Qtrade Direct Investing

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Opening an account is quick, simple and empowering.

It only takes a few minutes to take control of your investment options – and your future.

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Start by learning more about online investing

From the basics to more advanced ideas, it’s easy with guides, videos and articles at your fingertips.​  

  • Beginners guide to online investing
  • Building your investment portfolio guide
  • How to buy and sell stocks online videos

→ More resources to build your knowledge and experience

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Explore your options with helpful tools and calculators​

  • Investment recovery tool ​
  • Taxable vs tax investments ​
  • Savings taxes and inflation​
  • Manage your risk with portfolio analytics tools ​

To start using tools and calculators, Try us out →

See why no other online broker is good in so many different areas​

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“[Qtrade] may be the king of steady year-by-year improvement.​”

– Rob Carrick, for the Globe & Mail

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rated 4.8 out of 5

“Simply the best all-around option in Canada. The combination of the best customer service (by a large margin), free buying and selling of ETFs, the user-friendly app, and the 15+ year track record of elite innovation, are what put Qtrade in a class of its own.​”

– MillionDollarJourney.com (2021)​