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    • 01 Jan 2018
    • 03 Nov 2019
    • Check Specific Module delivery location
    Register

    The GPC-EP delivers critical and relevant content for governance professionals in a condensed, rigorous program with key speakers from across Canada. It consists of three 2.5 day modules that are each offered twice a year, enabling busy professionals to complete the modules in a schedule that works for them.

    It is designed for anyone operating in a governance role, whether in public, private, not-for-profit or governmental organizations. Individuals new to these roles as well as seasoned professionals will find benefit in the GPC.D as it will not only provide them with the latest best practices, skills and tools in governance, but will enhance standard of their profession.

    Registration Fee:

    • GPC member price: $7,550 + HST
    • Non Member price: $8,250 + HST (includes the cost of a ONE YEAR GPC membership and processing fee)

    Please note that GPC members will be given priority on first come, first served basis.

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    • 26 Sep 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM (PDT)
    • TMX Office, 650 West Georgia Street Suite 2700
    Register

    A discussion of Venture Issuer best practices relating to corporate governance and board composition.

    Join us for this insightful conversation.

    Sponsored by:


    Speakers: 

    David Toyoda
    Associate Counsel at Boughton Law Corporation,
    Vancouver, BC

    Mr. Toyoda practices in corporate and securities law, advising mining, technology and biotechnology companies that are listed, or preparing to list, on Canadian exchanges. Mr. Toyoda graduated from UBC with a LL.B degree and a B.Comm degree with honours and was called to the bar in 1993. He is a frequent presenter and lecturer on corporate and securities law topics at conferences and universities, including the TSX Venture Exchange and Simon Fraser University. He is a Director of several public companies.

    David Miller
    Senior Manager, Legal, for Listed Issuer Services at the TSX Venture Exchange

    Mr. Miller is responsible for reviewing filings in connection with major transactions including initial public offerings, reverse takeovers, qualifying transactions and mergers and acquisitions.  Before joining the Exchange, David was Senior Legal Counsel in the Corporate Finance division of the BC Securities Commission and prior to that he practiced securities and corporate law with a Vancouver law firm. David also teaches at the Faculty of Law at University of British Columbia and was admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 1996.

    AGENDA:

    • Registration and in person breakfast:  8:30 AM to 9:00 AM (PDT)
    • Session and Webcast: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM (PDT)
    • 28 Sep 2018
    • 30 Sep 2018
    • Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront Hotel, 1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 3T3
    Register

    The GPC-EP delivers critical and relevant content for governance professionals in a condensed, rigorous program with key speakers from across Canada. It consists of three 2.5 day modules that are each offered twice a year, enabling busy professionals to complete the modules in a schedule that works for them.

    It is designed for anyone operating in a governance role, whether in public, private, not-for-profit or governmental organizations. Individuals new to these roles as well as seasoned professionals will find benefit in the GPC.D as it will not only provide them with the latest best practices, skills and tools in governance, but will enhance standard of their profession.

    Registration Fee:

    • GPC member price: $7,550 + HST
    • Non Member price: $8,250 + HST (includes the cost of a GPC membership and processing fee

     Schedule:

     Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
     (Includes breakfast, breaks, and lunch)

     

     Saturday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
     (Includes breakfast, breaks, and lunch)

     

     Sunday,8:30 am – 12:00 pm
     (Includes breakfast only)

     

    Note: Before you reserve your seat for this event, you need to register and pay for the complete GPC-EP  program

    • 28 Sep 2018
    • 7:00 AM
    • 30 Sep 2018
    • 12:00 PM
    • Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront Hotel, City Side Room, 1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 3T3
    Register

    Day 1

    Meeting Processes and AGMs

    The purpose of the session is to provide the tools for holding successful meetings – the ultimate decision-making process for all organizations including:

    • The legal and regulatory requirements for Board, committee and shareholder or member meetings
    • Tools and processes for organizing and holding successful and effective meetings
    • The special nature of shareholder and member meetings and best practices

    Financial Literacy for the Non-Financial Governance Professional

    The purpose of this module is to help give you an understanding of business finance, and the role of the Board, Audit Committee, Auditors and the Governance Professional in the preparation, presentation and analysis of financial information.

    Participants will develop an understanding with respect to:

    • Accounting terms and the significance and relevance of financial information
    • The budgeting process including the fundamentals of preparing and mastering budgets
    • Basic concepts underlying the preparation and presentation of financial statements
    • Controls and policies that help ensure accuracy and reliability of accounting systems

    Day 2

    Minutes and Minutes Management

    The purpose of the session is to provide the tools for preparing minutes that protect the organization and its directors – with the objective of evidencing the due-diligence of the Board in its decision-making processes.

    Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

    • The legal and regulatory requirements for minutes
    • Tools and processes for implementing and maintaining effective minutes
    • Best practice minute taking, preparation and maintenance procedures

    Records Management

    This course covers one of the governance professional’s key skills. The governance professional is often responsible for managing the organization’s collective memory, and certainly the core memory related to the Board of Directors and the subject matters most often entrusted to the governance professional, ranging from Board meeting records, to records pertaining to directors, subsidiaries, compliance, and ranging to insider reporting, securities compliance, acquisitions due diligence, ethics matters, and many, many other critical areas of responsibility. Unless there is a robust records management process, things can get messy fast.

    Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

    • Canada Business Corporations Act
    • Provincial business corporations, legislation
    • Confidentiality and longevity
    • Succession and seniority records
    • Board evaluation records

    Day 3

    Board Committees Framework

    The purpose of this session is to provide information on the tools and framework for the purpose of committees, relationship to the board, roles and responsibilities, board delegation along with committee rights and authority.

    Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

    Committee focus and work

    • Types of Committees
    • Committee mandate template
    • Committee reporting process and template
    • Structuring the Committee


    Cancellation and Refund Policy:

    Cancellations can be made up to March 30, 2018 for Vancouver session. All cancellations must be received by email to events@gpcanada.org and are subject to a $100 administration fee. No credits or refunds will be given for cancellations received after that date. Attendee name substitutions are allowed at any time. Please email events@gpcanada.org with the replacement contact’s information.

    • 10 Oct 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM
    • The National Club Main Dining Room, 303 Bay Street Toronto, Ontario M5H 2R1
    Register

    Canadians will be able to legally buy and grow cannabis for recreational use by October 17th, 2018. Is your Board ready for the impact?

    The legalization of cannabis will open up a whole new market to Canadians and with it, the need to understand how this will affect our workforce. Employers and their Boards will need to understand the implications and ensure workplace strategies and policies are a priority.

    This event will explore cannabis in the workforce from a legal, scientific, medical, and occupational health and safety perspective.

    Moderator

    Janice Detta Colli, C.Dir., Founder of Board Flight Paths

    Janice Detta Colli has been a well-regarded leader and expert in the executive search industry for over 20 years. She began her career in the research side of the business and then moved into top management roles at some of the world’s best known firms, culminating in her role creating and leading the Toronto office for the oldest global search firm in the world.

