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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). 

Upcoming Events

Vancouver Resource Investment Conference (VRIC)

Event Date: January 19, 2020 - 8:00am

The CSE is excited to be a sponsor of the 25th Vancouver Resource Investment Conference (VRIC), taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre West on January 19th to 20th, 2020.

Co-produced by Cambridge House International Inc., this world-renowned mining conference will bring together investment thought leaders and stakeholders from all over the world.

Attendees will get the chance to join over 9,000 fellow investors and stakeholders from the global mining industry to engage in insightful conversations, and network with more than 350 leading resource and mining companies. This year, VRIC will feature over 60 keynote speakers discussing investment trends and ideas from all aspects of the natural resource industry. In addition, attendees can maximize their experience by scheduling private one-on-one meetings with keynote speakers and company executives.

CannaTech Davos 2020

Event Date: January 20, 2020 (All day)

The CSE is excited to be a sponsor of CannaTech Davos 2020 in Davos, Switzerland from January 20th to 24th.

Known as “the heart of global economics,” Davos presents the perfect setting for one of the world’s most prestigious cannabis networking events, as this rapidly-growing industry continues its expansion on a global scale.

This exclusive event will bring together thought leaders, government advisors, innovators, and executives from some of the most influential cannabis brands worldwide to engage in discussions on new cannabis innovations and trends. CannaTech Davos will highlight the pivotal role of cannabis in shaping the future, both as a medicine and a commodity. Discussion topics will include the economic and global impact of cannabis in the future of healthcare, international trade and investment, and environmental and resource security.

4th Annual Groundup Networking Reception

Event Date: January 20, 2020 - 4:00pm

The CSE is excited to be a sponsor, and one of the industry-leading service providers, of the 4th Annual Groundup Networking Reception. The event will take place on January 20th, 2020 in the heart of downtown Vancouver at The Vancouver Club.

The Groundup Networking Reception is a must-attend networking event that will bring together thought leaders from the metals and mining space for a lively night of music and mingling. Attendees will get the opportunity to connect with fellow industry professionals from the mining and resource investment communities for great discussions over food and beverages. In addition, the event will also feature door prizes and a raffle draw with all proceeds going to Women in Mining BC.



Chris Bursey on the Technical Solution for Better Beer Management

January 17, 2020 | PE Podcasts

CSE’s James Black recently sat down with Chris Bursey, CEO of Direct Communication Solutions, Inc. (CSE:DCSI), to reflect on the company’s innovations in the IoT space and recent public listing on the CSE. In this discussion, Chris shares the motivating factors behind choosing public capital over venture capital (1:36), DCSI’s plans to revolutionize the bar … Continue reading Chris Bursey on the Technical Solution for Better Beer Management

Market Open

Direct Communication Solutions Inc. Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre

January 16, 2020 | CSE Blogger

The CSE was happy to welcome Direct Communication Solutions Inc. (CSE:DCSI) to open the market at the CSE Media Centre on January 14th, 2020. Established in 2008 and headquartered in San Diego, CA, Direct Communication Solutions Inc. (DCS) is a leading provider of information technology solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) market. The company … Continue reading Direct Communication Solutions Inc. Opens the Market at the CSE Media Centre


Andrew Jappy on How Trading Technology is Impacting Today’s Investor

January 15, 2020 | PE Podcasts

Andrew Jappy, Managing Director of Canada for Iress, recently joined James Black to chat about his recent appointment with the company and to discuss the challenges of deploying order routing solutions for Canada’s multi-market environment. In this discussion, Andrews shares his theory as to why Canada has 16(!) trading venues (3:15), the basics behind “dark … Continue reading Andrew Jappy on How Trading Technology is Impacting Today’s Investor



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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Toronto, Ontario, M5X 1E1
Phone 416-572-2000
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Mailing Address 1095 West Pender Street, Suite 301
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Phone 604-331-1213
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