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  • Writer's pictureMelissa Strle

Ready, Set, Go: Newsfile is Geared Up for SEDAR+ Launch and Beyond

Newsfile is ready to complete all of your filing needs once SEDAR+ launches on July 25th. Importantly, you should also know that prior to this launch date, SEDAR+ will be closed on July 21st and 24th.

But what does this mean for you and your company's filings?

This means that no filings can be made after 8pm PT (11pm ET) on July 20th until SEDAR+ launches on July 25th.

Common Questions About Filing with the New SEDAR+ Launch & What to Expect

Newsfile chats with hundreds of clients about filing on the new SEDAR+ system. Below, you will find some common questions that we hear about filing on this new system.

When will SEDAR+ launch?

SEDAR+ will launch on July 25th, 2023.

Will SEDAR+ be closed during any regular business days?

Yes, SEDAR+ will be closed during the regular business days of July 21st, 2023 and July 24, 2023. This is known as the "cutover" period.

Can I file on the July 25th SEDAR+ launch day?

If you took advantage of the early onboarding period, then yes, you can file immediately on July 25th.

What can I do if I did not already complete the early onboarding?

If you did not submit documents to Newsfile during the spring 2023 onboarding period, you can either:

  1. Send us an FAAF form to give us authorization to file on your behalf, assuming you have submitted your EFA and supplementary information form with someone else or,

  2. Send us all 3 required onboarding documents (FAAF, EFA, supplementary information form) if you haven't submitted any documents yet

What documents do I need to fill out to be able to file on the SEDAR+ launch date of July 25th?

Download and electronically complete the following 3 onboarding forms to complete SEDAR+ onboarding.

Afterwards, email the completed forms to our team at for processing.

I've just completed the onboarding forms. How long will it be until I can file on SEDAR+ after the July 25th launch date?

SEDAR+ staff will be working 24/7 for the first while to help process these documents after launch. But, we don't know how long it will take before you will be able to file.

The sooner SEDAR+ receives your documents, the faster your documents will be processed and you'll be able to file.

Who should I contact if I have any SEDAR+ questions?

Contact Newsfile 24/7 for all SEDAR+ inquiries at

Are there any other resources or learning materials I can access to find out more about SEDAR+?

Yes, you can view our ultimate SEDAR+ guide to learn all things SEDAR+.

Newsfile makes it easy to complete all of your filing needs, so you can concentrate on growing your business and achieving your goals.



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