Upcoming Events

    • 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.

    Read More!

    • 22 Mar 2019
    • 8:00 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.

    • 04 Apr 2019
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • 66 Wellington Street West Suite 5300, TD Bank Tower, Toronto ON M5K 1E6 Canada
    Register

    In person and webinar registration available for this session.

    WEBINAR PARTICIPANTS: Please note this session is being streamed live at 4 pm EST

    Join us for a networking reception and a conversation on:

    #MeTooChanges: The New Workplace Reality and the Role of the Board

    We’re changing how we talk about violence and harassment in the workplace. What does this mean for governance professionals and boards? Some issues we’ll explore in this session:

    ·       Changes in overall perception and reaction on violence and harassment in the workforce.

    ·       Board responsibilities for leadership in workplace culture

    ·       The board’s role in crisis response to allegations of harassment

    ·       What if your board is the problem? How to deal with individuals who are “untouchable

    ·       Bill C-65: discussing legislation relating to sexual assault and harassment in the workplace and who will be affected


    Sponsored by:
                 


    • 12 Apr 2019
    • 7:00 AM
    • 14 Apr 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • TERMINAL CITY CLUB, 837 West Hastings Street , Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 1B6
    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 
    • 30 Apr 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • The Albany Club, 91 King St. E., Toronto, ON
    Register

    The GPC Not-for-Profit Governance Boot Camp is designed to tackle the issues that have the greatest impact on overall board effectiveness and good governance for not-for-profit organizations. Providing you with tools to deal with shifting priorities, new risks and increased complexity in this sector, in order to help you keep pace with the speed of resulting governance changes.

    Rethinking your governance model to have your Board focus on its contribution is critical. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to create a new platform from which you and your Board can deliver greater value.

    Each participant will have the opportunity to identify their own governance priorities and challenges prior to the Boot Camp, and will leave having the opportunity to identify opportunities to address their own issues in practical and impactful ways.

    Who Should Attend

    All sessions are designed for and open to NFP Board leaders, Board members and their governance professionals. The program is formatted to be conducive to acquiring knowledge and tips that are immediately applicable in any organization.

    Agenda

    Participants will learn how to view the role and contribution of their boards differently from traditional models. The workshop will challenge conventional governance thinking and how the Board can play a more integral role in organizational success.

    1.       Introduction

    2.       Board Structure

    • A new governance framework
    • From Governance Inputs to Outcomes
    • Common Governance Challenges (and Solutions!)
    • Board accountabilities
    • Individual director responsibilities
    • Board make-up
    • Committees
    • Board leadership

    3. Board Processes

    • Board member life-cycle
    • Board and Committee
    • Effectiveness Effective Meetings

    4. Board Culture / Dynamics

    • Teamwork, director independence and conduct
    • Board / Director relationship with Staff
    • Meeting effectiveness

    5. Healthcare Governance Case Study

    • Application of session learning

    6. Re-cap of Issues / Adjournment 

    About the Speaker

    John Dinner, President
    John T. Dinner Board Governance Services

    For the past 15 years, John Dinner has been consulting to boards of directors across sectors and across Canada.

    He provides valued counsel, guidance and support to boards who want to govern well.

    Prior to his highly successful career as a consultant, John provided management support to the board of directors of a leading Canadian financial institution. During this time, his work was recognized with the National Award in Governance.

    • 03 May 2019
    • 7:00 AM
    • 05 May 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire, 255 Barclay Parade SW, Calgary AB, T2P5C2
    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 
    • 27 May 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM (PDT)
    • Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 1B6
    Register

    This leading program will offer a full day of expert panels and round-table discussions designed for executives and professionals of all levels and organizations, and will discuss the following:

    • What is ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance), Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility and how does this relate to the board’s role?
    • The legal, investor and business cases driving boards to adopt best practices in ESG governance and oversight
    • What should sustainability practitioners, governance professionals and corporate directors know about ESG Governance?
    • Practices that competent boards should have in place to build sustainability and ESG governance in their organizations
    • What is the ESG Role of the Governance Professional?
    • What are the barriers, how to address them, and what do governance professionals need to advance their efforts?

    Audience

    This session is appropriate for any governance professional, board member or leader who has (or would like to have) a key role vis a vis their board’s oversight and accountability of ESG & sustainability. It is also relevant for investors, owners and sustainability, CSR, risk, strategy or investor relations professionals who seek to better understand and be on top of this trend.

