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Open an account by March 31, 2017 and fund it by April 30, 2017,*

Start using your free trades

Amount Funded Free Trades
$25,000 - $49,999 75
$50,000 - $99,999 150
$100,000 - $249,999 200
$250,000+ 250

Plus, you'll get:

  1. Scotia iTRADE FlightDesk® our active trader platform free for a minimum of 90 days*
  2. Transfer Fees reimbursed up to $150*
  3. Free trades are valid for 90 days*

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Offer valid for new Scotia iTRADE clients only*.

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Complete Offer Terms and Conditions

Conditions apply. Offer valid if you are a new Scotia iTRADE® client who did not have a Scotia iTRADE account prior to December 1, 2016 and if you (i) open one or more NEW Scotia iTRADE account(s) excluding Cash Optimizer Investment accounts (each, a “New Account”) by March 31, 2017 and fund the New Account(s) by April 30, 2017 with at least CAD $25,000/$50,000/$100,000/$250,000 (respectively) in cash or in Net Equity (cheque deposit, electronic funds transfer or transfer of assets) (“Minimum Amount”), from an account that is not held at Scotia iTRADE and (ii) then maintain the Minimum Amount in assets that you deposited in your New Account(s) during the entire period between the date when you funded your New Account(s) and July 31, 2017 (the “Required Period”) the commissions associated with the first 75/150/200/250 (respectively, based on minimum amount funded) online commissionable trades of Equities, Options and ETFs placed within 90 days of the date when you funded your New Account(s) with the appropriate Minimum Amount will be credited back to the your new applicable account by August 31, 2017 to a maximum amount of $9.99 per trade in the currency of the account (maximum total commission rebate of $749.25/$1498.50/$1,998/$2,497.50 (respectively, based on minimum amount funded); (2) you will get free access to Scotia iTRADE FlightDesk® for a minimum of 90 days from the date when you funded the New Account(s) with the Minimum Amount; and (3) the amount of the transfer-in fee charged by another Canadian broker will be credited to your New Account by August 31, 2017 (up to $150 per client) subject to Scotia iTRADE’s receipt of the documentation evidencing such transfer-in fee. Scotia iTRADE reserves the right to modify and/or cancel this offer at any time without notice in its sole discretion. New clients must enter the promotional code W17FT for the free trades offer when submitting the New Account application to qualify. To qualify for this offer, you must be eligible to open a Scotia iTRADE account, maintain all of your accounts at Scotia iTRADE in good standing, not be in a disallowed debit position and not have any outstanding margin calls due. This offer has no cash redemption value. This offer cannot be transferred or combined with any other promotional offer (excluding Refer-A-Friend). Limited to one offer per client. In case of joint account only one account holder will be entitled to receive free trades.

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