Upcoming Dates - Please Mark Your Calendar
October 30th, 2017 General Meeting - Unifor Meeting Hall 1425 Phillip Murray Ave. Oshawa
The main presentation will be by the Ontario Securities Commission. “Protect Your Money”, it was developed to help people learn how to protect their money from investment fraud. They will bring along lots of handouts and other relevant information and will be available to answer questions following their presentations, The presentations were well received at our spring meetings in Toronto and Barrie so we invited them for the fall to provide the opportunity to those who could not attend in the spring.
CLAIRE GILLIES - Vice President, Marketing - Bell Mobility & Virgin Mobile
As Vice President of Marketing for Bell Mobility and Virgin Mobile, Claire Gillies is responsible for creating and executing the marketing strategies for Canada’s top performing wireless brands. Over the past 15 years, Ms. Gillies has established herself as a proven leader in the fast paced wireless industry, shaping programs for both the B2B and B2C segments.
During her time at Bell, Ms. Gillies has played a key role in the transformation of Mobility with her leadership for countless new product and service introductions, such as the Apple iPhone & iPad, Bell’s HSPA network launch, and many business solutions including an affinity program. She has also launched Bell services in new markets and in new distribution channels including The Source and is driving Mobility’s marketing technology investments.
Ontario Securities Commission Presenters:
Allister Field has served with the Ontario Securities Commission for the past eight years in the Enforcement Branch and is currently the manager of the enforcement support team. Previously Allister served with the Toronto Police Service for 22 years in a variety of uniform and investigative roles, ten of those years as a Fraud Investigator.
Christine Allum works in Investor Office at the Ontario Securities Commission to deliver investment education to help Ontarians protect their money and better manage their finances. Prior to this, she worked for a non-profit organization and managed a financial literacy program which included delivering teacher training and resource development.
OSC staff travel across the province to help investors make better financial decisions. The presentation includes the red flags of fraud, common types of fraud, how to work with your advisor and where to find unbiased information.