhanani (a.k.a. Alex Dhanani, Azim Virani, Michael Lee, Alex Nebris, Paul Dhanani, Samuel Ramos and Rahim Jiwa), 37, of Vancouver, B.C., was arrested on October 2, 2017, following an investigation by the Criminal Investigations Branch of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC). He was arrested in Vancouver with assistance from the Vancouver Police and is in custody pending a bail hearing. A trial date has yet to be set. ...


23.10.2017

BCSC panel issues reciprocal orders against two individuals

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/10/17 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has reciprocated enforcement orders against two individuals sanctioned by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. They are:Marcel Anil RadaRandi A. BochinskiFor more information on the orders, search for Marcel Anil Rada or Randi A. Bochinski at .The Canadian Securities Administrators maintains national data ...


10.10.2017

Significant improvements in investor knowledge following new fee disclosure documents, BCSC study finds

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/02/17 -- A study commissioned by the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) shows that new fee disclosure reports have produced a positive overall effect on investor knowledge and behaviour. Canadian investors began receiving new charges and compensation reports, required under securities rules known as the Client Relationship Model, Phase 2 (CRM2), in January 2017. The three-part longitudinal study tracked investor knowledge and behavio ...


02.10.2017

West Vancouver man sentenced to six months in prison for breaching a Commission order

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/29/17 -- On May 23, 2017, Frederick Johnathon Nielsen (a.k.a. Fred Nelson and Frederick Gilliland), 65, a resident of West Vancouver, pleaded guilty to breaching an order of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC). On September 25, 2017, Nielsen was sentenced in North Vancouver provincial court to six months jail and ordered to pay $10,000 in restitution.On March 25, 2011, the BCSC issued an order under the Securities Act as a result ...


29.09.2017

BCSC panel dismisses allegations that B.C. man and company distributed securities without a prospectus

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/26/17 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has dismissed allegations that Kenneth William Trociuk and CAAS Mining Corporation distributed securities without a prospectus. The panel also dismissed the allegation that Trociuk provided false or misleading information to the Executive Director.CAAS was a company incorporated under the laws of B.C. on January 13, 2010. Trociuk incorporated CAAS (or had it incorporated on his beha ...


26.09.2017

Changes to start-up crowdfunding exemption will increase access to capital for B.C. issuers

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/21/17 -- The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) today announced improvements to crowdfunding rules that will enable B.C.-based issuers to access investors in Alberta when conducting crowdfunding campaigns. The amendments also permit an increased investment, for some investors, of up to $5,000."With these amendments, B.C. is harmonizing the crowdfunding regime and providing start-up and early stage issuers with access to more pot ...


21.09.2017

Find New Homes In Columbia SC With This Home Buyer YouTube Channel For Educational Information Videos

A new video channel has launched for anyone wanting to buy new homes in Columbia, SC as well as Lexington, Irmo, Chapin and surrounding areas. It provides all the latest information, video tours, building progress videos, educational videos and more, so that home buyers can stay ahead of the curve when it comes to finding their new dream home in the local area. More information can be found at: https://youtube.com/user/ColumbiaSCRealEstate. The channel, which has a special focus on Columbia, S ...


11.09.2017

B.C. Securities Commission grants landmark bitcoin investment fund manager registration

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/06/17 -- The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) today announced the first registration of an investment fund manager in Canada solely dedicated to cryptocurrency investments. The BCSC has granted First Block Capital Inc. registration as an investment fund manager and an exempt market dealer in order to operate a bitcoin investment fund."Cryptocurrency investments are a new and novel form of investing in Canada. We have seen from ...


06.09.2017

Columbia, SC New Homes Builder Free “Build Watch” Video Diary Where Homeowners Can Watch Their Home Being Built Wins Rave Reviews

It''s no shock many people having a new home built would love to see the details of how their homes progress is coming along. For Columbia, SC new homes this dream is a reality thanks to the innovators at the Columbia New Home Builder Team and their exciting free Build Watch video service. The team recently celebrated the success of their breakthrough program. September 4th, 2017 There''s no doubt having a new home built is a huge commitment. It''s only natural t ...


05.09.2017

InfiNet Wireless showcases latest carrier-grade solutions at Andicom 2017

Attendance at the exhibition comes after a successful network upgrade in regional Colombia Cartagena, Colombia. 23 August 2017: InfiNet Wireless, the global leader in fixed broadband wireless connectivity, is presenting its latest carrier-grade solutions, including its flagship product, the InfiMAN 2x2 R5000 - Qmxb, at the annual Andicom conference in Cartagena, Colombia this week. Launched in July 2017, the InfiMAN Qmxb features the latest developments in interference mitigation technology, a ...


23.08.2017

BCSC panel finds that former registrant committed fraud

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/21/17 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has found that Lynne Rae Nickford (a.k.a. Lynne Rae Zlotnik) perpetrated fraud on 13 investors.Nickford had previously been registered as a scholarship fund salesperson from 1991 to 1993 and as a mutual fund salesperson from 1998 to 2008, but was not registered under the Securities Act during the relevant period. She was also the sole proprietor of Lynne Zlotnik Wealth Management (L ...


21.08.2017

B.C. Securities Commission and Vancouver Police arrest Surrey man for fraud

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/14/17 -- Ravinderpaul Singh Mangat (a.k.a. Rob Mangat), 44, of Surrey, B.C., was arrested on August 5, 2017, following an investigation by the British Columbia Securities Commission''s Criminal Investigations Branch. The warrant for Mangat''s arrest was issued in connection with fraud charges against Mangat under the Criminal Code, which were sworn June 1, 2017. Mangat was arrested in Vancouver on the outstanding warrant by ...


