Exhibit 23.1





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Vaughan, ON L4K 0J3
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Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm


The Board of Directors

Aptose Biosciences Inc.


We consent to the incorporation by reference in the registration statement (No. 333- 235730) on Form S-3 and the registration statements (No. 333-257446, No. 333-228794, and No. 333-205158) on Form S-8 of our report dated March 22, 2022, with respect to the consolidated financial statements of Aptose Biosciences Inc. which comprise the consolidated statements of financial position as at December 31, 2021 and December 31, 2020, the related consolidated statements of loss and comprehensive loss, changes in shareholders’ equity and cash flows for each of the years in the two-year period ended December 31, 2021, and the related notes, which report appears in the December 31, 2021 annual report on Form 10-K of Aptose Biosciences Inc.





Chartered Professional Accountants, Licensed Public Accountants
March 22, 2022
Vaughan, Canada






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