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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

CSE Talks: Blockchain in the Capital Markets

Event Date: May 24, 2018 - 4:00pm

Join the CSE for an afternoon discussing insights and opportunities in the world of blockchain.
The CSE is proud to host a special edition of the CSE Talks series entitled: “Blockchain in the Capital Markets.”

Taking place at the prestigious St. James Club in downtown Montreal, this afternoon session will feature speakers and presentations from CSE representatives as well as from industry leaders and capital markets professionals involved in blockchain initiatives.

Lift Expo Toronto 2018

Event Date: May 25, 2018 (All day)

The Canadian Securities Exchange is looking forward to attending Lift Expo Toronto 2018 from May 25th to 27th. Held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, this three-day event is one of the largest cannabis-focused tradeshows and will bring together industry professionals, investors, exhibitors and consumers interested in the commercialization of cannabis.

CSE Talks: Cannabis in the Capital Markets

Event Date: May 28, 2018 - 8:30am

Join the CSE, along with event partners from Lift & Co, for a morning session focused on the upcoming legalization of recreational marijuana and the impact it may have to investors and companies seeking to go public.

Featured in this session will be a panel discussion on the current state of the cannabis investment climate as well as what impacts upcoming and proposed regulatory activities may have for investors and entrepreneurs watching this space. CSE-listed issuers operating in the commercial cannabis industry will be on hand to share their perspectives along with legal, accounting and capital markets professionals.


CSE Issuer Stories

Interview with John Belfontaine from Phivida

April 30, 2018 | CSE Blogger

Earlier this year, Peter Murray of Kiyoi Communications, sat down to interview the CEO of Phivida Holdings Inc. (CSE:VIDA), John Belfontaine, to discuss how the company was launched, what the drivers were behind going public, where Phivida sees opportunities in the cannabis space and more. Scroll down to read the full interview. Peter Murray (PM) … Continue reading Interview with John Belfontaine from Phivida


CSE, OTC Markets Return to Israel for Second Joint Business Development Visit

April 27, 2018 | CSE Blogger

Fourth visit by CSE over past 18 months The Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) and OTC Markets Group  are pleased to announce a joint business development visit to Israel from April 29th through May 3rd for meetings with local entrepreneurs and advisors interested in accessing growth capital in North America. Senior executives from the exchanges will … Continue reading CSE, OTC Markets Return to Israel for Second Joint Business Development Visit

CSE Issuer Stories

MGX Minerals acquires zinc air battery developer ZincNyx Energy Solutions Inc.

April 25, 2018 | CSE Blogger

Jared Lazerson, chief executive of MGX Minerals Inc (CSE:XMG, OTCQB:MGXMF), tells Proactive they’ve furthered their reach into the emerging energy space with the acquisition of ZincNyx Energy Solutions Inc. Canadian group ZincNyx Energy Solutions has developed a modular energy storage system (ESS) designed for energy storage in the 5 kW to 1 MW range for extended periods.. … Continue reading MGX Minerals acquires zinc air battery developer ZincNyx Energy Solutions Inc.



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
Fax 416-572-4160


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