     Event Sponsor:

     

     



    Please note this is a green event - presentation packages will not be handed out. Only electronic copies will be emailed prior to event.

    • 31 May 2019
    • 7:30 AM
    • 02 Jun 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Ivey Donald K. Johnson Centre, 130 King Street West, Exchange Tower, Toronto, ON M5X 1A9
    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
    • 8:00 AM
    • 09 Jun 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • TBD, Vancouver
    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 Jun 2019
    • 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • The Spoke Club, 600 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1M3
    Register

    There is clear evidence that diverse boards enhance all facets of a company’s performance, so as business leaders, it is our duty to all step up today and collectively be Agents of Change in advancing board diversity in Canada.

    This panel will provide valuable insights on how can you be an Agent of Change in making board diversity a strategic opportunity for your board-building, and how to make your board diversity mandate ‘best-in-class’.

    8 Board Diversity Mandate Questions

    1. What is your definition of diversity? Thought, skills, experience, gender, age, industry and geographic
    2. What does board diversity means to your company in terms of the commitment and needs?
    3. Term limits and age limits - Pros and cons
    4. Targets for women representation on your board
    5. Where do you look for new board talent?
    6. Do you have an internal diversity champion?
    7. Board performance evaluation, board assessment and succession planning process
    8. How do you ensure diverse board candidates in the board search process?

    Moderator: Deborah Rosati, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D, Corporate Director, Founder & CEO, Women Get On Board Inc.

    Panelists: George Horhota, B.A., J.D., ICD.D, Co-founder, The Brockton and Director, Community Trust Company; Ekta Mendhi, Senior Director, Corporate Strategy, CIBC and Co-Chair of the Canadian Gender and Good Governance Alliance (CGGGA)

    Program:
    4:30 pm – 5:00 pm – Registration and networking
    5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Panel discussion
    6:00 pm – 6:15pm – Q&A
    6:15 pm – 7:00 pm – Wine and cheese and mingling

    • 13 Sep 2019
    • 7:30 AM
    • 15 Sep 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Ivey Donald K. Johnson Centre, 130 King Street West, Exchange Tower, Toronto, ON M5X 1A9
    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
    • TERMINAL CITY CLUB, 837 West Hastings Street , Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 1B6
    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

14 Mar 2019 Meetings, Minutes and Running Effective Board Meetings - Edmonton
07 Mar 2019 Strategy & Business Planning Boot Camp for the Governance Professional
01 Mar 2019 Applied Governance (Calgary) - Two and Half day Course
21 Feb 2019 Meetings, Minutes and Running Effective Board Meetings - Toronto
13 Feb 2019 Meetings, Minutes and Running Effective Board Meetings - Montreal
06 Feb 2019 Meetings, Minutes and Running Effective Board Meetings - Vancouver
05 Feb 2019 Meetings, Minutes and Running Effective Board Meetings - Calgary
04 Feb 2019 Meetings, Minutes and Running Effective Board Meetings - Ottawa
14 Jan 2019 GPC-Ottawa Chapter Meeting
10 Jan 2019 GPC Edmonton Chapter Panel: Disclosure and Reporting for All Sectors & GPC Edmonton 2019 Kick-Off Reception
06 Dec 2018 GPC - Annual Holiday Cocktail Reception
29 Nov 2018 GPC Calgary Chapter Event - From Corporate Secretary to Director: Insights Across Both Sides of the Fence & Holiday Social Reception
09 Nov 2018 Foundations of Governance (Calgary) - Two and Half day Course
25 Oct 2018 2018 Excellence in Governance Awards
12 Oct 2018 Strategic Governance (Toronto) - Two and Half day Course
12 Oct 2018 GPC-EP: Module 3 - Toronto
10 Oct 2018 Impacts of Cannabis in the Workplace: Are You Ready?
28 Sep 2018 Applied Governance (Vancouver) - Two and Half day Course
28 Sep 2018 GPC-EP: Module 2 - Vancouver
26 Sep 2018 BC Chapter event: TSX Venture Corporate Governance Best Practices
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


Upcoming Partners Event

NOT A Member Yet?        Join us


Official Partner of GPC

Governance Professionals of Canada - 21 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 802, Toronto, ON M4T 1L9
TEL: (416) 921-5449/1-800-774-2850 | FAX (416) 967-6320 | info@gpcanada.org |www.gpcanada.org 

© 2016 Governance Professionals of Canada

Terms of Use   |   Contact

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software