    In the fall of 2014, Janice created her own business leveraging both her long executive search career and her early career as a Sociology Instructor at the University of Western Ontario. She established Board Flight Paths out of her passion for working with Boards of Directors. Janice is focused on working more closely with senior executives who want to sit on Boards of Directors or who want to find a new, more challenging Directorship role. She also helps Boards effectively assess the talents they possess and recruit the skilled directors they need to grow their business.

    Due to her deep relationships with senior executives, Janice has also established a small, elite, highly confidential team of experts across a variety of disciplines who will assist Boards with their most sensitive issues. Janice works one on one and facilitates groups to support executives while they build and hone the pragmatic skills required to build their careers on Boards across Canada and Internationally.

    Currently, as a Chartered Director (C.Dir.) Janice sits on the Board of the national foundation, Women in Leadership, is on the Advisory Board for a Strategic Consulting start-up, is on faculty with The Directors College and is building upon her own not for profit Directorship experience as she expands her own Board career.

    Panel:

    Dr. Mitchell Levine, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FACP, FISPE

    Mitchell Levine received his medical degree from the University of Calgary, which was followed by postgraduate medical training in Internal Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Toronto. He then received an MSc degree in Clinical Epidemiology from McMaster University.

    Dr. Levine is a Professor at McMaster University in two departments, the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, and the Department of Medicine. He is also an Assistant Dean in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Clinically, he practices medicine as a consultant physician in Hamilton in the fields of  Internal Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology.

    Mitchell currently holds the appointment as Chair and CEO for the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board. He is also a therapeutics consultant for the Ontario Ministry of Health.

    He is the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Population Therapeutics and is an Associate Editor for the ACP Journal Club and Evidence-Based Medicine.

    His academic interests include assessing medication use in the community and developing methods for promoting the safe and cost-effective use of drug therapy.

    Tracy Kay, Partner, Employment and Labour Law Group, Minden Gross LLP

    Tracy is a Partner in the Employment and Labour Law Group. Her practice focuses on assisting employers with such issues as hiring, discipline, promotions, termination, human rights, employee loyalty, workplace investigations regarding harassment and bullying, unions, and workplace safety. She represents clients at mediations, hearings, and trials.

    Tracy takes a proactive approach to the law and works to find solutions to her clients' concerns. Her hands-on approach enables clients to navigate employment issues without losing sight of their business. Tracy becomes involved in her client’s business by looking at the long term plan, understanding the culture of the organization, and how that impacts the client’s employee issues. With this approach, Tracy understands the background of her client’s requests and can assist with creative solutions that the client may have not considered. She also regularly conducts in-house training seminars on proactive employment issues so her clients are aware of and stay ahead of statutory requirements.

    In Tracy’s area of practice, facts do not always unfold as originally told. She has the ability to react to new information quickly and develop the right next step for the desired outcome. Tracy’s down-to-earth and compassionate nature make her a trusted advisor to her clients.


    Jan Chappel, Senior Technical Specialist- Occupational Health and Safety, Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety

    Jan Chappel is a Senior Technical Specialist at the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) where she provides expertise in mental health, workplace safety, occupational hygiene and education to CCOHS’ team of specialists.
     
    Jan is the project lead for the Center’s online fact sheets (OSH Answers) and publications. She works on a variety of projects including creating web tools and mobile apps for organizations such as WorkSafe New Brunswick and WorkSafe Saskatchewan and authoring e-learning courses. She also developed occupational health and safety educational material for teachers in Ontario and Costa Rica.

    Most recently, Jan co-authored CCOHS’ White Paper, Workplace Strategies: Risk of Impairment from Cannabis, and has given many presentations on this subject.

    She is an active member of several Canadian Standards Association technical committees, including Occupational Health and Safety Training, Incident Investigation, and others.

    Jan received a Masters of Health Science degree in Occupational Hygiene from the University of Toronto and a Honours Bachelor degree in Health Studies from the University of Waterloo.

    Sponsored by:


    • 12 Oct 2018
    • 14 Oct 2018
    • The Albany Club, 91 King St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1G3
    Register

    The GPC-EP delivers critical and relevant content for governance professionals in a condensed, rigorous program with key speakers from across Canada. It consists of three 2.5 day modules that are each offered twice a year, enabling busy professionals to complete the modules in a schedule that works for them.

    It is designed for anyone operating in a governance role, whether in public, private, not-for-profit or governmental organizations. Individuals new to these roles as well as seasoned professionals will find benefit in the GPC.D as it will not only provide them with the latest best practices, skills and tools in governance, but will enhance standard of their profession.

    Registration Fee:
    • GPC member price: $7,550 + HST
    • Non Member price: $8,250 + HST (includes the cost of a GPC membership and processing fee)

    Note: Before you reserve your seat for this event, you need to register and pay for the complete GPC-EP  program

    • 12 Oct 2018
    • 7:00 AM
    • 14 Oct 2018
    • 12:00 PM
    • The Albany Club, 91 King St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1G3
    Register

    Day 1

    Risk and the Governance Professional

    The purpose of the session is to provide the introductory basics, with selected corresponding tools, to introduce the Governance Professional to two key elements of Risk Management:

    • Enterprise Risk Management- An introduction to the “Mechanics of ERM”
    • Commercial Insurance to protect the Organization and its Directors & Officers

     The role of the Governance Professional in Board Strategy

    • Governing Principles
    • Best Practices
    • Practical Tools
    • Implementation Skills

    Day 2

    CSR, Sustainability and ESG and the role of the Board

    • Governing Principles
    • Best Practices
    • Practical Tools
    • Implementation Skill

    Advanced Financial Fundamentals

    • Governing Principles
    • Best Practices
    • Practical Tools
    • Implementation Skills 

    Day 3

    Ethics

    • Governing Principles
    • Best Practices
    • Practical Tools
    • Implementation Skills 

    Cancellation and Refund Policy:

    Cancellations can be made up to September 28, 2018 for Toronto session. All cancellations must be received by email to events@gpcanada.org and are subject to a $100 administration fee. No credits or refunds will be given for cancellations received after that date. Attendee name substitutions are allowed at any time. Please email events@gpcanada.org with the replacement contact’s information.

    • 25 Oct 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Carlu, 444 Yonge St. 7th Fl, Toronto, ON M5B 2H4
    Register

    The EG Awards recognize the important contribution governance professionals make in terms of best practices that build and sustain shareholder and stakeholder value.  These awards underscore the critical role that good governance plays in sustaining the value of Canada’s public companies, crown corporations, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations, contributing to the competitiveness of Canada’s economy and its capital markets.

    GPC is committed to support and enhance the role of the corporate secretary and governance professionals in Canada. The Society’s members work on the front lines of governance and the organization is well positioned through reputation, influence and representation, to celebrate the practice of good governance in Canada.

    *Black Tie Optional

    Presenting Sponsor:




      • 09 Nov 2018
      • 11 Nov 2018
      • Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire, 255 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary AB, T2P 5C2
      Register

      The GPC-EP delivers critical and relevant content for governance professionals in a condensed, rigorous program with key speakers from across Canada. It consists of three 2.5 day modules that are each offered twice a year, enabling busy professionals to complete the modules in a schedule that works for them.

      It is designed for anyone operating in a governance role, whether in public, private, not-for-profit or governmental organizations. Individuals new to these roles as well as seasoned professionals will find benefit in the GPC.D as it will not only provide them with the latest best practices, skills and tools in governance, but will enhance standard of their profession.

