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Definition: British Columbia Securities Commission
British Columbia Securities Commission (also known as BC Securities Commission) is the independent provincial government agency located in Vancouver that regulates the dynamic markets of securities trading in British Columbia (BC), Canada. Their mission is to promote and protect the public interest by nurturing a fair securities market warranting public confidence that is competitive and provides investment opportunities.
The commissioners have general accountability for administration of Securities Act. They serve as the board of directors of BC Securities Commission. They make rules and guide the securities industry along with making regulatory decisions. The BC Securities Commission works along with other regulators in Canada, the USA and worldwide to certify integrity of the markets.