14.08.2017

BCSC sanctions Victoria man and mortgage company for illegal distributions

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/10/17 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has ordered monetary sanctions and temporary market bans against Lance Sandford Cook for illegal distributions. His company CBM Canada''s Best Mortgage Corp. also received temporary market bans.Cook, a Victoria, B.C. resident during the relevant period, was a mortgage broker registered in B.C., and the president and sole director of CBM. CBM was a mortgage broker company r ...


10.08.2017

British Columbia Securities Commission: Securities regulator issues amended notice of hearing alleging fraud and illegal distribution

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/26/17 -- The Executive Director of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has issued an amended notice of hearing alleging that Prabhjot Singh Bakshi and SBC Financial Group Inc. (SBC) illegally distributed securities and also alleging that Bakshi committed fraud.The notice alleges SBC and Bakshi sold $3 million of SBC securities without being registered. Furthermore, prospectus exemptions were not available for $2.3 million of these ...


26.07.2017

BCSC settles with former B.C. resident for breaching national mining standard

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/21/17 -- In a settlement agreement with the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), Wally Elmer Boguski admitted to his responsibility for the deficient disclosure of two junior mineral exploration companies.Boguski was a B.C. resident during the relevant period and the president, CEO, and a director of both Victory Resources Corporation and Sierra Iron Ore Corporation (now known as Crystal Lake Mining Corporation). Boguski is no longer ...


21.07.2017

Investor Alert: BCSC issues warning about Vancouver Stock Exchange Corp.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/19/17 -- The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has become aware that a British Columbia (B.C.) company called Vancouver Stock Exchange Corp. (VSEC) appears to have been issuing stock exchange listings to companies in China and B.C. VSEC claims to operate from Kitimat, B.C., with an enquiry centre in Shenzhen, China.VSEC holds itself out as being the old Vancouver Stock Exchange (VSE). In fact, the VSE no longer exists, as it merged ...


19.07.2017

BCSC alleges that B.C. mining company made false or misleading statements in its public filings

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/30/17 -- The Executive Director of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has issued a notice of hearing alleging that Mountainstar Gold Inc. made false or misleading statements in its required public filings. The notice also alleges that, as an officer and director of Mountainstar, Brent Hugo Johnson is liable for Mountainstar''s misconduct.Mountainstar is a reporting issuer under the Securities Act and Johnson was its pre ...


30.06.2017

BCSC releases 2017 Compliance Report Card

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/28/17 -- The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) today released its 2017 Compliance Report Card. The annual report card summarizes the findings from the BCSC''s compliance reviews of B.C.-based portfolio managers, investment fund managers, and exempt market dealers over the last fiscal year."Our goal is to foster a culture of compliance with our market participants," said Mark Wang, Director of Capital Markets Reg ...


28.06.2017

BCSC panel finds that former Whistler resident engaged in market manipulation

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/17 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has found that Volkmar Guido Hable engaged in market manipulation and submitted false information to the Commission.Hable was a Whistler, B.C. resident and the executive vice president of mining and exploration of Samaranta Mining Corporation during the period relevant to the findings.The panel found that on February 18, 2013, Hable wrote a letter on behalf of a company called Samar ...


27.06.2017

Vancouver man arrested for breaching a B.C. Securities Commission order

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/21/17 -- Won Sang Shen Cho (a.k.a. Craig Cho, Kevin Kim, Jae Hoon Kim), 46, of Vancouver, B.C., was arrested on June 13, 2017, following an investigation by the British Columbia Securities Commission''s (BCSC) Criminal Investigations Branch. The warrant for Cho''s arrest was issued in connection with multiple charges against Cho under the Securities Act. Cho was arrested at his residence in Vancouver with assistance from Van ...


21.06.2017

Coquitlam man arrested for breaching a B.C. Securities Commission order

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/20/17 -- Rui Armando Figueiredo (a.k.a. Roy Figueiredo), 56, currently of Coquitlam, B.C., was arrested on June 13, 2017, following an investigation by the British Columbia Securities Commission''s (BCSC) Criminal Investigations Branch, with assistance from Surrey RCMP. The warrant for Figueiredo''s arrest was issued in connection with multiple charges against Figueiredo under the Securities Act, and he was arrested in Burna ...


20.06.2017

BCSC alleges fraud against three B.C. men and two mortgage investment corporations

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/16/17 -- The Executive Director of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has issued a notice of hearing alleging that Donald Bruce Edward Wilson (Wilson), David Scott Wright (Wright), Patrick K. Prinster (Prinster), and two companies they controlled committed fraud. All three men are B.C. residents.DominionGrand II Mortgage Investment Corporation (DG Mortgage) and DominionGrand Investment Fund Inc. (DG Fund) are B.C.-based companies ...


16.06.2017

BCSC encourages former Bossteam E-Commerce investors to submit claims

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/08/17 -- The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) is encouraging investors who lost money to Bossteam E-Commerce to submit their Proof of Claim online before August 4, 2017.On April 12, 2017, the BCSC announced that a Receiver had been appointed to administer a claims process to return funds to investors who lost money to Bossteam and its cofounders Yan Zhu (a.k.a. Rachel Zhu) and Guan Qiang Zhang. The Receiver has approximately $10 mi ...


08.06.2017

BCSC panel finds two B.C. men engaged in market manipulation

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/06/17 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has found that David Tuan Seng Lim and Michael Mugford engaged in market manipulation.Lim, a Vancouver resident, was an investment advisor who was registered under the Securities Act during the relevant period. Mugford is a Lions Bay, B.C. resident, who was a client and business associate of Lim.The panel found that Lim and Mugford engaged in a market manipulation by creating an art ...