      Registration Fee:
      • GPC member price: $7,550 + HST
      • Non Member price: $8,250 + HST (includes the cost of a GPC membership and processing fee)

      Schedule

       Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
       (Includes breakfast, breaks, and lunch)

       Saturday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
       (Includes breakfast, breaks, and lunch)

       Sunday: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
       (Includes breakfast only)

         

      Note: Before you reserve your seat for this event, you need to register and pay for the complete GPC-EP  program

      • 09 Nov 2018
      • 7:00 AM
      • 11 Nov 2018
      • 12:00 PM
      • Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire, 255 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary AB, T2P 5C2
      Register

      The Foundations of Governance Course consists of two and a half days covering key areas of governance, which include: the role of the governance professional, director management, advising the board, board dynamics, effectiveness, culture, relationships and conflicts.

      Within each of these areas, practitioners in governance will take a thorough look at central elements of practice and how to navigate difficult situations, apply best practices and important tools in the day to day running of a governance office. This course is a comprehensive view of the key foundations and practice of governance, and essential for professionals both seasoned and new to the role. 

      Program:

      Day 1 - Core of Governance and the role of the governance professional

      This session sets out the expectations and growing role and responsibilities of the Governance Professional.  It will examine the legal commonalities and differences among various kinds of organizations and how they impact oversight, strategic and operational functions.

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      • What is a Governance Professional – Job description
      • The legal, regulatory and public policy basis of governance for not-for-profits, state-owned organizations, private and public corporations;
      • How the principles of accountability, transparency and independence can be practiced effectively in different organizational contexts;
      • Practical tools for developing effective governance practices under different organizational cultures
      • Legal Entities/structures (differences and similarities)
      • Duty of the corporate secretary
      • Director responsibilities, Mandate and fiduciary duties
      • Regulators and Laws
      • NFPs, Crowns, Co-ops, partnerships
      • Officers (role of CEO, Directors, CO), D&O Liability and Integrity agreements
      • Ethics, confidentiality , privacy, Conflicts of Interest, up-the-ladder reporting duties
      • Accountability, Transparency, Independence
      • Policy Management
      • Monitoring governance best practices sponsored by stakeholders

      Day 2 – Director Management – Driving Board Effectiveness throughout the Director Life Cycle

      The purpose of the session is to provide the tools for developing critical processes to enhance Board effectiveness from before directors join the Board, through their tenure and until they leave – with the objective of improving the Board’s decision-making processes

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      • The legal, regulatory and best practice requirements for key director processes
      • The role of the Governance Professional in supporting and encouraging good governance practices with regard to recruiting, orienting, education, evaluating and removing directors

      Day 3 – Soft Skills – Managing and Influencing Board Dynamics, Culture, Relationships & Conflicts

      Boardroom dynamics have a significant yet largely unrecognized impact on good governance.  The governance professional has a critical role in supporting their board in fostering a more conducive boardroom culture by mastering the required soft skills to do so.

      Faculty:

      • Janis Riven, BCL, LLB, MBA, FCIS, Acc.Dir (bio)
      • Heather Laxton, Chief Governance Officer & Corporate Secretary, Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. (bio)

      • John Dinner, President, John T. Dinner Board Governance Services (bio)

      Important Note:

      This Event is one of three courses that make up the full GPC-EP education program and which leads to the GPC.D (Governance Professionals of Canada Designation). 

      You have the option to register and attend this event without committing to the full Education program, however, you will not be eligible to the professional designation (GPC.D), unless you complete all 3 modules as well as their individual exams and the final evaluation. 

      Participants who are registered for the Education program (GPC-EP) will be required to write an exam after the completion of this module. 

      If you wish to enroll in the entire designation program to obtain the GPC.D designation (and save on the cost of the entire program), you can change your registration here: Education program on this link.

      Schedule

       Friday: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
       (Includes breakfast, breaks, and lunch)

       Saturday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
       (Includes breakfast, breaks, and lunch)

       Sunday: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
       (Includes breakfast only)

       
      Cancellation and Refund Policy:

      Cancellations can be made up to October 26, 2018 for Calgary session. All cancellations must be received by email to events@gpcanada.org and are subject to a $100 administration fee. No credits or refunds will be given for cancellations received after that date. Attendee name substitutions are allowed at any time. Please email events@gpcanada.org with the replacement contact’s information.

      • 01 Mar 2019
      • 7:00 AM
      • 03 Mar 2019
      • 12:00 PM
      • TBA
      Register

      Day 1

      Meeting Processes and AGMs

      The purpose of the session is to provide the tools for holding successful meetings – the ultimate decision-making process for all organizations including:

      • The legal and regulatory requirements for Board, committee and shareholder or member meetings
      • Tools and processes for organizing and holding successful and effective meetings
      • The special nature of shareholder and member meetings and best practices

      Financial Literacy for the Non-Financial Governance Professional

      The purpose of this module is to help give you an understanding of business finance, and the role of the Board, Audit Committee, Auditors and the Governance Professional in the preparation, presentation and analysis of financial information.

      Participants will develop an understanding with respect to:

      • Accounting terms and the significance and relevance of financial information
      • The budgeting process including the fundamentals of preparing and mastering budgets
      • Basic concepts underlying the preparation and presentation of financial statements
      • Controls and policies that help ensure accuracy and reliability of accounting systems

      Day 2

      Minutes and Minutes Management

      The purpose of the session is to provide the tools for preparing minutes that protect the organization and its directors – with the objective of evidencing the due-diligence of the Board in its decision-making processes.

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      • The legal and regulatory requirements for minutes
      • Tools and processes for implementing and maintaining effective minutes
      • Best practice minute taking, preparation and maintenance procedures

      Records Management

      This course covers one of the governance professional’s key skills. The governance professional is often responsible for managing the organization’s collective memory, and certainly the core memory related to the Board of Directors and the subject matters most often entrusted to the governance professional, ranging from Board meeting records, to records pertaining to directors, subsidiaries, compliance, and ranging to insider reporting, securities compliance, acquisitions due diligence, ethics matters, and many, many other critical areas of responsibility. Unless there is a robust records management process, things can get messy fast.

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      • Canada Business Corporations Act
      • Provincial business corporations, legislation
      • Confidentiality and longevity
      • Succession and seniority records
      • Board evaluation records

      Day 3

      Board Committees Framework

      The purpose of this session is to provide information on the tools and framework for the purpose of committees, relationship to the board, roles and responsibilities, board delegation along with committee rights and authority.

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      Committee focus and work

      • Types of Committees
      • Committee mandate template
      • Committee reporting process and template
      • Structuring the Committee


      Cancellation and Refund Policy:

      Cancellations can be made up to February 14, 2019 for Calgary session. All cancellations must be received by email to events@gpcanada.org and are subject to a $100 administration fee. No credits or refunds will be given for cancellations received after that date. Attendee name substitutions are allowed at any time. Please email events@gpcanada.org with the replacement contact’s information.

