Determine Level of Investment
First of all you should determine what percentage of your total investment you want to invest in the Canadian market. For example, if the market climate is not conducive for the investment you can start with as little investment as possible, but can increase the amount once the market returns to bullish trends.
Evaluate Shares You Want to Invest In
Get information about the companies and sector you are particularly attracted to invest in. Once you have enough information evaluate price movement of these shares for some time to get an idea if they are doing consistently well, or is there major fluctuation in their price.
Open Online Account
After you know as much as you want to know or you think is enough to take the practical step of investment, open an account with a broker online. You can easily find a list of brokers who offer online trade of Canadian stocks.
Access Account and Buy Shares
You can then start accessing your account online and to confirm if it is working all right buy any number of shares. If it is successful you can proceed further.
Increase Investment Gradually
After confirming first purchase, you can start investing and trade of the Canadian stocks on a regular basis. It is better to increase level of investment gradually as your confidence in the market grows. Also keep reading about macro-economic indicators of the country as the market is directly influenced and affected by them.