06.06.2017

BCSC panel fines and permanently bans Vancouver real estate developer for fraud

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/18/17 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has ordered monetary sanctions and permanent bans against Brendan James Schouw and his company Hornby Residences Ltd. for fraud.In January 2017, a BCSC panel found that Schouw, a Vancouver resident, convinced one investor to invest $1 million in Hornby for a Vancouver real estate project. After depositing the investor''s money into Hornby''s bank account, Schouw ...


18.05.2017

BCSC alleges three B.C. men and three companies committed fraud

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/12/17 -- The Executive Director of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has issued a notice of hearing alleging that three B.C. men and three companies committed fraud against two investors.Alan Braun and Jerry Braun of Surrey, B.C. are the only directors of Braun Developments (B.C.) Ltd. (Braun Developments) and they were also directors of 0985812 B.C. Ltd., which did business as TerraCorp Investment Ltd. (TerraCorp).Steven Maxwel ...


12.05.2017

BCSC fines and orders temporary bans against West Vancouver woman for making false statements to investigators

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/09/17 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has fined and issued certain temporary market bans against Christine Maria Cerisse for making false or misleading statements to BCSC investigators.In January 2017, the panel found that Cerisse made false or misleading statements in her answers to three questions during an interview with BCSC staff under oath in October 2013. In the same decision, the panel dismissed allegations of m ...


09.05.2017

BCSC announces new Corporate Finance director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/04/17 -- The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) today announced the appointment of John Hinze to Director of Corporate Finance."John is passionate about building vibrant capital markets in British Columbia that will give issuers the capital they need to grow and investors the information and opportunities they seek," said Peter Brady, Executive Director of the BCSC. "He is a hard-working, service-oriented executive wi ...


04.05.2017

BCSC panel finds Victoria man and mortgage company illegally distributed securities

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/25/17 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has found that Lance Sandford Cook and CBM Canada''s Best Mortgage Corp. illegally distributed securities.Cook, a Victoria, B.C. resident during the relevant period, was a mortgage broker registered in B.C., and the president and sole director of CBM. CBM was a mortgage broker company registered in B.C. that was dissolved in June 2014 for failing to file annual reports. Co ...


25.04.2017

B.C. woman settles with BCSC for fraud

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/19/17 -- In a settlement agreement with the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), Virginia Tan has admitted that she fraudulently raised at least $30 million from investors.Before 2011, Tan, a B.C. resident, raised funds from investors, issued them promissory notes, and used the funds for short-term, high interest loans to individuals and small businesses. After 2011, Tan continued to raise funds from investors and to issue promissory ...


19.04.2017

Columbia Telecommunication Market Likely to Surge at a CAGR of 4% during the period 2016-2021

Albany, New York, April 14, 2017: Convergent services are basically the support facilities to owners and operators. In Colombia, it is offering tough competition to the fixed communication services and is anticipated to prevail in the coming few years. This is the focus of a new research study which has been added to the vast database of Market Research Hub (MRH) and is titled, “Columbia: New Convergent Service Offerings Heat up Competition the Fixed Communications Market”. This study analyzes t ...


14.04.2017

Receiver appointed to distribute more than $10 million to investors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/12/17 -- On April 7, 2017, the B.C. Securities Commission applied to the Supreme Court of British Columbia for an order appointing Grant Thornton Limited as a Receiver, to distribute to investors, certain funds of Bossteam E-Commerce Inc., Yan Zhu (a.k.a. Rachel Zhu), and Guan Qiang Zhang. The Court granted the order and Grant Thornton Limited will now administer a claims process to return funds to investors.The Commission issued freeze orders ...


12.04.2017

BCSC settles with Surrey man for unregistered trading

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/28/17 -- In a settlement agreement with the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), Godwin Ifeanyi Ude, a Surrey, B.C. resident, has admitted he traded securities without being registered.The agreement states that between April 2011 and May 2013, Ude advertised, solicited, and acted in furtherance of trades of high-yield investment program (HYIP) securities. Ude, who has never been registered under the Act, formed an investors group cal ...


28.03.2017

BC Paramedics launch new campaign to raise awareness around lacking resources

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/28/17 -- Today, the Ambulance Paramedics and Emergency Dispatchers of British Columbia CUPE Local 873 (APBC), launched a multi-platform, province-wide public awareness campaign designed to bring the public attention to the calls answered by BC''s Emergency Dispatchers every day.The campaign will bring the public up close and personal to BC''s most common public issues and medical emergencies, seen through the eyes of BC' ...


28.03.2017

BCSC gives notice of funds received in Kuit case

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/21/17 -- The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) today gave notice that it received $75,984.92 from an order the Executive Director made under section 161(1)(g) of the Securities Act on February 17, 2017 against Winston King-Loong Kuit.On February 17, 2017, the BCSC entered into a settlement agreement with Winston King-Loong Kuit, a B.C. resident, for unregistered trading, unregistered advising, and distributing securities without a ...


21.03.2017

BCSC settles with B.C. men for breaching a cease trade order and illegally distributing securities

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/17/17 -- In a settlement agreement with the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), Robert Alexander Sim and Brian Edward Sims have admitted they breached a cease trade order and illegally distributed securities in First Choice Products Inc. Both men are B.C. residents and were officers and directors of First Choice during the relevant period. Robert Sim was First Choice''s CEO and Brian Sims was the company''s CFO.Th ...


17.03.2017

BCSC and MFDA enter into settlement agreements with B.C. resident

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/14/17 -- The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA) have entered into settlement agreements with B.C. resident Winston King-Loong Kuit.In his agreement with the BCSC, Kuit has admitted that he engaged in unregistered trading, unregistered advising, and distributing securities without a prospectus.Between August 2010 and September 2014, Kuit acted as a finder for SBC Financial Group ...


