CSA Securities

Toronto – The securities regulatory authorities in Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Québec, Saskatchewan and Yukon (the participating jurisdictions) today published the underlying data (xlsx - 107 KB)This link will open in a new window used to prepare CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-310 Report on Fourth Staff Review of Disclosure regarding Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions (pdf - 816 KB)This link will open in a new window, which was published on September 27, 2018.

This was the fourth consecutive annual review of disclosure related to women on boards and in executive officer positions conducted by the participating jurisdictions.

The data was compiled from public documents filed on SEDAR and includes the name, industry and year-end of the 648 non-venture issuers who were included in the review sample. These issuers had year-ends between December 31, 2017 and March 31, 2018, and filed information circulars or annual information forms by July 31, 2018.

The participating jurisdictions previously published the underlying data for issuers included in the first three annual reviews, set out in CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-307 (2015), CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-308 (2016), and CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-309 (2017).

Today, the participating jurisdictions also published data for additional issuers that were not included in past review samples:

  • for the balance of 2015, the 148 non-venture issuers with year ends between December 31, 2014 and December 30, 2015 that filed information circulars or annual information forms after July 31, 2015;
  • for the balance of 2016, the 150 non-venture issuers with year ends between December 31, 2015 and December 30, 2016 that filed information circulars or annual information forms after July 31, 2016;
  • for the balance of 2017, the 126 non-venture issuers with year ends between December 31, 2016 and December 30, 2017 that filed information circulars or annual information forms after July 31, 2017.

The data can be found on the websites of the jurisdictions noted above.

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

CSA member name

Point of contact

Phone number

Autorité des marchés financiers

Sylvain Théberge

514-940-2176

Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan

Shannon McMillan

306-798-4160

Financial and Consumer Services Commission, New Brunswick

Sara Wilson

506-643-7045

Manitoba Securities Commission

Jason (Jay) Booth

204-945-1660

Nova Scotia Securities Commission

David Harrison

902-424-8586

Nunavut Securities Office

Jeff Mason

867-975-6591

Office of the Superintendent of Securities, Newfoundland and Labrador

Renée Dyer

709-729-4909

Superintendent of Securities, Department of Justice, Government of the Northwest Territories

Tom Hall

867-767-9305 ext. 82180

Office of the Yukon Superintendent of Securities

Rhonda Horte

867-667-5466

Ontario Securities Commission

Kristen Rose

416-593-2336