      • 22 Mar 2019
      • 7:00 AM
      • 24 Mar 2019
      • 12:00 PM
      • The Albany Club, 91 King St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1G3
      Register

      The Foundations of Governance Course consists of two and a half days covering key areas of governance, which include: the role of the governance professional, director management, advising the board, board dynamics, effectiveness, culture, relationships and conflicts.

      Within each of these areas, practitioners in governance will take a thorough look at central elements of practice and how to navigate difficult situations, apply best practices and important tools in the day to day running of a governance office. This course is a comprehensive view of the key foundations and practice of governance, and essential for professionals both seasoned and new to the role.  

      Program:

      Day 1 - Core of Governance and the role of the governance professional

      This session sets out the expectations and growing role and responsibilities of the Governance Professional.  It will examine the legal commonalities and differences among various kinds of organizations and how they impact oversight, strategic and operational functions.

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      • What is a Governance Professional – Job description
      • The legal, regulatory and public policy basis of governance for not-for-profits, state-owned organizations, private and public corporations;
      • How the principles of accountability, transparency and independence can be practiced effectively in different organizational contexts;
      • Practical tools for developing effective governance practices under different organizational cultures
      • Legal Entities/structures (differences and similarities)
      • Duty of the corporate secretary
      • Director responsibilities, Mandate and fiduciary duties
      • Regulators and Laws
      • NFPs, Crowns, Co-ops, partnerships
      • Officers (role of CEO, Directors, CO), D&O Liability and Integrity agreements
      • Ethics, confidentiality , privacy, Conflicts of Interest, up-the-ladder reporting duties
      • Accountability, Transparency, Independence
      • Policy Management
      • Monitoring governance best practices sponsored by stakeholders

      Day 2 – Director Management – Driving Board Effectiveness throughout the Director Life Cycle

      The purpose of the session is to provide the tools for developing critical processes to enhance Board effectiveness from before directors join the Board, through their tenure and until they leave – with the objective of improving the Board’s decision-making processes

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      • The legal, regulatory and best practice requirements for key director processes
      • The role of the Governance Professional in supporting and encouraging good governance practices with regard to recruiting, orienting, education, evaluating and removing directors

      Day 3 – Soft Skills – Managing and Influencing Board Dynamics, Culture, Relationships & Conflicts

      Boardroom dynamics have a significant yet largely unrecognized impact on good governance.  The governance professional has a critical role in supporting their board in fostering a more conducive boardroom culture by mastering the required soft skills to do so.

      Faculty:

      • Janis Riven, BCL, LLB, MBA, FCIS, Acc.Dir (bio)
      • Heather Laxton, Chief Governance Officer & Corporate Secretary, Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. (bio)

      • John Dinner, President, John T. Dinner Board Governance Services (bio)

      Important Note:

      This Event is one of three courses that make up the full GPC-EP education program and which leads to the GPC.D (Governance Professionals of Canada Designation). 

      You have the option to register and attend this event without committing to the full Education program, however, you will not be eligible to the professional designation (GPC.D), unless you complete all 3 modules as well as their individual exams and the final evaluation. 

      Participants who are registered for the Education program (GPC-EP) will be required to write an exam after the completion of this module. 

      If you wish to enroll in the entire designation program to obtain the GPC.D designation (and save on the cost of the entire program), you can change your registration here: Education program on this link.


      Cancellation and Refund Policy:

      Cancellations can be made up to March 01, 2019 for Toronto session. All cancellations must be received by email to events@gpcanada.org and are subject to a $100 administration fee. No credits or refunds will be given for cancellations received after that date. Attendee name substitutions are allowed at any time. Please email events@gpcanada.org with the replacement contact’s information.

      • 05 Apr 2019
      • 7:00 AM
      • 07 Apr 2019
      • 12:00 PM
      • TBA
      Register

      Day 1

      Meeting Processes and AGMs

      The purpose of the session is to provide the tools for holding successful meetings – the ultimate decision-making process for all organizations including:

      • The legal and regulatory requirements for Board, committee and shareholder or member meetings
      • Tools and processes for organizing and holding successful and effective meetings
      • The special nature of shareholder and member meetings and best practices

      Financial Literacy for the Non-Financial Governance Professional

      The purpose of this module is to help give you an understanding of business finance, and the role of the Board, Audit Committee, Auditors and the Governance Professional in the preparation, presentation and analysis of financial information.

      Participants will develop an understanding with respect to:

      • Accounting terms and the significance and relevance of financial information
      • The budgeting process including the fundamentals of preparing and mastering budgets
      • Basic concepts underlying the preparation and presentation of financial statements
      • Controls and policies that help ensure accuracy and reliability of accounting systems

      Day 2

      Minutes and Minutes Management

      The purpose of the session is to provide the tools for preparing minutes that protect the organization and its directors – with the objective of evidencing the due-diligence of the Board in its decision-making processes.

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      • The legal and regulatory requirements for minutes
      • Tools and processes for implementing and maintaining effective minutes
      • Best practice minute taking, preparation and maintenance procedures

      Records Management

      This course covers one of the governance professional’s key skills. The governance professional is often responsible for managing the organization’s collective memory, and certainly the core memory related to the Board of Directors and the subject matters most often entrusted to the governance professional, ranging from Board meeting records, to records pertaining to directors, subsidiaries, compliance, and ranging to insider reporting, securities compliance, acquisitions due diligence, ethics matters, and many, many other critical areas of responsibility. Unless there is a robust records management process, things can get messy fast.

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      • Canada Business Corporations Act
      • Provincial business corporations, legislation
      • Confidentiality and longevity
      • Succession and seniority records
      • Board evaluation records

      Day 3

      Board Committees Framework

      The purpose of this session is to provide information on the tools and framework for the purpose of committees, relationship to the board, roles and responsibilities, board delegation along with committee rights and authority.

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      Committee focus and work

      • Types of Committees
      • Committee mandate template
      • Committee reporting process and template
      • Structuring the Committee


      Cancellation and Refund Policy:

      Cancellations can be made up to March 15, 2019 for Toronto session. All cancellations must be received by email to events@gpcanada.org and are subject to a $100 administration fee. No credits or refunds will be given for cancellations received after that date. Attendee name substitutions are allowed at any time. Please email events@gpcanada.org with the replacement contact’s information.