14.03.2017

BCSC wants investors to know how, and why, to conduct a background check

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/06/17 -- This Fraud Prevention Month, the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) wants B.C. investors to learn how to conduct a background check on their investment advisor, and why it''s important to do that, before they invest.To illustrate why, the BCSC has launched a music video featuring a fictional fraudster crooner who sings the warning signs of investment fraud in a song called ."The ''Fraudster Crooner&# ...


06.03.2017

BCSC alleges two B.C. residents and company committed fraud through a boiler room and breached cease trade order

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/01/17 -- The Executive Director of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has issued a notice of hearing alleging that two B.C. residents and a company committed fraud using a boiler room and breached a cease trade order.The notice alleges that Titan-West Explorations Inc., Darren Scott Davidson, and Paul Webster fraudulently sold shares of Titan-West, a placer gold mining company incorporated in B.C. Davidson was a director, presid ...


01.03.2017

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE: BCSC panel finds that five people and two companies illegally distributed securities

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/28/17 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has found that SunCentro Corporation; John Leonard Carswell; Robert Thomas Helina; Donald Weiss; YDS Energy, Resources and Humanitarian Relief Corporation; Yawar Sattar Khan; and David Kenge Kato illegally distributed securities to investors without a prospectus.SunCentro is a Nevada corporation that has never filed a prospectus under the Act. Carswell is a B.C. resident and is SunC ...


28.02.2017

BCSC panel fines and permanently bans B.C. sisters for fraud and illegal distributions

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/28/17 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has permanently banned Siu Mui "Debbie" Wong and Siu Kon "Bonnie" Soo from B.C.''s capital markets for illegal distributions and multiple acts of fraud. In the same decision, the panel also ordered permanent bans against two joint venture companies for illegal distributions. Wong and Soo are sisters and residents of B.C.In June 2016, the panel found th ...


28.02.2017

Bombardier Donates CRJ100 Aircraft to the British Columbia Institute of Technology

MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 02/28/17 -- Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) today announced that Bombardier has donated a CRJ100 aircraft to be used in BCIT''s Aerospace programs. It is Bombardier''s first donation of a commercial aircraft to an educational institution and symbolizes the company''s commitment to the training of a skilled workforce and further strengthening of the aerospace industry in Cana ...


28.02.2017

BCSC panel finds that five B.C. residents and two companies illegally distributed securities

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/27/17 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has found that SunCentro Corporation; John Leonard Carswell; Robert Thomas Helina; Donald Weiss; YDS Energy, Resources and Humanitarian Relief Corporation; Yawar Sattar Khan; and David Kenge Kato illegally distributed securities to investors without a prospectus.SunCentro is a Nevada corporation that has never filed a prospectus under the Act. Carswell is a B.C. resident and is SunC ...


27.02.2017

InfiNet Wireless helps improve connectivity across oil fields in Colombia

Valletta, Malta. 20 February 2017: InfiNet Wireless, the global leader in fixed broadband wireless connectivity, has provided a cost-effective solution to significantly improve connectivity for AxURE Technology’s network across many oil fields in Colombia. AxURE Technologies® S.A., a Colombian company, provides essential telecommunications solutions and services to more than 85% of the petroleum industry in eastern Colombia. AxURE approached Royal Telecom, a well-established supplier of fixed ...


20.02.2017

BCSC settles with B.C. woman for breaching the Act

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/17/17 -- In a settlement agreement with the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), Vicky Dancho (a.k.a. Ju Huang) has admitted to breaching the Securities Act by signing promissory notes for investments to which no exemptions applied. Dancho is a B.C. resident who has never been registered under the Act.The agreement states that between April 2008 and August 2012, Pegasus Pharmaceuticals Group Inc., a B.C. company, raised money from inv ...


17.02.2017

BCSC panel issues large fines and permanent bans against two individuals for fraud

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/16/17 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has permanently banned Richard Lian (also known as Richard Terry Ruuska) and Enna M. Keller from B.C.''s capital markets for fraud and breaches of cease trade and temporary orders. In the same decision, the panel also ordered permanent bans against EagleMark Ventures, LLC and Falcon Holdings, LLC for breaching the same cease trade and temporary orders. The panel also found ...


16.02.2017

CORRECTION: Columbia Pipeline Partners LP and Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc. Announce Unitholder Approval and Effective Date of Merger

HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwired) -- 02/16/17 -- In the news release, "Columbia Pipeline Partners LP and Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc. Announce Unitholder Approval and Effective Date of Merger," issued earlier today by Columbia Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE: CPPL), please be advised that the second sentence of the first paragraph should contain 97.7% and 59.8% in their respective places instead of blank placeholders as originally issued incorrectly by Marketwired. Complete corrected text f ...


16.02.2017

Columbia Pipeline Partners LP and Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc. Announce Unitholder Approval and Effective Date of Merger

HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwired) -- 02/16/17 -- Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc. ("CPG") and Columbia Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE: CPPL) ("CPPL") announce that at the reconvened special meeting of CPPL common unitholders held earlier today, February 16, 2017, CPPL unitholders voted to approve the previously announced merger of CPPL and a wholly owned subsidiary of CPG, pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated November 1, 2016 (the "Merger Agreement"), between ...


16.02.2017

Columbia Pipeline Partners LP Encourages Unitholders to Vote at Reconvened Special Meeting on February 16, 2017

HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwired) -- 02/13/17 -- Columbia Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE: CPPL) (CPPL) reminds unitholders that the reconvened special meeting of unitholders will be held at 9 a.m. (Central Time) on February 16, 2017 at 1001 Fannin St., Suite 2500, Houston, Texas 77002.The purpose of the reconvened special meeting is to vote on a proposal to approve the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of November 1, 2016 (the "Merger Agreement"), by and among CPPL, Columbia Pipeline G ...


