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Empowering Albertans through every step of their investment journey. is your go-to resource for the world of investing. Develop your investor knowledge, understand the risks and make informed and suitable investment decisions with unbiased resources and information brought to you by the Alberta Securities Commission.

Strengthen your investor knowledge provides a wealth of unbiased and informative resources to help you make wise investment decisions while recognizing and avoiding the red flags of investment fraud. Visit CheckFirst to:


Protect yourself from Investment Scams

Checkfirst has a comprehensive Investor Protection section with information to help Albertans learn ways to recognize and avoid investment fraud, protecting themselves and their hard-earned money.

If you're thinking of making an investment, ensure you know the red flags of investment fraud and check the registration of the person/company offering you the investment.