An information seminar about Canada’s newest stock exchange, the Canadian National Stock Exchange (CNSX), will be held in Saint John on Wednesday, 10 February. It will be presented by the New Brunswick Securities Commission (NBSC) in partnership with the Saint John Board of Trade.
The seminar will run from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the Saint John Trade and Convention Centre, Market Square, Saint John. The session will be open to the public and will be free of charge. Pre-registration is required by calling the NBSC at 1 866 933-2222.
“We are pleased to host this seminar with the Saint John Board of Trade as part of our Fullsail™ capital markets initiative education series: Learning the Ropes,” said Rick Hancox, Executive Director, NBSC. “As Canada's newest alternative market, the CNSX is another way for companies to access capital in New Brunswick.”
The CNSX, based in Toronto, trades in equity securities for emerging companies. Company representatives will provide an introduction about the CNSX as well as Pure Trading, a secondary market. The seminar will also address stock exchange competition in Canada and the opportunities unfolding with the evolution of multiple markets. The seminar will be of interest to business owners, lawyers, accountants and investment dealers.
“Partnering on this event with the NBSC provides our members an opportunity to learn more about the options available to grow their business,” said Imelda Gilman, President, Saint John Board of Trade.
The NBSC is an independent Crown corporation that regulates the securities industry in New Brunswick. Its mandate is to protect investors from unfair, improper or fraudulent practices and foster fair and efficient capital markets, as well as confidence in those markets.
The Saint John Board of Trade is a nationally accredited business organization with more than 1,000 members, representing 600 small, medium, and large businesses and organizations in Greater Saint John.
ABOUT THE NEW BRUNSWICK SECURITIES COMMISSION
The New Brunswick Securities Commission is the Crown Corporation that regulates the
securities industry in New Brunswick. It is funded indirectly by investors through industry. Its
mandate is to protect investors from unfair, improper or fraudulent practices and foster fair
and efficient capital markets, as well as confidence in those markets.
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