13.02.2017

BCSC issues partial variation orders permitting sales of cease-traded securities to investment dealers

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/09/17 -- Today, the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) issued two new instruments aimed at providing cost-effective and straightforward relief to holders of dormant cease-traded securities.The new instruments will allow clients of investment dealers who hold cease-traded securities an opportunity to sell those securities to their investment dealer, provided specific conditions are met. The instruments will also provide cost savings ...


09.02.2017

BCSC issues temporary order to stop capital raising during investigation

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/07/17 -- The Executive Director of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has issued a temporary order to allow BCSC staff to complete their investigation into whether 13 people and nine companies have violated securities legislation. The respondents have raised approximately $36 million from over 300 investors.According to the temporary order, Aik Guan "Frankie" Lim and Scott Thomas Low, both B.C. residents, are the foundi ...


07.02.2017

Columbia Pipeline Partners LP Adjourns Special Meeting of Unitholders until February 16, 2017

HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwired) -- 02/07/17 -- Columbia Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE: CPPL) ("CPPL") announces that it has adjourned the special meeting of unitholders that took place this morning until February 16, 2017 at 9 a.m. (Central Time). The reconvened special meeting will again be held at 1001 Fannin St., Suite 2500, Houston, Texas 77002.The purpose of the special meeting is to vote on a proposal to approve the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of November 1, 2016 (the &q ...


07.02.2017

BCSC panel finds West Vancouver woman made false statements to investigators and dismisses allegations of misrepresentation, market manipulation, and illegal distribution

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/03/17 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has found that Christine Maria Cerisse made false or misleading statements to BCSC investigators. In the same decision, the panel dismissed allegations of misrepresentation, market manipulation, and illegal distribution against Cerisse and two other B.C. residents, Laurence (a.k.a. Lawrence) Frederick Austin, and Thomas John Sadler.In a notice of hearing issued August 24, 2015, the ...


03.02.2017

BCSC panel finds that Vancouver real estate developer committed fraud

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/02/17 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has found that Brendan James Schouw and Hornby Residences Ltd. perpetrated fraud on an investor.The panel found that in November 2009, Schouw convinced one investor to invest $1 million in Hornby for a Vancouver real estate project. The investor received an investment certificate promising 18 per cent simple interest to accrue annually. Schouw is a Vancouver resident and real estate ...


02.02.2017

Columbia Pipeline Partners LP Announces Fourth Quarter Distribution of $0.1975 per Common Unit

HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwired) -- 01/27/17 -- News Release - Columbia Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE: CPPL) ("CPPL" or the "Partnership") today announced that the Board of Directors of CPP GP LLC, its general partner, declared a cash distribution of $0.1975 per common unit for the fourth quarter 2016. The distribution is payable on February 13, 2017 to unitholders of record as of February 7, 2017.About Columbia Pipeline Partners LPColumbia Pipeline Partners LP is a Delaware ma ...


27.01.2017

BCSC panel orders B.C. company to pay disgorgement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/27/17 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has found that Havenplex Holdings Ltd. engaged in an illegal distribution and has ordered Havenplex to pay a disgorgement.The panel found that in the fall of 2013, Havenplex received $55,000 from the sale of its promissory notes to two investors. In February 2014, one of the investors invested a further $50,000 in Havenplex through the company''s president. Havenplex is a ...


27.01.2017

BCSC alleges former registrant and company sold securities illegally

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/25/17 -- The Executive Director of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has issued a notice of hearing alleging that Prabhjot Singh Bakshi, a B.C. resident, and SBC Financial Group Inc. traded securities without being registered and illegally distributed securities.The notice alleges that between August 2010 and September 2014, Bakshi and SBC sold $3 million of securities of SBC without being registered. Prospectus exemptions were ...


25.01.2017

BCSC Seeking Input from BC Fintech and Tech Firms

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/24/17 -- The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) today released an , published a new tech industry , and announced a dedicated Tech Team as a part of its ongoing outreach aimed at BC fintech and tech companies as well as other stakeholders active in these sectors."The BCSC supports innovation and the adoption of new technologies in the financial services sector," said Brenda Leong, BCSC Chair and CEO. "We understand tha ...


24.01.2017

BCSC study confirms investors need to learn more about fees

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/23/17 -- Just in time for RRSP season, many investors will receive new information about the fees they pay for investment products and advice, and the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) wants to ensure that investors are ready to "Take a Look" at that information.The BCSC launched its Take a Look campaign in October 2016 to encourage investors to pay attention to the fees they pay for investment products and advice. And acc ...


23.01.2017

Transitional housing added to farmhouse shelter in Surrey

SURREY, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/19/17 -- Ministry of Natural Gas Development and Responsible for HousingMinister of Families, Children and Social DevelopmentPeople at risk of homelessness in Surrey will soon have access to more transitional housing and additional shelter beds with construction underway on the redevelopment of the Hyland Farms Shelter.A new farmhouse will be built next to the current shelter to provide 12 new units of transitional housing to support men and women ...


19.01.2017

Media Advisory: Transitional housing added to farmhouse shelter in Surrey

SURREY, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/18/17 -- Stephanie Cadieux, Minister of Children and Family Development, a representative from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, along with community partners, will celebrate the construction and expansion of a farmland shelter for adults at risk of homelessness.Contacts: Sonia Fecteau Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation 604-737-4029 Ally Skinner-Reynolds BC Housing 604 456-8895 ...