      • 12 Apr 2019
      • 7:00 AM
      • 14 Apr 2019
      • 12:00 PM
      • Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront Hotel, 1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 3T3
      Register

      Day 1

      Risk and the Governance Professional

      The purpose of the session is to provide the introductory basics, with selected corresponding tools, to introduce the Governance Professional to two key elements of Risk Management:

      • Enterprise Risk Management- An introduction to the “Mechanics of ERM”
      • Commercial Insurance to protect the Organization and its Directors & Officers

       The role of the Governance Professional in Board Strategy

      • Governing Principles
      • Best Practices
      • Practical Tools
      • Implementation Skills

      Day 2

      CSR, Sustainability and ESG and the role of the Board

      • Governing Principles
      • Best Practices
      • Practical Tools
      • Implementation Skill

      Advanced Financial Fundamentals

      • Governing Principles
      • Best Practices
      • Practical Tools
      • Implementation Skills 

      Day 3

      Ethics

      • Governing Principles
      • Best Practices
      • Practical Tools
      • Implementation Skills 
      • 03 May 2019
      • 7:00 AM
      • 05 May 2019
      • 12:00 PM
      • TBA
      Register

      Day 1

      Risk and the Governance Professional

      The purpose of the session is to provide the introductory basics, with selected corresponding tools, to introduce the Governance Professional to two key elements of Risk Management:

      • Enterprise Risk Management- An introduction to the “Mechanics of ERM”
      • Commercial Insurance to protect the Organization and its Directors & Officers

       The role of the Governance Professional in Board Strategy

      • Governing Principles
      • Best Practices
      • Practical Tools
      • Implementation Skills

      Day 2

      CSR, Sustainability and ESG and the role of the Board

      • Governing Principles
      • Best Practices
      • Practical Tools
      • Implementation Skill

      Advanced Financial Fundamentals

      • Governing Principles
      • Best Practices
      • Practical Tools
      • Implementation Skills 

      Day 3

      Ethics

      • Governing Principles
      • Best Practices
      • Practical Tools
      • Implementation Skills 
      • 31 May 2019
      • 7:00 AM
      • 02 Jun 2019
      • 12:00 PM
      • TBA
      Register

      Day 1

      Meeting Processes and AGMs

      The purpose of the session is to provide the tools for holding successful meetings – the ultimate decision-making process for all organizations including:

      • The legal and regulatory requirements for Board, committee and shareholder or member meetings
      • Tools and processes for organizing and holding successful and effective meetings
      • The special nature of shareholder and member meetings and best practices

      Financial Literacy for the Non-Financial Governance Professional

      The purpose of this module is to help give you an understanding of business finance, and the role of the Board, Audit Committee, Auditors and the Governance Professional in the preparation, presentation and analysis of financial information.

      Participants will develop an understanding with respect to:

      • Accounting terms and the significance and relevance of financial information
      • The budgeting process including the fundamentals of preparing and mastering budgets
      • Basic concepts underlying the preparation and presentation of financial statements
      • Controls and policies that help ensure accuracy and reliability of accounting systems

      Day 2

      Minutes and Minutes Management

      The purpose of the session is to provide the tools for preparing minutes that protect the organization and its directors – with the objective of evidencing the due-diligence of the Board in its decision-making processes.

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      • The legal and regulatory requirements for minutes
      • Tools and processes for implementing and maintaining effective minutes
      • Best practice minute taking, preparation and maintenance procedures

      Records Management

      This course covers one of the governance professional’s key skills. The governance professional is often responsible for managing the organization’s collective memory, and certainly the core memory related to the Board of Directors and the subject matters most often entrusted to the governance professional, ranging from Board meeting records, to records pertaining to directors, subsidiaries, compliance, and ranging to insider reporting, securities compliance, acquisitions due diligence, ethics matters, and many, many other critical areas of responsibility. Unless there is a robust records management process, things can get messy fast.

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      • Canada Business Corporations Act
      • Provincial business corporations, legislation
      • Confidentiality and longevity
      • Succession and seniority records
      • Board evaluation records

      Day 3

      Board Committees Framework

      The purpose of this session is to provide information on the tools and framework for the purpose of committees, relationship to the board, roles and responsibilities, board delegation along with committee rights and authority.

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      Committee focus and work

      • Types of Committees
      • Committee mandate template
      • Committee reporting process and template
      • Structuring the Committee


      Cancellation and Refund Policy:

      Cancellations can be made up to April 17, 2019 for Toronto session. All cancellations must be received by email to events@gpcanada.org and are subject to a $100 administration fee. No credits or refunds will be given for cancellations received after that date. Attendee name substitutions are allowed at any time. Please email events@gpcanada.org with the replacement contact’s information.

      • 07 Jun 2019
      • 7:00 AM
      • 09 Jun 2019
      • 12:00 PM
      • Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront Hotel, 1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 3T3
      Register

      The Foundations of Governance Course consists of two and a half days covering key areas of governance, which include: the role of the governance professional, director management, advising the board, board dynamics, effectiveness, culture, relationships and conflicts.

      Within each of these areas, practitioners in governance will take a thorough look at central elements of practice and how to navigate difficult situations, apply best practices and important tools in the day to day running of a governance office. This course is a comprehensive view of the key foundations and practice of governance, and essential for professionals both seasoned and new to the role. 

      Program:

      Day 1 - Core of Governance and the role of the governance professional

      This session sets out the expectations and growing role and responsibilities of the Governance Professional.  It will examine the legal commonalities and differences among various kinds of organizations and how they impact oversight, strategic and operational functions.

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      • What is a Governance Professional – Job description
      • The legal, regulatory and public policy basis of governance for not-for-profits, state-owned organizations, private and public corporations;
      • How the principles of accountability, transparency and independence can be practiced effectively in different organizational contexts;
      • Practical tools for developing effective governance practices under different organizational cultures
      • Legal Entities/structures (differences and similarities)
      • Duty of the corporate secretary
      • Director responsibilities, Mandate and fiduciary duties
      • Regulators and Laws
      • NFPs, Crowns, Co-ops, partnerships
      • Officers (role of CEO, Directors, CO), D&O Liability and Integrity agreements
      • Ethics, confidentiality , privacy, Conflicts of Interest, up-the-ladder reporting duties
      • Accountability, Transparency, Independence
      • Policy Management
      • Monitoring governance best practices sponsored by stakeholders

      Day 2 – Director Management – Driving Board Effectiveness throughout the Director Life Cycle

      The purpose of the session is to provide the tools for developing critical processes to enhance Board effectiveness from before directors join the Board, through their tenure and until they leave – with the objective of improving the Board’s decision-making processes

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      • The legal, regulatory and best practice requirements for key director processes
      • The role of the Governance Professional in supporting and encouraging good governance practices with regard to recruiting, orienting, education, evaluating and removing directors

      Day 3 – Soft Skills – Managing and Influencing Board Dynamics, Culture, Relationships & Conflicts

      Boardroom dynamics have a significant yet largely unrecognized impact on good governance.  The governance professional has a critical role in supporting their board in fostering a more conducive boardroom culture by mastering the required soft skills to do so.

      Faculty:

      • Janis Riven, BCL, LLB, MBA, FCIS, Acc.Dir (bio)
      • Heather Laxton, Chief Governance Officer & Corporate Secretary, Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. (bio)

      • John Dinner, President, John T. Dinner Board Governance Services (bio)

      Important Note:

      This Event is one of three courses that make up the full GPC-EP education program and which leads to the GPC.D (Governance Professionals of Canada Designation). 

      You have the option to register and attend this event without committing to the full Education program, however, you will not be eligible to the professional designation (GPC.D), unless you complete all 3 modules as well as their individual exams and the final evaluation. 

      Participants who are registered for the Education program (GPC-EP) will be required to write an exam after the completion of this module. 

      If you wish to enroll in the entire designation program to obtain the GPC.D designation (and save on the cost of the entire program), you can change your registration here: Education program on this link.


      Cancellation and Refund Policy:

      Cancellations can be made up to May 24, 2019 for Vancouver session. All cancellations must be received by email to events@gpcanada.org and are subject to a $100 administration fee. No credits or refunds will be given for cancellations received after that date. Attendee name substitutions are allowed at any time. Please email events@gpcanada.org with the replacement contact’s information.

