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Get 50 free trades​

When you fund a new account over $10,000​


To qualify:

  • Open a new account and transfer in at least $10,000 by September 30, 2021. Top up your transfer to $15,000, and we’ll cover your transfer fee.
  • Keep your account funded until at least December 31, 2021.
  • You’ll receive a rebate for up to 50 trades you make by December 31, 2021. Make sure you have a cash or margin account where we can deposit your rebate.

That’s savings of almost $500! A little something to reinvest into your portfolio!*

Available for new clients only. See Terms and Conditions.

Q. Can I open multiple accounts?
A. The offer is only applicable to a maximum of one (1) eligible account for each new client. If you plan to open multiple eligible accounts, the offer will only be applied to the first eligible account approved by Qtrade.​

Q. I already have an account with Qtrade. Can I get this offer?
A. No, this offer is only open to new Qtrade clients.

Q. What kind of account can I open to qualify for the offer?
A. All accounts qualify, and they can be individual or joint. The only exceptions are Delivery Against Payment (DAP) accounts are not eligible for this offer.​

Q. When can I start trading? When does the offer kick in?
A. You can start trading as soon as your account is approved. You can use your 50 free trades until December 31, 2021.

Q. Do I need a cash account to get my rebate?
A. Yes. Make sure you have a cash or margin account to receive your rebate.

Q. Can I fund from my other accounts*?
A: No, you cannot use funds from Credential Asset Management  Inc., Credential Securities, and Qtrade Advisor.

Q: Do the free trades include options trading, phone trading?
A: Free trades will only include trading equity, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Q: I want to know more about opening and funding accounts.
A: Check out our Frequently Asked Questions to get all the details you need Frequently Asked Questions.

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For more than 20 years, Qtrade has been the trusted online brokerage partner for over 200 financial institutions and credit unions. Qtrade is owned by Aviso Wealth which is entrusted with $95+ billion of investment assets on behalf of 500,000 clients.

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*Mutual funds are offered through Credential Asset Management Inc. and Qtrade Asset Management (a tradename of Credential Asset Management Inc). Mutual funds and other securities are offered through Qtrade Advisor and Credential Securities, a division of Credential Qtrade Securities Inc. Credential Securities is a registered mark owned by Aviso Wealth Inc.