The commission-free1 way to take
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We offer you commission-free1 online trading on a variety of ETFs from leading Canadian ETF providers2.
- You’re not charged a commission1 provided that you hold the ETF for a minimum of 1 (one) business day and you execute the trade online or via TELE-TRADER. Please refer to additional terms and conditions below.
- Eligible commission-free1 ETF trades will display $0 commission upon order entry, and on trade confirmations and statements.
To learn more about ETFs, please visit our ETFs page.
Current list3 of eligible commission-free1 ETFs (sorted by sectors)
Click on the ETF titles below to view their respective prospectus4.
|CLF||CDN||ISHARES 1-5 YR LADDERED GOV'T BOND||Bond|
|CBO||CDN||ISHARES 1-5YR LADDERED CORP BOND||Bond|
|XQB||CDN||ISHARES CORE HIGH QUALITY CDN BOND INDEX||Bond|
|HAF||CDN||HORIZONS ACTIVE YIELD MATCHED DURATON ETF||Bond|
|CHB||CDN||ISHARES ADVANTAGED U.S. HIGH YIELD BOND (C$ HEDGED)||Bond|
|CRQ||CDN||ISHARES CANADIAN FUNDAMENTAL INDEX||CDN Index|
|HXT||CDN||HORIZONS S&P/TSX 60 IDX||CDN Index|
|XMD||CDN||ISHARES S&P/TSX COMPLETION||CDN Index|
|COW||CDN||ISHARES GLOBAL AGRICULTURE INDEX||Commodities|
|SVR||CDN||ISHARES SILVER BULLION||Commodities|
|CGL||CDN||ISHARES GOLD BULLION (C$ HEDGED)||Commodities|
|CGL.C||CDN||ISHARES GOLD BULLION||Commodities|
|HUZ||CDN||HORIZONS COMEX SILVER||Commodities|
|XST||CDN||ISHARES S&P/TSX CAPPED CONSUMER STAPLE||Consumer Staples|
|DLR||CDN||HORIZONS US DOLLAR CURRENCY||Currency|
|HUC||CDN||HORIZONS NYMEX CRUDE OIL||Energy|
|XEN||CDN||ISHARES JANTZI SOCIAL INDEX||Ethical|
|CEW||CDN||ISHARES EQUAL WEIGHT BANC & LIFECO||Financial Services|
|XHC||CDN||ISHARES S&P/TSX GLOBAL HEALTHCARE||Healthcare|
|CSD||CDN||ISHARES SHORT DURATION HIGH INCOME||Income|
|CBD||CDN||ISHARES BALANCED INCOME||Income|
|CPD||CDN||ISHARES S&P/TSX CDN PREFERRED SHARE INDEX||Income CDN Div|
|CDZ||CDN||ISHARES S&P/TSX CANADIAN DIVIDEND ARISTOCRATS INDEX||Income CDN Div|
|FIE||CDN||ISHARES CANADIAN FINANCIAL MONTHLY INCOME||Income CDN Div|
|CYH||CDN||ISHARES GLOBAL MONTHLY ADVANTAGED DIVIDEND INDEX||Income- International Div|
|CUD||CDN||ISHARES S&P US DIVIDEND GROWERS INDEX (C$ HEDGED)||Income US Div|
|CIF||CDN||ISHARES GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE INDEX||Infrastructure|
|XEU||CDN||ISHARES MSCI EUROPE IMI INDEX||International - Dev Mkts|
|XCH||CDN||ISHARES CHINA INDEX||International - Emerg Mkts|
|XEC||CDN||ISHARES CORE MSCI EMERGING MARKETS IMI INDEX||International - Emerg Mkts|
|CBN||CDN||ISHARES BALANCED GROWTH||International - Equities|
|CIE||CDN||ISHARES INTERNATIONAL FUNDAMENTAL INDEX||International - Index|
|CJP||CDN||ISHARES JAPAN FUNDAMENTAL INDEX (C$ HEDGED)||International - Index|
|CWO||CDN||ISHARES BROAD EMERGING MARKETS||International - Index|
|XID||CDN||ISHARES S&P CNX NIFTY INDIA INDEX||International - Index|
|VEF||CDN||FTSE DEVELOPED ex NORTH AMERICA INDEX (C$ HEDGED)||International - Index|
|BKL.F||CDN||POWERSHARES SENIOR LOAN (C$ HEDGED) INDEX||Leveraged Loan|
|XMA||CDN||ISHARES S&P/TSX CAPPED MATERIALS INDEX||Materials|
|CMR||CDN||ISHARES PREMIUM MONEY MARKET||Money Market|
|CGR||CDN||ISHARES GLOBAL REAL ESTATE INDEX||Real Estate|
|VRE||CDN||VANGUARD FTSE CANADIAN CAPPED REIT INDEX||Real Estate|
|XIT||CDN||ISHARES S&P/TSX CAPPED TECHNOLOGY INDEX||Technology|
|QQC.F||CDN||POWERSHARES QQQ (C$ HEDGED)||Technology|
|HEJ||CDN||HORIZONS ENHANCED INCOME INTERNATIONAL EQUITY||Income - International Div|
|CLU||CDN||ISHARES US FUNDAMENTAL INDEX (C$ HEDGED)||US Index|
|CLU.C||CDN||ISHARES US FUNDAMENTAL INDEX||US Index|
|HXS||CDN||HORIZONS S&P 500 IDX||US Index|
|CWW||CDN||ISHARES S&P GLOBAL WATER INDEX||Utilities|
|XUT||CDN||ISHARES S&P/TSX CAPPED UTILITIES INDEX||Utilities|
- In order to qualify for commission-free1 online trading, the ETF traded must be one of the eligible ETFs listed.
