Invest with Scotia iTRADE®

Get up to $3,500 cash and $4.99 stock and ETF commission pricing by opening and funding a new account or funding an existing account*.

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Welcome to Scotia iTRADE

See your entire investment picture on one screen, or more

iResearch. iLearn. iEvaluate. iManage. iTRADE.

Enjoy trading with ease on desktop or mobile with Scotia iTRADE.

Rich in educational resources, like in-depth research, analysis tools and market data, and a variety of investment products and account types, all accessible through a single sign-on, Scotia iTRADE is a valuable platform for everyone – from first-time investors to day traders, from entrepreneurs to retirees and anyone else in between.

Why investors of all levels choose Scotia iTRADE

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Multiple ways to save

From commission-free ETFs to investment and banking accounts bundles and our refer-a-friend program, Scotia iTRADE offers many great ways to save on trading commissions.

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Free education resources

Whether you’re a seasoned trader or just starting, you’ll benefit from our online resources, such as videos, webinars, and Scotia iTRADE U. 

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Free tools and research

With Scotia iTRADE, you get access to analyst resources, technical analysis, and investing ideas to empower you to direct invest. 

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Easy funds transfer

Transfer funds (in CAD and U.S. dollars) easily between any Canadian bank account and Scotia iTRADE account, precisely when and where you want it. 

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Seamless integration

Transfer funds quickly and navigate seamlessly between the Scotia iTRADE mobile app and the Scotia mobile banking app with a single sign-on.

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Account & investment types

Choose from various account types (registered, non-registered and non-personal accounts) and many, many investment products.

Off-the-charts benefits of Scotia iTRADE

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3 trading platforms

We offer high-powered, lightning-fast, and reliable online trading platform options.

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Security guarantee

We’re invested in security – yours and ours. Scotia iTRADE clients benefit from the protections offered by Scotiabank’s Online Security Guarantee.

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Free webinars

The best traders are always learning. We promote live events and provide recorded webinars so that you can hone in on your trading skills.

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Trade as low as $4.992

Enjoy the benefits of low commissions and an extensive range of products and services to meet your trading and investing needs.

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Sustainable investing 

Combine your financial investments with positive societal impact. Discover the sustainable investing tools that provide comprehensive ESG insights on the companies that best align with your sustainability profile.

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Bill payments

Pay bills directly from your online brokerage account, just like you would from your chequing account.


Top Online Brokerage - Desktop Experience 2022

Surviscor Canadian Online Brokerage Desktop Experience Review.

SQM’s Call Center Industry Awards of Excellence Program 2022

First Call Resolution Improvement Award.

First Place – Best Personalized Experience 2023

Trading Central Digital Wealth Awards.

What you need to open a Scotia iTRADE account

Opening an account is easy and takes about 15 minutes. Our helpful tips below could help make the process easier for you.

Be a Canadian resident and above the age of majority based on your province of residence.

A Social Insurance Number (SIN)

A legible copy of a valid Canadian Government issued photo identification that is not expired.

Important: Name and address on the identification document need to match name and address on the application to prevent account opening delays.

Helpful articles & videos

11 economic terms to better understand the news

Stories or analysis about the economy can sometimes seem like a word soup of jargon. That’s why this episode we’re taking 11 common (and some not-so-common) economic terms and defining them in plain English. From quantitative tightening to stagflation to GDP, Scotiabank Economist Laura Gu returns to help bolster our vocabulary.

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Invested: The power of dividend growers in your investment portfolio

Myles Zyblock, Chief Investment Strategist of Scotia Global Asset Management – which manages over $200 billion* for millions of investors in Canada and around the world – explores how dividends serve as a powerful indicator of a company’s financial health, reflecting its ability to generate stable earnings and to outperform its non-paying counterparts.

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Invested: The Trillion Dollar Club — How the Magnificent 7 came to dominate the S&P 500

Myles Zyblock, Chief Investment Strategist of Scotia Global Asset Management — which manages over $200 billion* for millions of investors in Canada and around the world — looks at the growth of the ‘Magnificent 7’ group of stocks and addresses concerns that they are overvalued.

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