Securities regulators’ fines called ‘a farce, CBC News, June 28, 2012
“Nearly two-thirds of penalties levied by provincial securities regulators across Canada in the past five years have not been paid, a CBC News investigation has found.
“…Quebec had the best rate of collection, at 77 per cent, while British Columbia had the lowest rate, at 2.9 per cent.
“The B.C. Securities Commission (BCSC) says collecting fines is difficult because violators often skip town, run out of money or end up in jail…”