Toronto – The securities regulatory authorities in Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Québec and Saskatchewan (the participating jurisdictions) today published the underlying data used to prepare CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-311 Report on Fifth Staff Review of Disclosure regarding Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions(pdf - 581 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 2 October 2019Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions, published on October 2, 2019.

This was the fifth 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 641 non-venture issuers who were included in the review sample. These issuers had year-ends between December 31, 2018 and March 31, 2019, and filed information circulars or annual information forms by July 31, 2019.

The participating jurisdictions previously published the underlying data for issuers included in the first four annual reviews, set out in CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-307 (pdf - 226 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 28 September 2015Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions (2015), CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-308 (pdf - 227 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 28 September 2016"CSA, Multilateral, Staff, Notice, 58-308, Review, Women, Boards, Executive, Officer, Positions, Compliance, Regulation, 58-101, Disclosure, Corporate, Governance, Practices" (2016), CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-309 (pdf - 355 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 5 October 2017"CSA, Multilateral Staff Notice, 58-309, Staff Review, Women on Boards, in Executive Officer Positions, Compliance, Regulation, 58-101, Disclosure, Corporate Governance Practices" (2017), and CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-310 (pdf - 816 KB)This link will open in a new windowUpdated on 27 September 2018Women on boards (2018).

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

The data 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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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:

CSA member name

Point of contact

Phone number

Autorité des marchés financiers

Sylvain Théberge


Financial and Consumer Services Commission, New Brunswick

Sara Wilson


Financial and Consumer Affairs, Authority of Saskatchewan

Shannon McMillan


Manitoba Securities Commission

Jason (Jay) Booth


Nova Scotia Securities Commission

David Harrison


Ontario Securities Commission

Kristen Rose