Yes, ofcourse, international students can buy stocks in Canada. They can open a brokerage account, trade stocks, bonds, etc.
Follow the steps to invest in the Canadian stock exchange market:
Firstly, you need a SIN to open a brokerage account.
International students can also apply for SIN with a valid study permit to work part-time during their studies.
Find a brokerage firm that suits you. In Canada, many online brokerage firms provide trading and investor services.
Open your brokerage account with your selected firm. To open an account, you have to provide identification documents.
Transfer funds from your Canadian bank account to your brokerage account or use another method mentioned by the brokerage firm.
Do research on stocks and other securities that you wants to purchase. You can check financial news, market data and other resources to make decisions.
Once you decide to invest, you can buy or sell orders using your brokerage account. Trades will be based on the market conditions of the Canadian stock exchange.
Investing in the stock market involves risks, so please educate yourself before investing or take advice from a professional.
Maybe tax rules apply to your investment, so please review the tax regulations in Canada or consult a tax professional.
Remember that the regulations and requirements may differ, so please check with a selected brokerage firm or consult with a financial advisor.