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Warning Nova Scotians about binary options

Canadian securities regulators across the country have become increasingly concerned about the growth in the number of websites promoting offshore binary options trading platforms that are targeting Canadians. The Nova Scotia Securities Commission (NSSC) wants to make it clear that no business is currently registered or authorized to market or sell binary options in Canada.