News & Publications

With our finger on the pulse of corporate governance in Canada and abroad, the ICD produces and distributes a number of high-quality governance resources to keep our members up to date and well-informed.

Director Journal

Director Journal is the official print publication of the Institute of Corporate Directors and features in-depth analysis of governance issues and trends written by experienced directors, senior executives, and governance experts. This full-colour publication is published and distributed to members six times a year.        
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ISSN 2371-5634 (Print)
ISSN 2371-5650 (Online)

Director Lens

Our regular communique to ICD members with a focus on current issues of relevance to directors as well as upcoming events acorss Canada, ICD course deadlines and board opportunities.

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Conference Connects e-newsletter

Stay connected to ICD's national governance gathering prior to the event with thought-provoking newsletter articles based on the conference themes.  Post-conference each issue will contain special reports on the highlights and key learnings from the day. 

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Directors' Responsibilities Guide

Developed by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in collaboration with the ICD, the 6th edition of Directors’ Responsibilities in Canada offers Canadian directors a comprehensive guide to the responsibilities and potential liabilities imposed on directors of Canadian corporations, as well as strategies for mitigating business as well as personal risk. 

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Eyes on Governance e-newsletter

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Latest Articles

Are directors on board with artificial intelligence?

Are directors on board with artificial intelligence?


A quick glance at current book titles would likely convince you that an artificial intelligence revolution is at hand.  

The board and culture

The board and culture


Recent events serve to reinforce the integral role the board must play in understanding and overseeing organizational culture.

Repenser le rôle social de l’entreprise

Repenser le rôle social de l’entreprise

Suzanne Dansereau

Available in French only. Les gens d’affaires doivent-ils troquer leur prudence face aux débats sociaux pour un rôle plus actif?

Directors on the Move

Directors on the Move

Spencer Stuart

Directors on the Move™ provides a detailed listing of new, publicly announced board appointments across Canada.

ICD Chapter Event Insights

ICD Chapter Event Insights


Takeaways from regular ICD chapter events across the country