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    CSA Service Desk Notice: COVID-19

    As per COVID-19 guidelines, the members of the CSA Service Desk team will be working from home effective immediately.

    The contact information and hours of operation for the CSA Service Desk remain unchanged however the following considerations have been made to ensure services continue uninterrupted during this time:

    SEDAR Form 6

    • Do not courier Form 6. Scan and send via email to instead.
    • We will follow up to collect hard copy versions once we return to the office.
    • Reminder: Handwritten electronic signatures (ie. e-signatures) are acceptable on Form 6. Typed signatures (ie. Fonts) are not.

    Cheque payments

    • EFT is available as an alternate payment option. Please email for instructions.

    If you have any questions, please contact the CSA Service Desk at 1-800-219-5381. We understand this is an uncertain time for everyone and thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.

    SEDAR Issuer Authorization Process

    On June 15, 2019, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the CSA) are implementing enhancements to improve security in SEDAR by requiring issuers to confirm they have authorized filing agents to file on their behalf. This section provides Filing service subscribers access to step-by-step instructions on how to request issuer authorization. Other queries may be directed to the SEDAR Frequently Asked Questions section where a variety of Common and Issuer Authorization questions are addressed

    Reports of Exempt Distribution

    Issuers and underwriters who rely on certain prospectus exemptions to distribute securities are required to file a report of exempt distribution. Please refer to www.securities‑ for more information, including Excel templates and PDF fillable forms.

    Training Sessions

    To register for a training session please email and include your contact information and preferred date.

    Tuesdays -> 2:00 PM-4:00 PM EST
    Thursdays -> 10:30 AM-12:30 PM EST


    Green - English training session
    Blue - French training session
    Orange - Statutory holidays observed by the CSA National Systems

    Please note the following:

    • The first Tuesday session of each month will be offered in French.
    • Training will not be offered on statutory holidays observed by the CSA National Systems.
    • You must register at least 2 days in advance of your preferred date.
    • A minimum of 2 participants is required for the training session to run as scheduled. If your session does not meet participation requirements you will be contacted.
    • Please note that if there are no participants after 15 minutes from the start of the session, the session will be cancelled.


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