The online trading platform that lets you invest with confidence.

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For over 20 years,

Qtrade Direct Investing has given Canadian investors the freedom to invest independently. As one of the first online brokerages in Canada, Qtrade is a trusted platform that empowers you to buy and sell stocks, ETFs, and mutual funds on major Canadian and U.S. stock exchanges.

We continually invest in our platform and our people, so you can enjoy the convenience, ease and security of a superior user experience. 

Voted best online trading platform 23 times over the past 16 years.

  • Best Online Brokerage
    The Globe and Mail
    2021, 2020, 2018, 2016, 2014, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
  • Best Online Brokerage
    2020, 2018, 2017
  • Best Online Brokerage Experience
    2019, 2018, 2017, 2016
  • Best Independent Online Broker
    2018, 2017, 2016
  • Best Overall Brokerage Experience

No other broker is good in so many different areas and no other broker makes such consistent year-by-year improvements. What impresses us about Qtrade is its attention to details in supplying almost all the features investors need to be successful.”

— Rob Carrick grades Canada’s online brokerages, January 31, 2020. Published on behalf of the Globe & Mail.


The choice you can trust.

Qtrade is the trusted online brokerage partner for over 200 financial institutions across Canada. You can invest confidently knowing:

  • We use the strongest available encryption technology and powerful firewalls.
  • Our security systems are backed by an Investor Internet Security Guarantee.
  • Your assets are protected by the Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF).
  • Qtrade is regulated by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC).

Aviso Wealth

Backed by strength.

Qtrade is owned by Aviso Wealth, one of Canada's largest independent wealth management firms, which is entrusted with $90+ billion of investment assets on behalf of 500,000 clients from coast to coast.

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