18.01.2017

Columbia Pipeline Partners LP Announces Record Date and Meeting Date for Special Meeting of Unitholders and Mailing of Proxy Statement

HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwired) -- 01/03/17 -- News Release - Columbia Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE: CPPL) ("CPPL" or the "Partnership") today announced that it has established a record date of January 4, 2017 and a meeting date of February 7, 2017, for a special meeting of its common unitholders to be held at 9 a.m., local time, at 1001 Fannin St, Suite 2500, Houston, Texas 77002.At the special meeting, CPPL common unitholders will vote on a proposal to approve the Agreement ...


03.01.2017

BCSC panel fines and permanently bans B.C. man for fraud

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/20/16 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has permanently banned Ayaz Dhanani (aka Azim Virani, Michael Lee, Alex Nebris, Paul Dhanani, Samuel Ramos, and Rahim Jiwa) from B.C.''s capital markets for fraud.In May, the panel found that Dhanani, a B.C. resident, fraudulently raised a total of $188,800 from three investors in exchange for promises to purchase shares in three resource companies that Dhanani claimed wer ...


20.12.2016

Columbia Empire Farms Celebrates National Chocolate Covered Anything Day on Dec. 16

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 12/16/16 -- Today is National Chocolate Covered Anything Day, and invites you to join in the celebration while also picking up perfect last-minute stocking stuffers for any sweet tooth on your gift list. Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley and owned and operated by the Pamplin family since 1976, Columbia Empire Farms offers several ways to indulge and share in chocolate delights this holiday season."Though popular year-round, chocolate is a seaso ...


16.12.2016

BCSC issues notice of hearing and temporary order against B.C. man alleging a pump and dump scheme

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/13/16 -- The Executive Director of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has issued a temporary order and notice of hearing alleging that Volkmar Guido Hable orchestrated a pump and dump scheme and submitted false information to the Commission.The notice alleges that between February 18 and 22, 2013, Hable orchestrated a pump and dump scheme involving the securities of Samaranta Mining Corporation. As part of the scheme, Hable wrote ...


13.12.2016

BCSC alleges that B.C. man and company distributed securities without a prospectus

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/09/16 -- The Executive Director of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has issued a notice of hearing alleging that Kenneth William Trociuk and CAAS Mining Corporation distributed securities without a prospectus. The notice also alleges that Trociuk submitted false information to the Executive Director.The notice alleges that in May 2011, CAAS Mining raised $15,000 from a B.C. resident (the investor) by distributing CAAS Mining sh ...


09.12.2016

BCSC Panel Permanently Bans Victoria Man for Fraud

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/15/16 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has permanently banned Larry Keith Davis from B.C.''s capital markets for fraud.In June 2016, the panel found that Davis, a Victoria, B.C. resident, committed fraud when he purported to sell an investor shares in a company that he did not own and instead used the investor''s money on personal expenses.In June 2011, Davis led the investor to believe that he owned ...


15.11.2016

BCSC settles with Panamanian investment dealer for unregistered trading

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/04/16 -- In a settlement agreement with the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), Verdmont Capital, S.A. has admitted to trading securities on behalf of B.C. residents without being registered. Verdmont, an investment dealer based in Panama, filed for liquidation in January 2016 and is no longer operating.The agreement states that between January 2010 and August 2013, Verdmont traded securities on behalf of over 100 B.C. residents with ...


04.11.2016

Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Midwives

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/26/16 -- The Canadian Association of Midwives (CAM) opens its 16th Annual Conference and Exhibit today in Victoria, British Columbia under the theme "Midwives Caring for Diverse Communities: Leadership and Collaboration".British Columbia (BC) is leading the nation in midwife assisted births, at 21% of all births in the province. BC is on track to reach their goal of seeing 35% of births assisted by midwives by 2020. On Vancouver Islan ...


26.10.2016

British Columbia Securities Commission: B.C. man agrees to sanctions for breaching cease trade order

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/21/16 -- In a settlement agreement with the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), Richard Dean Reoji Nawata has admitted he breached a cease trade order issued by the Executive Director.Nawata, a B.C. resident, was the president, CEO and a director of record of Military International Limited (MIL). MIL is an Alberta company and a reporting issuer in B.C. whose shares at one time traded on the TSX Venture Exchange. On December 11, 2002, ...


21.10.2016

Temasek Invests $250M in Columbia Pacific''s China Operations

SINGAPORE -- (Marketwired) -- 10/20/16 -- , one of the largest and fastest-growing healthcare providers in Asia, is partnering with Temasek, an investment company based in Singapore, on a joint venture that will provide China''s growing middle-class population with affordable, patient-centered care across a spectrum of healthcare and senior services.Temasek is investing about $250 million USD in Columbia China, the China healthcare arm of Seattle''s Columbia Pacific Manageme ...


20.10.2016

BCSC Encourages Investors to "Take a Look" at Investment Fees

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/17/16 -- The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) today launched its new Take a Look campaign, encouraging British Columbians to pay attention to the fees they pay for investment products and advice. The campaign stems from new securities rules that now require investment advisors to give their clients more detailed information about fees and charges."Thanks to these new rules, information about investment fees will be more transp ...


17.10.2016

BCSC Panel Sanctions Richmond Man for Breaching a Commission Order

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/06/16 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has sanctioned William Raymond Malone, a Richmond, B.C. resident, for breaching an order prohibiting him from acting as a director or officer of any issuer and engaging in investor relations activities.On January 29, 2009, Malone entered into a settlement agreement with the BCSC. As part of the settlement, Malone was subject to an order prohibiting him from acting as a director or o ...