      • 13 Sep 2019
      • 7:00 AM
      • 15 Sep 2019
      • 12:00 PM
      • The Albany Club, 91 King St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1G3
      Register

      Day 1

      Risk and the Governance Professional

      The purpose of the session is to provide the introductory basics, with selected corresponding tools, to introduce the Governance Professional to two key elements of Risk Management:

      • Enterprise Risk Management- An introduction to the “Mechanics of ERM”
      • Commercial Insurance to protect the Organization and its Directors & Officers

       The role of the Governance Professional in Board Strategy

      • Governing Principles
      • Best Practices
      • Practical Tools
      • Implementation Skills

      Day 2

      CSR, Sustainability and ESG and the role of the Board

      • Governing Principles
      • Best Practices
      • Practical Tools
      • Implementation Skill

      Advanced Financial Fundamentals

      • Governing Principles
      • Best Practices
      • Practical Tools
      • Implementation Skills 

      Day 3

      Ethics

      • Governing Principles
      • Best Practices
      • Practical Tools
      • Implementation Skills 

      Cancellation and Refund Policy:

      Cancellations can be made up to August 23, 2019 for Toronto session. All cancellations must be received by email to events@gpcanada.org and are subject to a $100 administration fee. No credits or refunds will be given for cancellations received after that date. Attendee name substitutions are allowed at any time. Please email events@gpcanada.org with the replacement contact’s information.

      • 04 Oct 2019
      • 7:00 AM
      • 06 Oct 2019
      • 12:00 PM
      • Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront Hotel, City Side Room, 1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 3T3
      Register

      Day 1

      Meeting Processes and AGMs

      The purpose of the session is to provide the tools for holding successful meetings – the ultimate decision-making process for all organizations including:

      • The legal and regulatory requirements for Board, committee and shareholder or member meetings
      • Tools and processes for organizing and holding successful and effective meetings
      • The special nature of shareholder and member meetings and best practices

      Financial Literacy for the Non-Financial Governance Professional

      The purpose of this module is to help give you an understanding of business finance, and the role of the Board, Audit Committee, Auditors and the Governance Professional in the preparation, presentation and analysis of financial information.

      Participants will develop an understanding with respect to:

      • Accounting terms and the significance and relevance of financial information
      • The budgeting process including the fundamentals of preparing and mastering budgets
      • Basic concepts underlying the preparation and presentation of financial statements
      • Controls and policies that help ensure accuracy and reliability of accounting systems

      Day 2

      Minutes and Minutes Management

      The purpose of the session is to provide the tools for preparing minutes that protect the organization and its directors – with the objective of evidencing the due-diligence of the Board in its decision-making processes.

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      • The legal and regulatory requirements for minutes
      • Tools and processes for implementing and maintaining effective minutes
      • Best practice minute taking, preparation and maintenance procedures

      Records Management

      This course covers one of the governance professional’s key skills. The governance professional is often responsible for managing the organization’s collective memory, and certainly the core memory related to the Board of Directors and the subject matters most often entrusted to the governance professional, ranging from Board meeting records, to records pertaining to directors, subsidiaries, compliance, and ranging to insider reporting, securities compliance, acquisitions due diligence, ethics matters, and many, many other critical areas of responsibility. Unless there is a robust records management process, things can get messy fast.

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      • Canada Business Corporations Act
      • Provincial business corporations, legislation
      • Confidentiality and longevity
      • Succession and seniority records
      • Board evaluation records

      Day 3

      Board Committees Framework

      The purpose of this session is to provide information on the tools and framework for the purpose of committees, relationship to the board, roles and responsibilities, board delegation along with committee rights and authority.

      Participants will explore the following topics in depth:

      Committee focus and work

      • Types of Committees
      • Committee mandate template
      • Committee reporting process and template
      • Structuring the Committee


      Cancellation and Refund Policy:

      Cancellations can be made up to September 14, 2019 for Vancouver session. All cancellations must be received by email to events@gpcanada.org and are subject to a $100 administration fee. No credits or refunds will be given for cancellations received after that date. Attendee name substitutions are allowed at any time. Please email events@gpcanada.org with the replacement contact’s information.