- Trade must be placed online or via TELE-TRADER to qualify for the commission-free offer.
- Orders placed with live agents are subject to regular broker-assisted fees.
- ETF purchases must be held for a minimum of 1 business day to qualify for the commission-free1 offer.
- ETFs held for less than 1 business day are subject to our regular equity commission charges, based upon the pricing tier for which the client has qualified.
Please refer to our fee schedule.
- Scotia iTRADE reserves the right to make changes to and/or cancel this offer.
- ETF trades that are not eligible for this commission-free1 online trading offer will continue to be subject to normal equity commission pricing.
Refers to Scotia iTRADE's brokerage commission for online trade execution only. Does not take into account fees, charges, expenses or commissions imposed by the fund companies, all of which can be associated with ETF investments. You should carefully consider the fund's investment objectives, risks, fees, charges, expenses and commissions before investing. The prospectus contains this and other important information about the fund. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing. Funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. For a list of ETFs eligible for our "commission-free" offer ("Eligible ETFs"), click here. In order to qualify, trades of Eligible ETFs must be placed online or via Teletrader. You will be charged our regular equity commission (from $4.99, $9.99, or $24.99 up to 1000 shares, $0.03 per share for orders over 1000 shares) depending on the pricing tier for which you qualify – see online fee schedule) on the sale of any Eligible ETFs held for less than 1 business day. Add $65.00 for telephone representative – assisted trades. List of Eligible ETFs is subject to change without notice. Scotia iTRADE reserves the right to modify or cancel this offer at any time without notice.
This advertisement has been paid for in part by BlackRock Investments Canada Inc. (BlackRock). Scotia iTRADE does not provide investment advice or recommendations and you are responsible for your own investment decisions and any losses that may result. This offer is not and should not be construed as investment advice or a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any particular security or to follow any particular investment strategy. No ETF product, or any information provided by or available through BlackRock or any other ETF provider, has been endorsed, validated or approved by Scotia Capital Inc. or its affiliates, and neither Scotia Capital Inc. nor any of its affiliates is responsible or liable therefore, or for any third party products, opinions, information or prospectus content.
iShares® is a registered trade-mark of BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Used under license. BlackRock® is a registered trade-mark of BlackRock, Inc. Used with permission.
Please note that this list of eligible ETFs is subject to change without notice. These links are provided as a convenience only and are not to be construed as investment advice or as a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any particular security or to follow any particular investment strategy. No ETF product, or any information provided by or available through iShares1 or any other ETF provider, or through any of their respective websites, has been endorsed, validated or approved by Scotia Capital Inc. or its affiliates, and neither Scotia Capital Inc. nor any of its affiliates is responsible or liable therefore, or for any third party products, services, opinions, information or prospectus content, including that of BlackRock Investments Canada Inc. and/or any other ETF providers. Scotia iTRADE does not provide investment advice or recommendations, and you are responsible for your own investment decisions.
Information is provided to you for general information purposes only, and is not intended and should not be construed as investment advice, legal advice or tax advice of any kind. Scotia iTRADE does not provide investment advice or recommendations and investors are responsible for their own investment decisions.