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The RISE Network works with public libraries to provide Albertans with opportunities to communicate with health care professionals, participate in distance education, attend meetings, learn new skills and more – all by videoconference from their local library. 

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RISE Is a great example of community development and efforts to build a resilient, trusted and accessible network of learning opportunity for rural Alberta. Bow Valley College would be pleased to continue utilizing the RISE Network to support and align with needs of rural learners, increase access to post-secondary opportunities and strengthen cross-generational learning through technology

— Teri McKinnon Bow Valley College

Savvy Seniors: Investment Scams

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Ever wondered what the difference is between a Ponzi and a Pyramid Scheme? In partnership with the Alberta Securities Commission, this presentation offers tips and tools to evaluate new opportunities, spot investment fraud and what you can do if you think you’ve been scammed. 

Savvy Seniors is part of the BBB Savvy Consumer Education Program. Savvy Seniors features a variety of presentations conducted in a relaxed, interactive atmosphere. Every presentation features information on why Seniors are targeted, how they can protect themselves and a list of resources in case a scam is discovered.  Each presentation is about 45 minutes long including a question period. All presentations feature handy reference tip sheets.

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