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About the CSE

The Canadian Securities Exchange, or CSE, is operated by CNSX Markets Inc. Recognized as a stock exchange in 2004, the CSE began operations in 2003 to provide a modern and efficient alternative for companies looking to access the Canadian public capital markets.

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Listing on the CSE

The CSE is an exchange designed specifically to meet the needs of public companies and investors. 

Services for Listed Companies

Service providers offering valuable services for public companies. Each is prepared to offer exclusive services or discounts to the CSE listed companies.

Market Data

The CSE broadcasts market data through a range of real-time and historical data products available to market participants and market data vendors.

Become a Market Maker

The CSE is now accepting applications for Market Makers for all CSE-listed securities.

Become a Dealer

All CSE Dealers are members in good standing of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC). 

Latest CSE News

Upcoming Events


Event Date: July 6, 2016 (All day)

Raise Conference Company is hosting a Capital Raising Investor Conference "RAI$E at the STAMPEDE" on July 6 and 7, 2016 two days before Friday's Opening Stampede Day. The conference is focused on showcasing public & private companies that are raising capital in Technology, Mining & Metals, Healthcare, Energy, Real Estate, and Life Sciences.

CSE CEO Richard Carleton will be presenting on the topic of "Public Capital - Challenges and Opportunities" on July 6th at 4:20PM.

Canadian Security Traders Conference

Event Date: August 18, 2016 (All day)

Join The Officers and Directors of the Canadian Security Traders Association, Inc. this summer for the 23rd Annual Canadian Security Traders Conference taking place at the Fairmont Whistler. The premier conference for traders organized by traders!

CSE CEO Richard Carleton will be a featured speaker on the marketplaces panel Friday August 19th at 4pm, participating among other peers in the exchange business.

Mines and Money Americas

Event Date: September 26, 2016 (All day)

For the first time in their 13 year history, Mines and Money is coming to the Americas. They are bringing their world-renowned expertise and are partnering with the biggest names in the business to connect miners with money and investors with opportunity.

CSE CEO Richard Carleton will be a featured presenter at this inaugural event. Be sure to come visit us at our booth on the show floor too!


CSE Issuer Stories

Urbana’s mix of private and public holdings beats street, appeals to deep value investors

June 22, 2016 | Peter Murray

This story was originally published at www.proactiveinvestors.com on May 26, 2016 and featured in The CSE Quarterly. One would think that with a track record like Urbana Corporation’s (CSE:URB; TSE:URB) the chance to buy its shares at a discount would be almost non-existent. At an annual return based on net asset value exceeding 14% since […]

Event Review

Event Review: CSE Day Toronto & Vancouver Spring 2016

June 17, 2016 | Hamish Khamisa

In markets, timing is everything. With re-energized commodities prices and an evolving regulatory landscape, the spring edition of the CSE Day events in Toronto and Vancouver offered a well-timed opportunity for CSE-listed company representatives and investment professionals to assess the capital raising environment for emerging public companies. The value proposition for attendees of these events […]

CSE Issuer Stories

Lite Access lights it up

June 15, 2016 | Peter Murray

This story was originally published at www.proactiveinvestors.com on May 26, 2016 and featured in The CSE Quarterly. Lite Access Technologies listed on the CSE in a transaction that saw the company raise just over $1.84 million at $0.25 per share, with its first trade printing on June 1, 2015.  Since then, its stock price has […]



Investors can find information for each CSE security, links to sources of real time market data and brokers for access to on line trading.

Listed Companies

Companies listed on the CSE can access additional information about listing policies, forms for obtaining and maintaining a listing as well as special offers from partner service providers.


CSE Dealers range from fully-integrated investment dealers to medium and smaller sized dealers with specialties in retail and institutional brokerage, corporate finance, registered professional trading and market making.

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Vancouver 604-331-1213

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For General Inquiries Contact: info@thecse.com
For Listing Inquiries Contact: listings@thecse.com
For Trading Inquiries Contact: trading@thecse.com

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Address 220 Bay Street, 9th Floor
Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2W4
Phone 416-572-2000
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Address 200 - 1090 West Pender Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6E 2N7
Phone 604-331-1213
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