CNSX MARKETS INC. Welcomes Scotia iTRADE® to the Canadian Securities Exchange

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 3, 2014) - The Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) today announced that Scotia iTRADE® is now offering its clients online trade execution services for the CSE.

"As one of Canada's largest online brokers, Scotia iTRADE is an extremely important part of the investment community," said Richard Carleton, CEO of CNSX Markets Inc. "Scotia iTRADE's provision of CSE client online trading and CSE market information services marks an important milestone in our efforts to increase visibility and access to the exchange. On behalf of our listed companies and their investors, we welcome Scotia iTRADE to the CSE"

"Consistently enhancing the client experience is one of Scotia iTRADE's top priorities," said Bob Grant, Managing Director and Head, Global Online Brokerage, Scotia iTRADE. "We are very excited to be offering our clients easy online access to securities trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange. Immediately after launch, we noticed positive sentiment in the social media space. We are committed to continue offering solutions and enhancements to meet the needs of Canadian traders and investors."

About Scotia iTRADE

Scotia iTRADE (Order-Execution Only Accounts) is a division of Scotia Capital Inc. ("SCI"). SCI is a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada. Scotia iTRADE does not provide investment advice or recommendations and investors are responsible for their own investment decisions.

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About Scotiabank

Scotiabank is a leading financial services provider in over 55 countries and Canada's most international bank. Through our team of more than 83,000 employees, Scotiabank and its affiliates offer a broad range of products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management, corporate and investment banking to over 21 million customers. With assets of $783 billion (as at January 31, 2014), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto and New York Exchanges. Scotiabank distributes the Bank's media releases using Marketwired. For more information please visit

About the Canadian Securities Exchange:

The Canadian Securities Exchange is the only exchange in Canada providing trading and market information services for all domestically listed instruments. Recognized as an exchange by the Ontario Securities Commission in 2004, the CSE is designed to facilitate the capital formation process for public companies through a streamlined approach to company regulation that emphasizes disclosure and the provision of efficient secondary market trading services for investors. The exchange is home to more than 200 issues covering a broad range of industry sectors.

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Contact Information:

Canadian Securities Exchange
Pina De Santis
Vice President, Corporate Development

Scotia iTRADE
Joe Konecny
Senior Manager, Media Communications