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OSC announces agenda and panellists for roundtable on diversity in Canada’s capital markets

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The roundtable will explore approaches to broader diversity, investor and issuer perspectives on disclosure, alignment with local and international market developments.

TORONTO — The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced the agenda and panellists for its roundtable on diversity, beyond gender which will take place on Thursday, September 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

The OSC has assembled a panel to discuss the Canadian Securities Administrators’ (CSA) diversity consultation and to explore approaches to broader diversity, investor and issuer perspectives on disclosure, alignment with local and international market developments and more. The roundtable panellists are:

Melanie Adams, VP & Head, Responsible Investment, RBC Global Asset Management
Joseph Bastien, Associate Director, Inclusive Economy, SHARE
Jean-Paul Bureaud, Executive Director, FAIR Canada
Gigi Dawe, VP Policy and Research, Institute of Corporate Directors
Peter Dey, Chairman, Paradigm Capital
Nils F. Engelstad, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Alamos Gold Inc.
Rhonda Goldberg, Executive Vice-President and General Counsel, IGM Financial Inc.
Kelly Gorman, Executive Vice President, Governance Advisory, Kingsdale Advisors
Michela Gregory, Director, Responsible Investing and ESG Services, NEI Investments
Michael Holder, Managing Partner, North Star Legal Professional Corporation and Managing Director, North Star Consultants Inc.
Geordie Hungerford, CEO, First Nations Financial Management Board
Sarah Kaplan, Distinguished Professor, Founding Director, Institute for Gender and the Economy, Rotman Schoolof Management, University of Toronto

The panel will be moderated by Grant Vingoe, CEO, Ontario Securities Commission and Naizam Kanji, General Counsel, Ontario Securities Commission.


To review the agenda and to register to attend, please visit the OSC website.

The CSA’s proposed amendments to Form 58-101F1 Corporate Governance Disclosure of National Instrument 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices and changes to National Policy 58-201 Corporate Governance Guidelines were published on April 13, and the comment period has been extended to September 29.

The mandate of the OSC is to provide protection to investors from unfair, improper or fraudulent practices, to foster fair, efficient and competitive capital markets and confidence in the capital markets, to foster capital formation


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