For Immediate Release
November 30, 2017

Canadian securities regulators release detailed data from review of women on boards and in executive officer positions

Toronto – The securities regulatory authorities in Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Québec, Saskatchewan and Yukon today published the underlying data used to prepare CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-309 Staff Review of Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions – Compliance with NI 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices, which was published on October 5, 2017.

The data was compiled from public documents filed on SEDAR and includes the name, industry and year-end of the 660 non-venture issuers with year-ends between December 31, 2016 and March 31, 2017 that filed information circulars or annual information forms by July 31, 2017 as it relates to women on boards and in executive officer positions.

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.

For more information:

Kristen Rose
Ontario Securities Commission
416-593-2336

Sylvain Théberge
Autorité des marchés financiers
514-940-2176

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

Andrew Nicholson
Financial and Consumer Services
Commission, New Brunswick
506-658-3021

David Harrison
Nova Scotia Securities Commission
902-424-8586

Kimberly Ryan
Office of the Superintendent
of Securities
Newfoundland and Labrador
709-729-2602

Rhonda Horte
Office of the Yukon Superintendent
of Securities
867-667-5466

Jeff Mason
Nunavut Securities Office
867-975-6591

Tom Hall
Office of the Superintendent
of Securities
Northwest Territories
867-767-9305

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