06.10.2016

BCSC Issues a Notice of Hearing Alleging a Pump and Dump Scheme

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/06/16 -- The Executive Director of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has issued a notice of hearing alleging that Garo Aram Deyrmenjian, Raffi Khorchidian, Antoine Ratsaphong and EuroHelvetia TrustCo. S.A. (now known as EHT Corporate Services S.A.) orchestrated a pump and dump scheme.The notice alleges that in November 2010, the respondents obtained 13.8 million shares of Kunekt Corporation through private transactions. Kunekt i ...


06.10.2016

BCSC Alleges That Former Registrant and Four B.C. Companies Committed Fraud

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/26/16 -- The Executive Director of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has issued a notice of hearing alleging that a former registrant and four companies that he controlled committed fraud.The notice alleges that Paul Se Hui Oei, a Vancouver resident, perpetrated a fraudulent scheme in relation to securities of Cascade Renewable Carbon Corp. and Cascade Renewable Organic Fertilizer Corporation (collectively, Cascade). Oei, who wa ...


26.09.2016

Columbia Pipeline Partners LP Announces Receipt of Offer to Purchase its Outstanding Common Units

HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwired) -- 09/26/16 -- Columbia Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE: CPPL) (the Partnership) today announced that it is in receipt of an offer from Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc. (Columbia) to acquire, for cash, all of the 53,843,466 outstanding common units of the Partnership, at a price of US$15.75 per common unit. Columbia is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TransCanada Corporation (TSX: TRP)(NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada).The offer has been made to the board of directors of the general ...


26.09.2016

BCSC Panel Issues Permanent Bans Against B.C. Man for Fraud

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/21/16 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has permanently banned Tin Chao Alan Lau from B.C.''s capital markets for fraud.In June, the panel found that Lau, a founder and director of a non-profit seniors'' centre, persuaded an elderly volunteer at the centre to invest $50,000 in the seniors'' centre in December 2013. Lau told the investor that his investment would be used to buy and resell good ...


21.09.2016

Columbia Institute Highlights Once Outsourced Public Services Coming Back in House

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/20/16 -- A new report from the Columbia Institute says that across Canada and around the world public services that were once outsourced are now finding their way back in house to municipalities, mainly because using in-house services saves money. That means the expected benefits from privatizing services are not as significant as expected."''Back in House'' debunks the myth that it''s cheaper to contract out ...


20.09.2016

Celebrate National Hazelnut Month With Columbia Empire Farms

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwired) -- 09/15/16 -- September is National Hazelnut Month and , one of the largest hazelnut growers in the country, invites you to join the celebration by enjoying some of their hazelnuts and hazelnut products. Located in the heart of the Willamette Valley and owned and operated by the Pamplin family since 1976, Columbia Empire Farms offers several ways to indulge in one of Oregon''s signature products."Columbia Empire Farms is one of the country' ...


15.09.2016

BCSC Releases New Videos Highlighting Changes to Client Reporting Requirements

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/13/16 -- The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has released to raise awareness about changes to how advisors must report to investors on the costs and performance of their investments, as well as the content of their accounts.The changes to reporting requirements are part of an initiative called the Client Relationship Model (CRM2). Under these new securities laws, advisors must provide to their clients:"Our research has shown ...


13.09.2016

BCSC Panel Finds That Two Individuals Committed Fraud

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/08/16 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has found that Richard Lian, a United States resident, and Enna M. Keller, a B.C. resident, breached several securities laws, including perpetrating fraud against investors.The panel found that Lian and Keller raised approximately US $3.2 million by offering securities relating to Lexicon Building Systems Ltd., a manufacturing company that has been the subject of a cease trade order ...


08.09.2016

When Should You Take into account Hiring a Private Investigator?

You will find occasions you ought to consider turning to an investigator for enable, along with other instances when a private investigator is genuinely not what you will need. Right here are a handful of guidelines for you. Great Indicators that you could Use a Private Investigator''s Assistance 1. You happen to be a Lawyer. Attorneys generally use investigators to track down any information that the police could have missed when operating on a case. The police represent the pro ...


28.08.2016

BCSC Announces New Director of Enforcement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/23/16 -- The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) today announced the appointment of Douglas Muir as Director of Enforcement effective September 7, 2016."Doug''s deep understanding of securities and administrative law, and broad regulatory experience make him uniquely qualified to bring strategic leadership to our critical Enforcement efforts," said Brenda Leong, Chair and CEO of the BCSC. "I welcome Doug to o ...


23.08.2016

Peter Brady Appointed Executive Director of the BCSC

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/23/16 -- Brenda M. Leong, Chair and CEO of the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Brady to the position of Executive Director of the Commission, effective September 7, 2016."Peter brings a wealth of capital markets and regulatory experience to his new role," said Brenda Leong. "He will provide continued strong leadership to the Commission and I look forward to working i ...


23.08.2016

BCSC Panel Permanently Bans and Issues Financial Sanctions Against Former Registrant for Fraud

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/23/16 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has issued financial sanctions and market bans against Thomas Arthur Williams and his group of companies for fraud and illegal distributions. The panel also issued sanctions for illegal distributions against several of the finders Williams commissioned to help him raise money.Williams, a former registrant, controlled the following entities (collectively, the Global Group of Companie ...


23.08.2016

British Columbia Securities Commission: Roberto Castano Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison for Fraud

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/18/16 -- The B.C. Supreme Court has sentenced Roberto Castano of Surrey, B.C. to 27 months in prison for fraud. Earlier this year, Castano plead guilty to one count of fraud over $5,000 against eight victims. Charges against Mr. Castano were approved by the Criminal Justice Branch following a British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) criminal investigation.The BCSC launched its investigation into Castano in September 2009, following a tip ...


