What We Do

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BC Financial Services Authority is a Crown agency responsible for the supervision and regulation of the financial service sector, including

    • Credit Unions
    • Credit Union Deposit Insurance Corporation
    • Insurance
    • Mortgage Brokers
    • Pensions
    • Real Estate Professionals
    • Trusts

BCFSA protects the rights of British Columbians by promoting high standards of market conduct within the financial services sectors we regulate. As a modern, effective, and efficient regulator, we’re committed to providing oversight that ensures fair, transparent processes that benefit the public. We provide the information and guidance necessary to enable industry participants to comply with legislative requirements and best practices.

You can learn more about our approach to regulation and how we are working to improve regulatory effectiveness.

  • Mandate and Values

    Our work to protect the public through the supervision and regulation of financial services is guided by overarching values. Learn more about how we approach regulation.

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  • Corporate Publications

    We are accountable to British Columbians through the Minister of Finance and committed to transparency in governance, administration, and operations. Read our public reports and plans to learn more.

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  • Funding and Accountability

    BCFSA is self-funded Crown agency focused on sector regulation. Learn more about us.

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  • History

    Learn more about the integration of BCFSA with the Office of the Superintendent of Real Estate and the Real Estate Council of BC, and about BCFSA’s transition from FICOM.

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