    Past events

    12 Sep 2018 Edmonton Chapter Event: I grew up and became a Governance Professional... How did that happen?
    19 Jul 2018 20th Annual Conference: The Governance Professional... 20 Years On
    19 Jun 2018 Calgary Chapter Event - Post-AGM Round-up: Keeping Current on Recent Governance and Disclosure Developments
    15 Jun 2018 Applied Governance (Toronto) - Two and Half day Course
    15 Jun 2018 GPC-EP: Module 2 - Toronto
    14 Jun 2018 BC Chapter Event: Risk Governance
    25 May 2018 Strategic Governance (Vancouver) - Two and Half day Course
    25 May 2018 Foundations of Governance (Vancouver) - Two and Half day Course
    25 May 2018 GPC-EP: Module 1 - Vancouver
    25 May 2018 GPC-EP: Module 3 - Vancouver
    23 May 2018 Edmonton Chapter Event: What Lessons Have Boards Yet to Learn - A Dinner and Round-table Discussion
    04 May 2018 Meetings, Minutes and Running Effective Board Meetings - Vancouver
    27 Apr 2018 Foundations of Governance (Toronto) - Two and Half day Course
    27 Apr 2018 GPC-EP: Module 1 - Toronto
    26 Apr 2018 Edmonton Chapter Event: Increasing the Governance Professional’s Value to the Board: Insider Tips and Tricks from a Board Chair
    16 Apr 2018 BC Chapter Session: #MeToo and the Boardroom
    13 Apr 2018 Applied Governance (Vancouver) - Two and Half day Course
    13 Apr 2018 GPC-EP: Module 2 - Vancouver
    09 Apr 2018 Toronto Chapter Event: Director Independence, Term Limits, Tenure and More - How Canadian Organizations Manage Board Renewal
    27 Mar 2018 Organizational Culture - what is the role of the board
    22 Mar 2018 Cybersecurity Preparedness
    20 Mar 2018 Meetings, Minutes and Running Effective Board Meetings - Ottawa
    13 Mar 2018 Meetings, Minutes and Running Effective Board Meetings - Edmonton
    12 Mar 2018 Meetings, Minutes and Running Effective Board Meetings - Calgary
    15 Feb 2018 Meetings, Minutes and Running Effective Board Meetings - Toronto
    29 Jan 2018 Board Renewal, Succession Planning and Diversity
    28 Nov 2017 Interpreting Financial Statements for the Non-Financial Governance Professional Seminar & GPC Holiday Networking Reception (Edmonton Chapter)
    27 Nov 2017 Interpreting Financial Statements for the Non-Financial Governance Professional Seminar & GPC Holiday Networking Reception (Calgary Chapter)
    21 Nov 2017 Executive Compensation Disclosure - Seminar for Governance Professionals
    17 Nov 2017 Foundations of Governance (Vancouver) - Two and Half day Course
    17 Nov 2017 GPC-EP: Module 1 - Vancouver
    03 Nov 2017 Foundations of Governance (Toronto) - Two and Half day Course
    03 Nov 2017 GPC-EP: Module 1 - Toronto
    27 Sep 2017 GPC Calgary Chapter’s fall social | Rumble in the Alley
    19 Sep 2017 Onboarding and Educating of New Directors - Edmonton
    18 Sep 2017 Best in Class Shareholder Engagement - A Chairman’s View - Toronto
    20 Aug 2017 19th Annual Corporate Governance Conference
    16 Jun 2017 Onboarding and Educating: The Care and Feeding of New Directors - Ottawa
    15 Jun 2017 Onboarding and Educating: The Care and Feeding of New Directors - Montreal
    12 Jun 2017 Governance Essentials for the Corporate Secretary: Two-Day Seminar - Calgary
    08 Jun 2017 Onboarding and Educating: The Care and Feeding of New Directors - Calgary
    17 May 2017 Subsidiary Governance: A Critical Tool for Risk Management
    29 Mar 2017 Meetings, Minutes and More - Ottawa
    24 Mar 2017 Vancouver - Achieving Excellence in Governance: Tips and Tricks, Presented by Aprio Inc.
    23 Mar 2017 Calgary - Achieving Excellence in Governance: Tips and Tricks
    22 Mar 2017 Edmonton - Achieving Excellence in Governance: Tips and Tricks
    01 Mar 2017 Webinar: Sustainability, ESG, and Corporate Social Responsibility and The Board: What Governance Professionals Should Know
    23 Feb 2017 Meetings, Minutes and More - Calgary
    21 Feb 2017 Meetings, Minutes and More - Vancouver
    31 Jan 2017 Meetings, Minutes and More - Toronto
    18 Jan 2017 Vancouver: Meet n' Greet Luncheon
    08 Dec 2016 Edmonton Holiday Cocktails
    08 Dec 2016 Toronto Holiday Cocktail Reception
    24 Nov 2016 Divulgation, gouvernance et communication: au coeur de la réputation des entreprises
    15 Nov 2016 EXCELLENCE IN GOVERNANCE AWARDS
    14 Nov 2016 Governance Essentials for the Corporate Secretary: Two-Day Seminar - Toronto
    28 Oct 2016 Trends in Governance Interactive Breakfast Seminar Presented by Donnelley Financial Solutions & GPC
    13 Oct 2016 Name Rebrand Celebration & Networking Luncheon - Edmonton, Presented by ATB Financial
    12 Oct 2016 Name Rebrand Celebration & Networking Reception - Calgary
    11 Oct 2016 Name Rebrand Celebration & Networking Reception - Vancouver
    11 Oct 2016 Governance Essentials for the Corporate Secretary: Two-Day Seminar - Vancouver
    04 Oct 2016 Executive Compensation Disclosure for Corporate Secretaries
    16 Jun 2016 CALGARY CHAPTER EVENT: The Corporate Secretary’s Perspective on Recent Calgary Takeover Transactions
    31 May 2016 The Role and Duties of the Corporate Secretary - CANCELLED
    18 May 2016 Toronto Corporate Governance Exchange
    10 May 2016 Tips & Tricks to Better Prepare Board Meeting Material
    27 Apr 2016 Subsidiary Governance
    22 Apr 2016 Activism
    21 Apr 2016 Excellence in Subsidiary Governance - Toronto
    20 Apr 2016 How Boards Should Address Ethics, Risks and Integrity
    19 Apr 2016 Crown Corporation Issues
    15 Apr 2016 Meetings, Minutes and More - Vancouver
    14 Apr 2016 Excellence in Subsidiary Governance - Calgary
    13 Apr 2016 Enhancing the Board/Management Relationship
    12 Apr 2016 Private Firm Issues
    05 Apr 2016 Not-For-Profit Organization Issues
    05 Apr 2016 Meetings, Minutes and More - Calgary
    04 Apr 2016 Meetings, Minutes and More - Montreal
    22 Mar 2016 Meetings, Minutes and More - Toronto
    18 Feb 2016 Governance Boot Camp for Not-for-profit Organizations
    14 Jan 2016 Cost saving opportunities in the corporate secretary’s office & Post-holiday reception
    09 Dec 2015 Board Diversity
    09 Dec 2015 Private Firm Issues
    03 Dec 2015 How Boards Should Address Ethics, Risks and Integrity
    02 Dec 2015 Subsidiary Governance
    26 Nov 2015 Proxy Voting
    26 Nov 2015 Crown Corporation Issues
    25 Nov 2015 Shareholder Engagement
    25 Nov 2015 Disclosure
    24 Nov 2015 The Year the Shareholders Spoke Up: A 2015 AGM Wrap Up And What to Expect in 2016
    19 Nov 2015 Cyber Security
    17 Nov 2015 Not-For-Profit Organization Issues
    17 Nov 2015 Enhancing the Board/Management Relationship
    03 Nov 2015 Governance Essentials for the Corporate Secretary: Two-Day Seminar - Webcast
    03 Nov 2015 Governance Essentials for the Corporate Secretary: Two-Day Seminar - Toronto
    26 Jun 2015 The Year the Shareholders Spoke Up: A 2015 AGM Wrap Up - Vancouver
    25 Jun 2015 The Year the Shareholders Spoke Up: A 2015 AGM Wrap Up - Calgary
    23 Jun 2015 The Year the Shareholders Spoke Up: A 2015 AGM Wrap Up - Toronto
    28 May 2015 Governance Essentials for the Corporate Secretary: Two-Day Seminar - Vancouver
    21 May 2015 Toronto Corporate Governance Exchange
    17 Apr 2015 Excellence in Subsidiary Governance - WEBCAST
    17 Apr 2015 Excellence in Subsidiary Governance - Toronto
    26 Jan 2015 Governance Boot Camp for Not-for-profit Organizations - WEBCAST
    26 Jan 2015 Governance Boot Camp for Not-for-profit Organizations - Toronto