18.08.2016

BCSC Panel Sanctions Real Estate Developer and Two Companies for Illegal Distributions

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/16/16 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has sanctioned Alfredo Miguel "Michael" Yong, Inverlake Property Investment Group Inc., and Wheatland Business Park Ltd. for illegally distributing securities.Inverlake and Wheatland are Alberta corporations that were incorporated in March 2008 and June 2008, respectively. Inverlake and Wheatland were incorporated to raise money for the purposes of acquiring and holding la ...


16.08.2016

BCSC Panel Permanently Bans B.C. Man From Capital Markets

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/16/16 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has permanently banned Gordon Brent Pierce from the province''s capital markets, citing his history of securities misconduct in British Columbia and in the United States.Pierce, a B.C. resident, is the subject of two orders issued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The orders include sanctions for securities related misconduct in the U.S. and were issued in 20 ...


16.08.2016

British Columbia Securities Commission: B.C. Resident Agrees to Pay $10,000 for Breaching a Cease Trade Order

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/08/16 -- In a settlement agreement with the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), Harold Schneider has admitted to breaching a cease trade order (CTO).The agreement states that on August 6, 2013, the Executive Director of the BCSC cease-traded the securities of Western Standard Energy Corp. for failure to make required filings under the Securities Act. The Executive Director revoked the CTO on January 19, 2016. Schneider acted as the c ...


08.08.2016

BCSC Panel Finds That Richmond Man Breached Order

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/05/16 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has found that William Raymond Malone, a Richmond, B.C. resident, breached an order prohibiting him from acting as a director or officer of any issuer and engaging in investor relations activities.The panel''s decision states that on January 29, 2009, Malone entered into a settlement agreement with the BCSC. As part of the settlement, Malone was subject to an order prohibi ...


05.08.2016

BCSC Panel Issues Permanent Bans Against B.C. Man for Fraud

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/13/16 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has found that Rui ("Roy") Figueiredo and two companies that he controlled and was a director of committed a fraud on one investor.Figueiredo, a B.C. resident, was a director of PARE Realty Ltd. and 0929870 B.C. Ltd. Figueiredo and the companies were purportedly running a "rent to own" business, offering short term loans to home renters to help those renters make ...


13.07.2016

Family and Seniors Benefiting from New Affordable Homes in Kelowna

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/13/16 -- Families and seniors in Kelowna have a new, safe place to call home at the newly redeveloped Pleasantvale, which celebrated its official opening today.The project features 50 affordable housing units for seniors and 20 affordable townhomes for families with low to moderate incomes, providing more people in the community with quality, affordable housing.Seniors also have a place to gather and connect with one another at an outdoor garden ...


13.07.2016

BCSC Panel Finds B.C. Resident Committed Fraud on One Investor

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/06/16 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has found Larry Keith Davis committed a fraud on one investor.The panel found that Davis, a B.C. resident, committed fraud when he purported to sell an investor shares in a company that he did not own and instead used the investor''s money on personal expenses.In June 2011, Davis led the investor to believe that he owned shares in a U.S.-based company and that she could pu ...


06.07.2016

Columbia Pipeline Partners Announces Change in General Partner and Appointment of New Directors and Officers

HOUSTON, TEXAS -- (Marketwired) -- 07/01/16 -- News Release - Columbia Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE: CPPL) (the Partnership) today announced that, effective July 1, 2016, the Partnership''s general partner became an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of TransCanada Corporation (NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada or the Company). As a result, the Partnership is now effectively managed by TransCanada.In conjunction with this change, the Partnership is also announcing the following director and offic ...


01.07.2016

Media Advisory: Community of Support Provides Unique Housing Mix

SAANICH, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/29/16 -- The Honourable Suzanne Anton, Minister of Justice and MLA for Vancouver-Fraserview; Mayor Gregor Robertson, City of Vancouver; and a representative from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation will celebrate the ground breaking of new affordable housing units in Vancouver.Contacts: Jeanette Wilkinson Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation 604-737-4007 Rajvir Rao BC Housing 604-439-8583 ...


29.06.2016

BCSC Panel Finds B.C. Sisters Committed Fraud and Engaged in Illegal Distributions

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/29/16 -- A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has found Siu Mui "Debbie" Wong, Siu Kon "Bonnie" Soo, and three joint venture companies they created engaged in illegal distributions and committed multiple acts of fraud. Wong and Soo are sisters and residents of B.C.The panel found that Wong and Soo illegally distributed securities in a joint venture company called Wheatland Industrial Park Inc., which has nev ...


29.06.2016

Ministers Committed to Improving Housing Outcomes for Canadians

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/28/16 -- For Immediate Release2016MNGD0037-001172June 28, 2016Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers'' Forum on HousingNEWS RELEASE COMMUNIQUEMinisters committed to improving housing outcomes for CanadiansVICTORIA - Federal, Provincial and Territorial Housing MinistersFederal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for housing met today to discuss key priorities for housing in Canada.Ministers agreed to move forward with a ...


28.06.2016

Government of British Columbia: Update on Meeting of Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Housing

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/16 -- For Immediate Release2016MNGD0035-001153June 27, 2016Ministry of Natural Gas Development and Responsible for HousingMinistry of Families, Children and Social Development and Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing CorporationNEWS RELEASE COMMUNIQUEUpdate on meeting of provincial and territorial ministers responsible for housingVICTORIA - Provincial and territorial ministers responsible for housing met in Victoria today to discuss th ...


27.06.2016

New Zealand Financial Service Provider Agrees to Pay $125,000 USD for Unregistered Trading in B.C.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/16 -- In a settlement agreement with the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), Asia Finance Corporation Ltd., a New Zealand company, has admitted it traded securities on behalf of B.C. residents without being registered, contrary to the Securities Act.The agreement states that Asia Finance promoted its securities trading services through its website, but did not post any restrictions or limitations on who may open accounts or use th ...


27.06.2016



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