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Securities Act of 1933
Rule 902(b)

February 24, 2010

Response of the Office of International Corporate Finance
Division of Corporation Finance


CNSX Markets Inc.
Incoming letter dated February 24, 2010

Laura Badian, Esq.
Arnold & Porter LLP
555 Twelfth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004-1206

Dear Ms. Badian:

This letter will confirm the response of the Division of Corporation Finance to your request that the Division designate CNSX Markets Inc., including the two markets it operates, the Canadian National Stock Exchange and Pure Trading, as a "designated offshore securities market" within the meaning of Rule 902(b) of Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933. We note that at present, Pure Trading trades securities of companies listed on the TSX and the TSX-V. A copy of your letter is enclosed in order to avoid having to recite or summarize the facts set forth therein. On the basis of the facts presented, we hereby so designate CNSX Markets Inc.

Pursuant to delegated authority,

Paul M. Dudek
Office of International Corporate Finance

Incoming Letter:

The Incoming Letter is in Acrobat format.


Modified: 03/10/2010