Compare Canada’s Crypto Exchanges

To truly find the best crypto exchange, we tested over 20 platforms across 60 features each, collecting over 1,000+ data points. Compare useful info that's otherwise hard to find, like the true cost of buying Bitcoin, hidden fees, and much more. This page is updated regularly but info is subject to change.

Updated: March 24, 2024   |  Affiliate Disclosure

Overview

Name

Our Top 10

Total BTC Purchase Fee

Coins

Interac E-Transfer?

Cash Out $CAD?

Beginner Friendly?

Advanced Trading?

BTC Withdrawal Fee

Headquarters

Discount Links

1/10

0.49%

37

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

0.000399 BTC

🇨🇦 Calgary, AB

2/10

0.66%

75+

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Dynamic + $6 Off

🇨🇦 Toronto, ON

3/10

?

2000+

No

No

No

Yes

0.0003 BTC

🇸🇨 Seychelles

4/10

1.60%

240+

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

0.0004 BTC

🇺🇸 USA

5/10

?

400+

No

No

No

Yes

0.001 BTC

🇮🇩 Indonesia

6/10

0.69%

70+

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Dynamic + $5 Off

🇨🇦 Toronto, ON

7/10

1.03%

2

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

0 BTC (Free)

🇨🇦 Montreal, QB

8/10

1.68%

250+

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

0.0004 BTC

🇸🇬 Singapore

9/10

1.24%

40+

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

0.00025 BTC

🇨🇦 Vancouver, BC

10/10

?

1

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Dynamic

🇨🇦 Calgary, AB

-

2.94%

60+

No

Yes

Yes

No

Dynamic

🇨🇦 Toronto, ON

-

1.99%

45

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

0.00035 BTC

🇨🇦 Toronto, ON

-

4.54%

200+

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Dynamic

🌎 Remote

-

N/A

2

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

N/A

🇨🇦 Calgary, AB

-

1.23%

50+

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Dynamic

🇨🇦 Toronto, ON

-

?

4

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Dynamic

🇺🇸 USA

-

?

1

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Dynamic

🇨🇦 Edmonton, AB

-

?

1

Yes

No

Yes

No

Included

🇨🇦 Toronto, ON

More Info

  • Total BTC Purchase Fee: All-in fee to buy Bitcoin from deposit to purchase.

Features

Name

# of Coins

# of Futures

Max Leverage

Margin (Spot)

Copy Trading

Trading Bots

Advanced Trading

Staking or Earn

Crypto Loans

Crypto Rewards Card?

24/7 Support

Mobile App

Website + Bonus

1

0

N/A

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

45

0

N/A

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

1

0

N/A

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

600+

150+

125x

Yes (10x)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No*

Yes

Yes

1

0

N/A

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

200+

0*

N/A

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

No*

Yes

Yes

50+

0

N/A

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

250+

0*

N/A

No*

No

No

No

Yes

No*

Yes

Yes

4

0*

N/A

No*

No

No

Yes

No*

No

Yes

Yes

240+

0*

N/A

No*

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

400+

240+

125x

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

2000+

300+

200x

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

37

0

N/A

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

40+

0

N/A

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

70+

0

N/A

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

2

0

N/A

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

2

0

N/A

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

No

Yes

75+

0

N/A

No

No

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

Yes

60+

0

N/A

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

No

Yes

  • *They have this feature, but it's restricted in Canada

Fees & Spread

Name

Total Purchase Fee

Total Selling Fee

$1000 Buy After All Fees

$1000 Sale After All Fees

CAD Deposit Fee

CAD Withdraw Fee

Trading Fee

Spread (BTC)

Ref. Price Difference

BTC Buy Price

BTC Sell Price

Reference Price (Google)

0.49%

0.26% + $4.99

$995

$992

0%

$4.99

0.20%

0.35%

Buy: +0.29%

Sell: -0.06%

$55,936

$55,738

$55,774

0.66%

0.44%

$993

$996

0%

0%

0%

1.11%

Buy: +0.66%

Sell: -0.44%

$56,141

$55,527

$55,774

0.69%

0.64%

$993

$994

0%

0%

0%

1.34%

Buy: +0.69%

Sell: -0.64%

$56,160

$55,418

$55,774

1.03%

1.21%

$990

$988

0%

0%

0%

2.26%

Buy: +1.03%

Sell: -1.21%

$56,351

$55,108

$55,774

1.23%

1.38%

$988

$986

0%

0%

0% to 0.50%

2.63%

Buy: +1.23%

Sell: -1.38%

$56,460

$55,013

$55,774

1.24%

1.42%

$988

$986

0%

0%

0.50%

1.67%

Buy: +0.74%

Sell: -0.92%

$56,189

$55,263

$55,774

1.60%

0.37% + $10

$984

$986

0.50%

$10

0.16% / 0.26%

0.05%

Buy: -0.06%

Sell: -0.11%

$55,739

$55,713

$55,774

1.68%

1.41%

$983

$986

0%

0%

0%

3.11%

Buy: +1.68%

Sell: -1.41%

$56,710

$55,000

$55,774

1.99%*

1.72%

$980

$983

0%

1.50%

2.00%*

0.41%

Buy: +0.29%

Sell: -0.12%

$55,936

$55,708

$55,774

2.51%

1.69%

$975

$983

0%

1%

0.20%

2.82%

Buy: +2.31%

Sell: -0.49%

$57,065

$55,500

$55,774

2.94%

3.20%

$971

$968

0%

0%

1.50%

3.17%

Buy: +1.44%

Sell: -1.70%

$56,578

$54,839

$55,774

4.54%

5.50%

$955

$945

3.00%

3.99%

0%

3.07%

Buy: +1.54%

Sell: -1.51%

$56,635

$54,946

$55,774

More Info

  • Our test involved buying and selling Bitcoin on 18 cryptocurrency exchanges simultaneously using Canadian dollar accounts. This test took place on Mar 2, 2022 between 4:41pm-4:43pm.
  • The Total Purchase Fee attempts to display the "all-in fee" to buy Bitcoin from deposit to purchase.
  • Please note the total purchase fee and selling fee is not updated in real time and should only be used as a reference.
  • *Bitbuy raised it's trading fee from 1.50% to 2% since the test took place.

Deposits & Withdrawals

  • Deposits

  • Withdrawals

Name

Buy With $CAD?

Hold $CAD In Your Account?

Interac E-Transfer

Wire Transfer

Direct Bank Transfer

Credit or Debit

Other

Fee

Time

Fee

Time

Fee

Time

Fee

Time

Yes

Yes

Free

Near instant

Free

1-5 days

N/A

N/A

2.95%

Instant

N/A

Yes

No

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Varies

Instant

P2P

Yes

Yes

Free

Near instant

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Min 3%

Instant

N/A