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Oct 02, 2019
Toronto – Securities regulatory authorities in Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Québec and Saskatchewan (the participating jurisdictions) today published CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-311 Report on Fifth Staff Review of Disclosure Regarding Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions.
The notice summarizes results from a review of the disclosure of 641 issuers with year-ends between December 31, 2018 and March 31, 2019. The review, conducted by the participating jurisdictions, focuses on disclosure requirements regarding the representation of women on boards and in executive officer positions, as set out in National Instrument 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices.
Key trends from this year’s review include:
“Publishing this data reflects our commitment to ensuring investors have information to help them make informed decisions,” said Louis Morisset, CSA Chair and President and CEO of the Autorité des marchés financiers.
The CSA will continue to monitor trends in this area.
The CSA intends to publish the underlying data from the review by early 2020.
The notice can be found on the websites of the participating jurisdictions.
The CSA, the council of the securities regulators of Canada’s provinces and territories, co-ordinates and harmonizes regulation for the Canadian capital markets.
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Kristen Rose Ontario Securities Commission 416-593-2336
Jean-Maurice Bouchard Autorité des Marchés Financiers 514 395 0337 x2347
Sara Wilson Financial and Consumer Services Commission, New Brunswick 506-643-7045
Shannon McMillan Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan 306-798-4160
Hilary McMeekin Alberta Securities Commission 403-592-8186
Jason Booth The Manitoba Securities Commission 204-945-1660
David Harrison Nova Scotia Securities Commission 902-424-8586