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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

Webinar: 5 Reasons to List on the CSE

Event Date: July 27, 2016 - 10:00am

The CSE in association with InvestWeb.club is proud to present its third presentation of the “5 Reasons to List on the CSE” webinar.

This presentation is catered to companies considering going public on a Canadian exchange as well as companies currently listed on other Canadian marketplaces.

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

Beleave – advancing smoothly through medical marijuana approvals with eye on big sales, margins

July 20, 2016 | Jamie Ashcroft

This story was originally published at www.proactiveinvestors.com on May 17, 2016 and featured in The CSE Quarterly. Marijuana sales reached nearly US$1 billion in 2015 for the state of Colorado, where the drug was cleared for recreational sale just over two years ago As the social narrative and legal argument surrounding marijuana continues to evolve, […]

CSE Performance

Navigating Shifting Landscapes: An Interview with Richard Carleton, CEO of the CSE

July 17, 2016 | Hamish Khamisa

The first half of 2016 has been eventful for the CSE as well as for early-stage securities markets more broadly. With a return in trading activity and prices in the shares of early stage companies, investors are once again shifting focus back to  growth stage firms. While price action is one part of the story […]

Industry Insights

Market Structure Issues Affecting Small‐Cap Issuers: CSE Submits Comments to IIROC

July 16, 2016 | Hamish Khamisa

As part of a number of initiatives undertaken this year  to enhance the stability and integrity of Canadian capital markets, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) sought comments from capital markets stakeholders on factors impacting micro and small-cap issuers. With well over 300 publicly listed small-cap securities, the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) serves […]



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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Toronto 416-572-2000
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

CNSX Markets Inc.

Address 220 Bay Street, 9th Floor
Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2W4
Phone 416-572-2000
Fax 416-572-4160


Address 200 - 1090 West Pender Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6E 2N7
Phone 604-331-1213
Fax 604-687-1188


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