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Canadian securities regulators release data regarding women on boards and in executive officer positions


TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - 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.

For Investor inquiries, please refer to your respective securities regulator. You can contact them here. 

For media inquiries, please refer to the list of provincial and territorial representatives below or contact us at media@acvm-csa.ca.

For more information:                                                                                                                     

 

Kristen Rose
Ontario Securities Commission
416-593-2336

Hilary McMeekin
Alberta Securities Commission
403-592-8186      



Jean-Maurice Bouchard
Autorité des marchés financiers
514-395-0337 #2347

Jason (Jay) Booth
Manitoba Securities Commission
204-945-1660



Sara Wilson
Financial and Consumer Services
Commission, New Brunswick
506-643-7045

David Harrison
Nova Scotia Securities Commission
902-424-8586



Shannon McMillan
Financial and Consumer Affairs
Authority of Saskatchewan
306-798-4160


 

SOURCE Autorité des marchés financiers


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