    15 Jan 2015 Excellence in Subsidiary Governance
    04 Dec 2014 CSCS Excellence in Governance Award Winners' Panel
    27 Nov 2014 The Board's Emerging Oversight Role in Corporate Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility - Vancouver
    03 Nov 2014 Governance Essentials for the Corporate Secretary: Two-Day Seminar - Webcast
    03 Nov 2014 Governance Essentials for the Corporate Secretary: Two-Day Seminar - Toronto
    28 Oct 2014 The Board's Must Win: CEO Succession Planning - Toronto
    18 Sep 2014 CALGARY SOCIAL EVENT- LAWN BOWLING
    19 Jun 2014 CSCS Calgary Chapter Event: 2014 Annual Shareholder Meetings
    02 Jun 2014 Enterprise Risk Management for Corporate Secretaries
    29 May 2014 CSCS 20th Anniversary Reception - Calgary
    29 May 2014 Governance Essentials for the Corporate Secretary: Two-Day Seminar - Calgary
    28 Apr 2014 Orientation and Onboarding Workshop - Vancouver
    25 Apr 2014 CSCS 20th Anniversary Reception - Vancouver
    25 Apr 2014 Governance Boot Camp for Mining Organizations - Vancouver
    09 Apr 2014 Toronto Corporate Governance Exchange
    12 Mar 2014 Orientation and Onboarding Workshop - Calgary
    06 Mar 2014 Consultation on the Canada Business Corporations Act - Vancouver
    04 Mar 2014 Governance Boot Camp for Mining Organizations - Toronto
    04 Mar 2014 Consultation on the Canada Business Corporations Act - Calgary
    03 Mar 2014 Consultation on the Canada Business Corporations Act - Toronto
    04 Feb 2014 CSCS 20th Anniversary Reception - Toronto
    04 Feb 2014 Orientation and Onboarding Workshop - Toronto
    23 Jan 2014 "Round Table" Conference Call - Co-Ops
    23 Jan 2014 "Round Table" Conference Call - Privately Held Companies
    22 Jan 2014 "Round Table" Conference Call - Not-for-Profit Organizations
    22 Jan 2014 "Round Table" Conference Call - Crown Corporations
    04 Dec 2013 Board Portals and Paperless Boardrooms: A Toronto Power Breakfast
    03 Dec 2013 Board Portals and Paperless Boardrooms: A Calgary Power Breakfast - CANCELLED
    02 Dec 2013 CSCS Calgary Chapter Event: Option Trading, Dark Pools and more for Corporate Secretaries
    02 Dec 2013 Board Portals and Paperless Boardrooms: A Vancouver Power Breakfast
    21 Nov 2013 Corporate Governance and Accountability
    07 Nov 2013 Meet and Greet Toronto
    06 Nov 2013 "Round Table" Conference Call - Small- to Mid-cap Issuers
    30 Oct 2013 Directors' and Officers Liability: Toronto Breakfast Event
    29 Oct 2013 "Round Table" Conference Call - Large- to Mega-cap Issuers
    21 Oct 2013 Vancouver: Discussion on CSA consultation paper 54-401: Review of the Proxy Voting Infrastructure
    18 Oct 2013 Calgary: Discussion on CSA consultation paper 54-401: Review of the Proxy Voting Infrastructure
    17 Oct 2013 "Round Table" Conference Call - Co-Ops
    17 Oct 2013 "Round Table" Conference Call for Privately Held Companies
    16 Oct 2013 "Round Table" Conference Call - Not-for-Profit Organizations
    16 Oct 2013 "Round Table" Conference Call - Crown Corporations
    15 Oct 2013 Toronto: Discussion on CSA consultation paper 54-401: Review of the Proxy Voting Infrastructure
    10 Oct 2013 Montreal: Discussion on CSA consultation paper 54-401: Review of the Proxy Voting Infrastructure
    04 Oct 2013 Directors' and Officers Liability: Edmonton Breakfast Event
    03 Oct 2013 Directors and Officers Liability: Calgary Breakfast Event
    02 Oct 2013 Directors and Officers Liability: Vancouver Breakfast Event
    16 Sep 2013 Disclosure Requirements Regarding Women on Boards and in Senior Management
    18 Aug 2013 Excellence In Governance Awards Reception & Dinner
    18 Aug 2013 15th Annual Corporate Governance Conference
    20 Jun 2013 Board & Committee Minutes: A Hands-on Workshop - Toronto
    18 Jun 2013 CSCS Calgary Chapter Event: Shareholder Activism
    14 Jun 2013 Continuous Disclosure and Material Change Reporting - Toronto
    03 Jun 2013 Continuous Disclosure and Material Change Reporting - Calgary
    31 May 2013 Continuous Disclosure and Material Change Reporting - Vancouver
    23 May 2013 Governance Essentials for the Corporate Secretary - Vancouver
    23 May 2013 Meet and Greet Vancouver
    20 Mar 2013 Board & Committee Minutes: A Hands-on Workshop - Vancouver
    18 Mar 2013 Board & Committee Minutes: A Hands-on Workshop - Calgary
    14 Feb 2013 "Round Table" Conference Call - Large Issuers
    14 Feb 2013 "Round Table" Conference Call - Private Sector
    13 Feb 2013 "Round Table" Conference Call - Small & Medium Size Issuers
    13 Feb 2013 "Round Table" Conference Call - Not-for-Profit Organizations
    12 Feb 2013 "Round Table" Conference Call - Crown Corporation
    06 Dec 2012 THE Executive Compensation Course for Corporate Secretaries: Calgary
    05 Dec 2012 THE Executive Compensation Course for Corporate Secretaries: Vancouver
    29 Nov 2012 THE Executive Compensation Course for Corporate Secretaries: Toronto
    22 Nov 2012 "Round Table" Conference Call for Private Companies
    20 Nov 2012 "Round Table" Conference Call for Small & Medium Size Issuers
    20 Nov 2012 "Round Table" Conference Calls for Large Issuers
    13 Nov 2012 "Round Table" Conference Call for Crown Corporations
    13 Nov 2012 "Round Table" Conference Call for Not-for-Profit Organizations
    19 Aug 2012 14th Annual Corporate Governance Conference
    12 Jun 2012 Discussion on Governance in Times of Crisis | Discussion sur la gouvernance en temps de crise
    29 May 2012 Meetings and Governance Best Practices - Edmonton
    28 May 2012 Meetings and Governance Best Practices - Calgary
    25 May 2012 Meetings and Governance Best Practices - Vancouver
    23 May 2012 The Canadian Institute’s National Forum on Protecting and Defending the Board
    14 May 2012 Meetings and Governance Best Practices - Toronto
    05 Dec 2011 Alberta Chapter of CSCS: Annual Christmas Cocktail Reception and Update on Shareholder Democracy Issues
    22 Nov 2011 THE Executive Compensation Course for Corporate Secretaries: Calgary
    21 Nov 2011 THE Executive Compensation Course for Corporate Secretaries: Vancouver
    25 Oct 2011 CSCS Alberta Chapter: Panel Discussion on the Proposed National Instrument 51-103
    24 Oct 2011 CSCS 2011 SHAREHOLDER DEMOCRACY SUMMIT
    13 Oct 2011 THE Executive Compensation Course for Corporate Secretaries: Toronto
    08 Aug 2011 CSCS Webinar - Planning to Network
    20 Jun 2011 CSCS Calgary Chapter: AGM Roundtable Discussion & 1st Annual CSCS Calgary Chapter Golf Classic
    18 May 2011 The role of the Corporate Secretary in Recruiting, Orienting, Educating and Evaluating Directors: Edmonton
    05 May 2011 CSCS Calgary Chapter: Discussion on Directors’ Compensation and Executive Compensation Trends & Policies
    09 Mar 2011 The role of the Corporate Secretary in Recruiting, Orienting, Educating and Evaluating Directors: Ottawa
    07 Mar 2011 The role of the Corporate Secretary in Recruiting, Orienting, Educating and Evaluating Directors: Toronto
    03 Mar 2011 The role of the Corporate Secretary in Recruiting, Orienting, Educating and Evaluating Directors: Calgary
    01 Mar 2011 The role of the Corporate Secretary in Recruiting, Orienting, Educating and Evaluating Directors: Vancouver
    01 Jan 2011 CSCS 12th Annual Corporate Governance Conference - WEBINAR NOW AVAILABLE
    26 Nov 2010 CSCS Practical Workshop / Toronto
    24 Nov 2010 CSCS Practical Workshop / Ottawa

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